Library News

UO Libraries endorses the ACRL-Oregon statement condemning anti-Asian-hate crimes and stands in solidarity with Asian-American library workers. Read the statement and find resource links here.
Talking Stories is an encyclopedia of traditional ecological knowledge encoded in hunter-gatherer storytelling. This open educational resource was built with the help of UO undergraduate students in The Human Animal FIG and the UO Libraries. The site is dedicated to raising awareness of Indigenous literary traditions and ecological knowledge and encouraging their incorporation into Western teaching. Explore this new resource here!
OURJ is an open access, undergraduate research journal at the University of Oregon. It showcases some of the best research and publications by UO undergraduate students across all disciplines. OURJ is edited and produced by an undergraduate student editorial board, comprised of individuals with rich writing, editing, and research experience and who are passionate about the publication of undergraduate work. Read the latest issue here!
Dr. Alicia M. Salaz has been chosen as the UO’s new vice provost and university librarian, overseeing five library locations at the Eugene campus and branches at UO Portland and the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology.
Student employees of the Homework Help service offered via the UO Mathematics Library have offered both virtual and in-person options for UO students looking for additional guidance. Read about it here!
As the state’s only member of the prestigious Association of Research Libraries, the University of Oregon Libraries plays a crucial role in all teaching, learning, and research activities on campus. Find more information on how to give, here.
Digital Scholarship Services department contributes expertise to Mellon grant project.
University of Oregon Special Collections & University Archives will now use ArchivesSpace as a new web-based collection management tool to increase visibility of collections.
Rayne Vieger, E-Learning & OER Librarian, is Duck of the Week! Read more about Rayne and how she is raising awareness about access to affordable textbooks in this Around the O interview.
Find information about a new resolution passed by the Library Faculty and Offices of Administration.
Just because you’re not around the library over break doesn’t mean you can’t use it. Here are nine things you can watch, read, explore, listen to, and learn using the library’s membership.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, PSC staff and faculty correct lingering catalog conflicts.
The UO Libraries and the Senate Subcommittee on Open Access is celebrating International Open Access Week 2020 by launching a new pilot program award to help UO researchers publish in open access journals! Any person or group at UO pursuing publication in an open access journal may apply for funds to help pay the journal’s article processing charges. This includes students, faculty, and staff members. Applications will be reviewed and funded throughout the 2020-2021 academic year. Find out more and apply today!
Congratulations to Martha DeCosta and Stephany Fatheree! UO Libraries and Oregon Poetry Association (OPA) have awarded two undergraduate students for their outstanding poetry submissions. UO Libraries is grateful for the support from OPA to make this award possible to recognize undergraduate excellence.
For the 2020-2021 academic year, the UO Common Reading Program has selected the 1619 Project podcast. This year's Common Read will focus on "listening to and learning about Blackness and Black experience." Begin listening, learning, and acting today! Find out more, here.
This short video will outline all of the ways the library can support you during Fall term. We'll also walk through all of our guidelines to help keep you and the UO Community safe during your visit.
UO Libraries are open to the University of Oregon students, faculty and staff. Check calendar for open hours at specific locations. For your safety, we have modified our services and spaces to comply with University of Oregon COVID-19 regulations.
Ten undergraduate students recognized for outstanding achievement in scholarly research and writing
Science library student employees are using the DeArmond MakerSpace 3-D printers to build face shields for library staff amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Use the chat feature to help you find and use library materials. Chat help is available Monday-Friday: 9 am - 5 pm.  
Including an eight-year timeline of UO Libraries' engagement with these issues.
We stand in solidarity with our Black students, faculty members, and staff, as well as communities of color throughout our city, state, and nation. We recognize we must also take action to disrupt systemic inequalities, and this statement enumerates new commitments the library will make to help advance antiracism at our institution and beyond.
We are especially excited to celebrate all of our student employees and recognize their accomplishments during their time at the UO. Thank you for all of your hard work and dedication to the library!
During spring term, over 1,400 library items were circulated in more than 500 transactions at the new Knight Library Pick-up Window.
To support remote learning, 550+ titles were added to the library's ebooks collection. There are over a million ebooks to check out here!
Learn how to ensure your academic work is on the up-and-up with accurate, thorough citations. In May 2020, this popular guide was consulted over 3,000 times!
Resources and research tips tailored to every topic. Over 300 guides from expert librarians available online from UO Libraries.
The library experienced a 200% increase in librarian-student consultations during Spring 2020 remote instruction. Schedule your appointment to meet with a librarian today!
Library resources save money! How much? Without library access, the cost of the electronic articles our users requested in April alone would've added up to $2 million!
The library is your portal to a wealth of peer-reviewed, reputable information from academic publishers, governments, and NGOs. Many of these resources are updated daily.