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Basketball Legend Bill Walton and Kesey's Merry Pranksters Visit UO Libraries SCUA

Basketball Legend Bill Walton and Kesey's Merry Pranksters Visit UO Libraries SCUA

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L-R: Merry Pranksters Carolyn "Mountain Girl" Garcia and Ken Babbs; UO Director of Library Development Keri Aronson; UO Libraries Associate Dean Andrew Bonamici; Bill Walton; UO Dean of Libraries Adriene Lim; Sunshine Kesey

February 4, 2015

"We have all come to the Knight Library to be blessed, to be blessed by the spirit, by the essence, and by the dreams and thought of one of our great and dear friends, Ken Kesey." --Bill Walton

This morning the UO Libraries welcomed some very special guests, including one who gives a whole new meaning to "big man on campus."

Open Letter to the UO Community

Open Letter to the UO Community

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Adriene Lim, Dean of Libraries and Philip H. Knight Chair

January 29, 2015

Subject: Records Release Incident

Free Lecture: A Taste of... The History and Art of the Book

Free Lecture: A Taste of... The History and Art of the Book

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Monday, February 2, 2015, 7:00 p.m.

Monday, February 2, 2015
7:00 pm
Knight Library Browsing Room
Free and open to the public

James Fox, Head of UO Libraries Special Collections and University Archives, will give a presentation on the long and rich history of the book, both as a human-made artifact and a means for transmitting culture.

Good-bye Broadway, Hello France: Songs from the Era of World War I

Good-bye Broadway, Hello France: Songs from the Era of World War I

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Selected from the UO Libraries' Historic Sheet Music Collection

January 25, 2015 - March 20, 2015
Knight Library, first and third floors

To mark the centennial of the start of World War I, this exhibit highlights songs from the UO Libraries’ Historic Sheet Music Collection that were popular during the World War I years (1914-1918).

New Tribal Papers Added to Historic Oregon Newspapers Online

New Tribal Papers Added to Historic Oregon Newspapers Online

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Thanks to collaborations with the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde and funding from UO Libraries donors, three new titles documenting Native American news, views, and history are now available for searching and browsing on Historic Oregon Newspapers online:

Apparatus: Drawings from the United States Patent Office

Apparatus: Drawings from the United States Patent Office

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Compiled and Prepared by Craig Hickman

January, 2015 - March, 2015

Knight Library, first floor

Die Weiße Rose - The White Rose

Die Weiße Rose - The White Rose

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An Exhibit Chronicling the White Rose Resistance Group in Nazi Germany

January 5 - March 20, 2015

Global Scholars Hall (Eugene campus, 1710 E. 15th Ave.),
1st floor and mezzanine (exhibit map)

Good-bye Broadway, Hello France: Songs from the Era of World War I

Good-bye Broadway, Hello France: Songs from the Era of World War I

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A Concert featuring Students from the UO School of Music and Dance

January 27, 2015, 6 p.m.

Knight Library Browsing Room
Light Refreshments Served
Free Admission

To mark the centennial of the outbreak of World War I, students from the UO School of Music and Dance will present a concert of period songs chosen from the UO Libraries' Historic Sheet Music Collection. The event will also feature brief historical remarks by Alex Dracobly of the Department of History.

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