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Activating Undergraduate Education with Special Collections and UO Museums

Activating Undergraduate Education with Special Collections and UO Museums

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Monday, May 12, 3:30 p.m.

The UO's Teaching Effectiveness Program will offer a workshop for faculty members and GTFs entitled "Activating Undergraduate Education with the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Museum of Natural and Cultural History, and Special Collections" on Monday, May 12, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.in Knight Library's Browsing Room.

Exhibit Curators and Students Speak on the History of Recipes

Exhibit Curators and Students Speak on the History of Recipes

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Tuesday, April 22, 4 p.m.

An opening of a new exhibit in the UO Libraries Special Collections and University Archives on the second floor of Knight Library will feature exhibit curators and Clark Honors College students speaking on the evolution of recipes from 1400 to 2000.

The opening is set for Tuesday, April 22, in Knight Library’s Browsing Room beginning at 4 p.m. Tours of the exhibit will be offered following the presentations.

Oregon Arts Commission Showcases Oregon Folklife Network

Oregon Arts Commission Showcases Oregon Folklife Network

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Couple of Alder, 1973. http://ofn.uoregon.edu/

Oregon Folklife Network, housed on the second floor of Knight Library, was recently profiled in the Oregon Art Commission’s Impact section of its website.

The Strategic Spotlight item provides comments by Riki Salzman, OFN’s executive director, and describes several OFN projects. The feature is available here.

Library Digital Wallpaper Design Competition Ends May 19

Library Digital Wallpaper Design Competition Ends May 19

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2013 winning design, by Sarah Yablok.

The UO Libraries is sponsoring a contest to design new digital wallpaper for the library's workstations. The winning design will be used on more than 700 computers throughout the libraries. The creator of the winning design will receive a $250 prize.

The digital design contest is open to all current UO students.

Deadline for submissions is Monday, May 19, 2014, 5:00 pm. Multiple entries may be submitted.

Entries will be judged by a committee of students and a faculty member.

Library Instagram Contest for UO Students Runs April 14-May 14

Library Instagram Contest for UO Students Runs April 14-May 14

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The UO Libraries is sponsoring an Instagram contest promoting the launch of our latest social media platform. The contest runs from April 14 to May 14.

To enter, follow @uoregonlibraries and tag your photo with #myuolibraries. Show us how you see and use your UO Libraries.

To submit and enter, you must be a current UO student. Two winners will be selected: People’s Choice (photo with most likes) and Jury’s Choice (best-quality photo). Each winner will receive $50 in Campus Cash.

Special Collections Open House Showcases Papers of Latino Labor Organization PCUN

Special Collections Open House Showcases Papers of Latino Labor Organization PCUN

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Wednesday, May 7, 4 p.m.-6 p.m.

Educators, students, and community members interested in learning more about conducting research in areas related to Latino/a and Latin American Studies are invited are invited to an open house on the UO campus on Wednesday, May 7, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Knight Library Exhibit Examines Rajneeshee Controversy

Knight Library Exhibit Examines Rajneeshee Controversy

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An exhibit in Knight Library takes a multifaceted look at the controversial City of Rajneeshpuram, an intentional community established in 1981 by a group of followers of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh near the small town of Antelope in central Oregon.

Free Lecture Explores Mozart’s Genius

Free Lecture Explores Mozart’s Genius

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Tuesday, April 29, 7 p.m.

A free public lecture exploring the nature of Mozart’s originality will be offered in Knight Library’s Browsing Room at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Was Mozart simply a wildly inventive genius, or was he also a true product of his time who “spoke” the musical language he inherited from predecessors and contemporaries?

UO Libraries' 2013 Undergraduate Research Award Winners Named

UO Libraries' 2013 Undergraduate Research Award Winners Named

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Six University of Oregon students who authored outstanding research papers and theses during the 2013 calendar year have been named winners in the university's Undergraduate Research Awards competition sponsored by the University of Oregon Libraries.

The annual competitive program honors UO students who produce exceptional original research and scholarship using resources available through the UO Libraries.

A reception honoring the winners is planned for April 25, 2014.

Patricia Aufderheide Speaks on Legal Trends and Best Practices for Copyrighted Material

Patricia Aufderheide Speaks on Legal Trends and Best Practices for Copyrighted Material

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Tuesday, April 29, 4 p.m.

Patricia Aufderheide, a professor in the School of Communication at American University in Washington, D.C., and coauthor of Reclaiming Fair Use: How to Put Balance Back in Copyright, will speak on “Remixing Scholarship: When, Why, and How Using Copyrighted Material in Your Work Is a Good Thing” on Tuesday, April 29, at 4 p.m. in Knight Library’s Browsing Room.

Several hypothetical scenarios illustrate the complexity in the use of copyrighted materials:

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