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Faculty Asked to Nominate Outstanding Undergraduate Research Projects Completed in Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall 2014

Faculty Asked to Nominate Outstanding Undergraduate Research Projects Completed in Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall 2014

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Last years URA winners, Kimberly Lerner, Natalie Brezack, Kyle Swartzlender, Amber Bryan, and Gabriel Sanchez. Not pictured, Lindsay Thane.

Each year through its Undergraduate Research Awards program, the UO Libraries recognizes UO students who complete outstanding research projects using library resources and services. Students can earn up to $1,500 for their award-winning papers, projects, and theses.

Awards are given in two categories:

Undergraduate Research Award Entries Due Jan. 23, 2015, for Projects Completed in Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall 2014

Undergraduate Research Award Entries Due Jan. 23, 2015, for Projects Completed in Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall 2014

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Last years URA winners, Kimberly Lerner, Natalie Brezack, Kyle Swartzlender, Amber Bryan, and Gabriel Sanchez. Not pictured, Lindsay Thane.

Deadline: January 23 for Fall 2014 Papers

Each year through its Undergraduate Research Awards program, the UO Libraries recognizes UO undergraduates who produce high-quality research projects using the library's extensive resources and services. The amount of the awards typically ranges from $1,000 to $1,500.

Awards are given in two categories:

Architecture and Allied Arts Library Celebrates 100 Years of Service

Architecture and Allied Arts Library Celebrates 100 Years of Service

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Friday, October 17, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

The Architecture and Allied Arts Library will help celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts (A&AA) with an open house on Friday, October 17, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Located in Lawrence Hall, the A&AA Library has been part of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts since its inception.

UO Insight Seminar Surveys Mythology

UO Insight Seminar Surveys Mythology

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So-called “Zeus of Otricoli.” Marble, Roman copy after a Greek original from the 4th century.

Saturdays, November 1, 8, 13, 22, 9:30 a.m.-noon

The UO Libraries' UO Insight Seminar series continues this fall with an offering that explores the mythology of several different cultures. UO Insight Seminars are noncredit and ungraded, and are intended for those who wish to continue college-level reading and study in a more casual learning environment.

Knight Library Now Open Around the Clock Sun.-Fri.

Knight Library Now Open Around the Clock Sun.-Fri.

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For the rest of fall term, Knight Library will open Sundays at 9 a.m., and remain open around the clock until 7 p.m. on Fridays. Around-the-clock hours will end Friday, December 12, the end of fall term. Around-the-clock hours will go into effect again starting with the third week of classes in both winter and spring terms.

Knight Library Now Home to InTRO, New Technology Referral Service for Faculty

Knight Library Now Home to InTRO, New Technology Referral Service for Faculty

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A new program designed to give UO faculty and graduate students easier access to instructional technology resources has opened in Knight Library. The Instructional Technology Referral Office (InTRO) is a first-stop resource designed to facilitate faculty implementation of educational technology. It is located in Room 147A of Knight Library.

LibrarySearch Training Sessions Scheduled

LibrarySearch Training Sessions Scheduled

If you have questions about using the library’s new LibrarySearch discovery system or are interested in how you can use it to find, filter, and deliver results for books, articles, and other media, this hour-long training workshop is for you.

The sessions will be held in Knight Library Room 144 (Edminston classroom).

Thursday, October 9, 2 p.m.-3 p.m.

For more information, visit http://library.uoregon.edu/node/4444.

Life and Times of Senator Wayne Morse Explored in Two Knight Library Exhibits

Life and Times of Senator Wayne Morse Explored in Two Knight Library Exhibits

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Two exhibits on Senator Wayne Morse, an Oregonian who was a proud and controversial figure in state and national politics for more than four decades, reveal much about his public and private life as one of the country’s most influential politicians.

UO Insight Seminar Offers Free Intro to Shakespeare’s Early Plays

UO Insight Seminar Offers Free Intro to Shakespeare’s Early Plays

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Monday, September 29, 7 p.m.

The library's UO Insight Seminar series will host a lecture entitled “A Taste of Shakespeare’s Early Plays” on Monday, September 29, starting at 7 p.m. in Knight Library’s Browsing Room. The talk is free and open to the public.

Library’s CMET Offers Blackboard Session for Faculty

Library’s CMET Offers Blackboard Session for Faculty

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Mon., Oct. 6; Tues., Oct. 7; times vary

The library’s Center for Media and Educational Technologies (CMET) has scheduled a series of Blackboard workshops for faculty members who wish to sharpen their skills in using Blackboard, the university's course management system.

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