Platform supports open-access publishing with no author fees
We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Oregon Libraries has joined the Open Library of Humanities' (OLH) Library Partnership Subsidy (LPS) system, lending our institutional support to an academic-led, gold open-access publisher with no author-facing charges.
The Canvas migration is almost complete! This fall, all courses at the University of Oregon will be taught in Canvas. The last day to access Blackboard courses will be September 30, 2015. All courses must be fully migrated to Canvas by this time.
If you've not yet done so, we encourage you to log in now and begin learning about Canvas, the UO's new learning management system (LMS).
William W. Knight Law Center (1515 Agate Street), 2nd floor
From Portland’s bike artisans to its cycling mayors like Bud Clark and Sam Adams, Oregon boasts a vibrant bike culture. Oregon bicyclists have actively lobbied against auto-centric transportation laws since the 1970s.
An exhibit in the Architecture & Allied Arts Library
Detail from the artist's book Fish Stories by Mare Blocke
Enrich your experience of the new academic year with a visit to the A&AA Library, and take a look at a new exhibit featuring some of the unique items to be found in our collections.
On exhibit are eight intriguing artists’ books which showcase some of the creative and skillful approaches used in this form of art. Examples make use of a variety of materials and cover such diverse topics as conspiracies by rabbits, human rights, Chinese opera, and things about vegetables you never knew.
Unrestricted donation will support library innovations of the future
As Dean Emerita of the UO Libraries, Deborah Carver has a first-hand perspective on the enormous role that donor support plays in helping the university fulfill its mission.
“We were fortunate to have so many amazing donors who recognized that giving to the library is a great way to share your gift with the entire campus,” she says. “It opened my eyes to the impact these gifts can have.”
Thursday, October 8, 7 p.m. -- Mills International Center
Lecture and Recital Free and Open to the Public
Russian guitarist, musicologist, and filmmaker Oleg Timofeyev will bring his rarely-heard repertoire to the University of Oregon. His lecture-recital will present an illustrated history of the traditional Russian seven-string guitar that originated in the 18th century during the reign of Catherine the Great. Oleg Timofeyev will perform compositions by I. von Held, A. Svientitsky, A. Sychra, and other outstanding Russian musicians.
Prepared by subject specialist librarians, Research Guides are the “first stop” information source for students, faculty, and others who are pursuing scholarly research in any discipline. Additional guides provide “how to” information about more generalized topics such as plagiarism, distinguishing between popular and scholarly sources, applying for grants and awards, finding government information, and much more.
If you are curious about a historic building anywhere in Oregon, information is now as close as your fingertips!
Just step up to its curb, take out your cellphone (or tablet), click on buildingoregon.org, and see what comes up. You could discover historic photos, building and renovation dates, architects’ names, details about architectural style, and more.
Did you know . . . As a UO student, faculty member, or staff member, you have free, unlimited access to Docuseek2 under the UO Libraries' license!
Docuseek2 is the internet site where colleges, universities, and other educational institutions can discover, access, and stream the best documentary and social issues films and videos available. The collection numbers over 730 films! An A-Z list of titles is available.