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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!
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.
An overview of current issues and practices in scholarly communication and publishing, plus recommended next steps to further the discussion and adoption of open access at the UO.
Two $500 prizes will be awarded and winning poems will be published in the Oregon Poetry Association's journal, "Verseweavers." Submit up to five poems written during your undergrad years at the UO.
Your term papers, theses and projects from Spring 2019 - Spring 2020 are eligible to win scholarly recognition and prizes of up to $1,500.
(Almost) everything in our collections is still available to check out! Request library materials online; get them in person Mon-Fri, 11am-3pm at the new pick-up window near the east front entrance of Knight Library. Pick-up services also available at Law Library and Portland Library -- click for hours, details.
Knight Library
Our doors are locked, but the library is still Open and here to help you! Get the news on remote teaching and learning support, e-resources, borrowing and lending, and more library services
Our line-up of events includes educational resource (OER) webinars, an open textbook review workshop with a $200 teaching faculty stipend, a print OER textbook showcase (with drinks and snacks provided), and more
Knight Library - Dream Lab
Among the many wonders archived in our special collections is a strange menagerie of monsters, ghosts, and demons hailing from Japan. Now online, a digital exhibit takes you inside their world.
She discusses the UO Libraries resources available to help faculty and students manage their research data and materials.