Library News

Drawing primarily from the library’s Special Collections and University Archives, "Our Impact through Images" foregrounds photography, documents, art and ephemera telling the often-untold stories and hidden histories of underrepresented communities at the UO. Read about it in "Around the O" here!
We are pleased to announce that the Open-ONI project at UO Libraries and University of Nebraska has received an NEH Research and Development tier II grant! Grant awards support humanities initiatives at college campuses, innovative digital resources, conservation, research, and infrastructure projects at cultural institutions. Read more about the Open-ONI project here!
Special Collections and University Archives is pleased to announce the publication of a newly revised finding aid for the Kurt Wiese papers (Ax 445). This is one in a series of posts related to our NHPRC-sponsored project: Twentieth Century Children’s Literature: Exploring the Past, Understanding the Present. Read more about it and start exploring the collection here!
Together with a team at the University of Idaho, librarians at the UO received a $49,919 digital humanities advancement grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to develop new technology-focused teaching plans for humanities courses. The grant project will support the teaching of basic coding, data documentation, presentation and website development through tutorials and classroom workshops throughout the rest of the current academic year.
UO Libraries follows all campus COVID-19 safety policies, including face covering requirement. Face coverings are required indoors in all UO facilities regardless of vaccination status. You may briefly remove your mask while actively eating and drinking, but please limit the time you have your mask off. Learn more about your responsibilities here.
Explore the six digital exhibits created in collaboration between University of Oregon Faculty, UO Libraries faculty and staff, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art curators and museum specialists, UO graduate students, and Mellon GLAM post-doctoral scholars, and the unique collections housed at the university.
Read more about how Kate Thornhill and Gabriele Hayden, UO digital and data librarians, are partnering with the University of Idaho on the project “Powering Digital Humanities Teaching and Learning with Static Web Approaches" funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Whether you’d like to visit a pop-up exhibit in the Design Library, attend a virtual DREAM Lab workshop to learn how to make an interactive website, join the Data Services book club, explore a digital exhibition about ghosts and monsters in Japanese votive slips, or learn how to use a free citation manger for your research. We’ve got you covered!
Read about how to access previously unavailable material related to Oregon landscape architects Chester E. Corry, Barbara Fealy, Elizabeth Lord, and Edith Schryver. Explore the finding aids for each of the collections and learn more about this project made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the State Library of Oregon.
Announcing online access to the Oregon Daily Emerald through the Historic Oregon Newspapers website. Browse "Oregon Emerald" issues from 1909-1920 and "Oregon Daily Emerald" issues from 1920-1952 with more forthcoming!
On behalf of our entire library team, I extend a warm welcome to our new and returning students, faculty members, staff, neighbors, and friends.
“Data Stories” is part of the annual UO Undergraduate Research Symposium. Students present on this track to discuss their journey with data. The focus is on how they located, collected, and analyzed the data.
Learn about this exciting new acquisition on the Special Collections and University Archives' blog, "Unbound".
We are thrilled to recognize our graduating employees and celebrate all of your accomplishments throughout your time at UO. Thank you all for your hard work and dedication to the library—we can’t wait to see what you do in your future! Go Ducks!
Calling all students! The UO Libraries is creating a UO COVID-19 Pandemic Collection comprised of official university communications that document administrative and faculty efforts to pivot to online teaching. But, we need student voices to tell the rest of this important part of history. This is where you come in! Tell us how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted you, your friends, and your family.
Join UO Libraries for the next 24 hours in making a difference for all future ducks to come. This year, our focus for #DucksGive 2021 is on preserving 100+ years of UO’s past through digitization of the Oregon Daily Emerald (ODE) via the Oregon Digital Newspaper Program.
A new digital humanities project led by UO researchers and Libraries shares and validates the Afro-Indigenous knowledge of Caribbean women healers. Read more about this project in Around the O, here!
Over spring break, workers put the finishing touches on a permanent art installation in the Allan Price Science Commons and Research Library. Commissioned by the Oregon Arts Commission Percent for Art program, which allocates funds for art in public spaces, the piece titled “1116 Pages” celebrates our pool of knowledge. Read more about it in Around the O, here!
With the collaborative launch of their three newest digital projects, the University of Oregon Libraries and the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art recently marked the completion of the first phase of the UO GLAM Alliance. Read more and check out the latest projects in Around the O, here!
With virtual internal communication becoming the new norm amid the COVID-19 pandemic, UO Portland Library feels connected to the rest of UO Libraries, now more than ever.
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 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.
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.
Find information about a new resolution passed by the Library Faculty and Offices of Administration.