Library Collections

Historic images of Northwest landscapes and culture have a permanent home in Special Collections and University Archives
DVD, VHS now on the first floor
Want to learn more about "Wild Wild Country?" Special Collections holds a definitive collection of documents and artifacts.
See all the newest materials in the library -- books, CDs, e-books, databases, streaming media, and more. Filter by subject. Updated daily!
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Special Collections and University Archives curators discuss his legacy.
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Special Collections – letters, diaries, photographs, and newsletters – tell the story of one of Oregon's preeminent intentional communities.
UO athlete jumping hurdles
University Archives – documents, photographs, physical objects, and audiovisual materials – tell the story of athletics at the University of Oregon.
Scholars' Bank
Scholars' Bank is the open access repository for the intellectual work of faculty, students and staff at the University of Oregon and partner institution collections.
Oregon Digital
The OSU and UO Libraries' Digital Collections are created to support the teaching and research mission of the Oregon University System.
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The Special Collections and University Archives is the official repository of the University of Oregon's permanent historical records dating from 1872 to present.
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Special Collections includes a large, general collection of rare books and several smaller, named collections.
Historic Oregon Newspapers
Website now redesigned! Search and access complete content for historic Oregon newspapers.
aerial photograph of Crater Lake
The Map & Aerial Photography Library has an extensive (over 700,000 prints) aerial photograph collection of Oregon.