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Music and Literary Legacy of Harry S. Stamper Jr. Celebrated Sat., August 10

Music and Literary Legacy of Harry S. Stamper Jr. Celebrated Sat., August 10

Harry S. Stamper Jr.A celebration of the musical and literary legacy of acclaimed songwriter, folksinger, longshoreman, and community and labor activist Harry S. Stamper Jr. will be held Saturday, August 10, 2013, at 7:30 p.m., at the Wesley Center, 1236 Kincaid St., Eugene.

The event will feature

UO Libraries’ Kelley McGrath Receives Nancy B. Olson Award

UO Libraries’ Kelley McGrath Receives Nancy B. Olson Award

Kelley McGrathMetadata Management Librarian Kelley McGrath has been named the winner of the Nancy B. Olson Award for 2013. Each year, Online Audiovisual Catalogers (OLAC), an international organization for catalogers concerned with all types of nonprint materials, honors an individual who contributes to major advances in the field of audiovisual cataloging.

Margaret Bean Receives UO Libraries' Solari Incentive Award

Margaret Bean Receives UO Libraries' Solari Incentive Award

Margaret Bean

Margaret Bean, head of the Science Library, has received a 2013 Solari Incentive Award for her proposal to establish a Science Boot Camp for librarians in the region.

Elizabeth Peterson Is UO Libraries' 2013 Solari Recognition Award Winner

Elizabeth Peterson Is UO Libraries' 2013 Solari Recognition Award Winner

Elizabeth PetersonElizabeth Peterson, humanities/literature librarian, who is also a subject specialist for cinema studies, has been named the recipient of the library's 2013 Solari Recognition Award.

Library Stages Poster Graphics Competition during Student Research Events

Library Stages Poster Graphics Competition during Student Research Events

During the recent UO Graduate Research Forum and the Undergraduate Symposium held in the EMU, the UO Libraries organized a research poster competition in which students’ posters were judged on the quality of graphics used and the aesthetic and visual impact they had in supporting the overall research presentation. The use of graphics to convey central research themes, the use of color and fonts to communicate research ideas, and originality were considered in the judging.

Internet2 Honors Huter and Smith of UO's Network Startup Resource Center

Internet2 Honors Huter and Smith of UO's Network Startup Resource Center

dale smith receives internet2 awardTwo leaders of the University of Oregon-based Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC)– Steven Huter and Dale Smith (at left, in photo) – have received the Internet2 President's Leadership Award for their efforts in building and expanding Internet infrastructure and training technicians around the world. The NSRC is housed in Knight Library.

Oregon’s Latino Heritage to Be Celebrated at June 6 Event

Oregon’s Latino Heritage to Be Celebrated at June 6 Event

latino roots imageA celebration of the role of Oregon’s Latino community in helping shape the state’s cultural, social and political history will be held on Thursday, June 6, in Knight Library on the University of Oregon campus. "Latino Roots Celebration," which runs from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., will feature music, speakers, a display of student work completed in a Latino studies class, and more.

Submit Research Papers Now for a Chance to Win $1,500!

Submit Research Papers Now for a Chance to Win $1,500!

student and librarian at computerIf you completed a top-quality paper or project in a 300- or 400-level class during winter or spring term 2013, or if you completed an undergraduate thesis in winter or spring, you could win up to $1,500 for your efforts.

Ethiopic Manuscript Imaging Project Topic of May 22 Talk

Ethiopic Manuscript Imaging Project Topic of May 22 Talk

ethiopic manuscriptSteve Delamarter, from George Fox University, will discuss the Ethiopic Manuscript Imaging Project (EMIP) on Wednesday, May 22, at 3:30 p.m., in Knight Library’s Browsing Room. Delamarter will describe how technical and organizational challenges factor into managing a large digital humanities project with more than 20 collaborators.

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