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Science Library Extends Hours During Dead and Finals Week

Science Library Extends Hours During Dead and Finals Week

science libraryThe Science Library will remain open a couple of extra hours each evening Tuesday-Thursday, March 12-14, during Dead Week and Sunday-Thursday, March 17-21, during Finals Week to provide space for those needing extra time to complete coursework and study.

John Wilkin to Speak on Crowdsourcing the Public Domain, April 1

John Wilkin to Speak on Crowdsourcing the Public Domain, April 1

john wilkinJohn Wilkin is well known in research university circles and is often quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education. He will visit the UO campus on April 1 to give a talk entitled “Crowdsourcing the Public Domain.”

Hear about Folk Heroes of the Pacific Northwest, Wed., Mar. 13

Hear about Folk Heroes of the Pacific Northwest, Wed., Mar. 13

bill sullivanBill Sullivan, Oregon's hiking guru, will present an entertaining, informative slide show entitled "DB Cooper and the Exploding Whale: Folk Heroes of the Northwest" on Wednesday, March 13, at 7 p.m. in Knight Library's Browsing Room.

UO Libraries to Offer Data Management Course in Spring 2013

UO Libraries to Offer Data Management Course in Spring 2013

The UO Libraries will be offering a new 1-credit seminar during the spring 2013 quarter, “Data Management,” taught by Victoria Mitchell. 

Free Insight Seminar Lecture to Focus on Sonnets

Free Insight Seminar Lecture to Focus on Sonnets

On Monday, April 29, Leah Middlebrook, professor of comparative literature at the UO, will offer a free lecture entitled "Sonnetization: The Fateful Encounter of Argument and Song Launches the Poem of Western Modernity." The lecture runs from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Knight Library's Browsing Room. Professor Middlebrook will explore the thirteenth-century origins of the sonnet form, highlighting the flexibility, durability, and perennial modernity of this form of poem.

Free Insight Seminar Lecture to Focus on Virginia Woolf

Free Insight Seminar Lecture to Focus on Virginia Woolf

On Monday, April 1, Paul Peppis, professor of English at the UO, will offer a free lecture entitled "Modernizing Fiction, Writing Minds: The Case of Virginia Woolf. The lecture runs from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Knight Library's Browsing Room.

Free Workshops on Women and Wikipedia Content Offered March 8-9

Free Workshops on Women and Wikipedia Content Offered March 8-9

wikipedia globeCelebrate International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month by teaching and encouraging our community members to become Wikipedians and by adding topics on women to Wikipedia’s content.

UO Faculty: Nominate Research Material by March 29 for Purchase

UO Faculty: Nominate Research Material by March 29 for Purchase

Each year, the UO Libraries adds several new research titles to its collections through the Stanley B. Greenfield Faculty Awards Program. Nominations for 2013 are now open to UO faculty members who would like to suggest items for purchase. The deadline for proposing titles is Friday, March 29, 2013; the awards will be announced soon thereafter.

Remote Reference Service Now on 4th Floor of Knight Library

Remote Reference Service Now on 4th Floor of Knight Library

The 4th floor of Knight Library now has a remote reference service desk at the top of the stairwell. Librarians will be at this desk Monday-Thursday from 1-4 p.m. and will also be available to assist patrons on the 2nd and 3rd floors. These librarians will be available to assist patrons getting started with research, finding books and articles, citing sources, and more.

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