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Charles Darwin Traveling Exhibit on Display at UO Science Library

Charles Darwin Traveling Exhibit on Display at UO Science Library


The UO Science Library is displaying a traveling exhibit that explores Charles Darwin’s evolutionary theory. Entitled “Rewriting the Book of Nature: Charles Darwin and the Rise of Evolutionary Theory,” the exhibit will be on display until December 1, 2012.
 

Library Diversity Committee Opens Nominations of Materials for Purchase

Library Diversity Committee Opens Nominations of Materials for Purchase

diversity imageThe UO Libraries’ Diversity Committee is pleased to announce the establishment of a Library Diversity Fund dedicated to the purchase of diversity-related materials for the library’s collections.

Display of Works by Nobel Winner Mo Yan at Knight Library

Display of Works by Nobel Winner Mo Yan at Knight Library

Mo YanChinese literary works by Mo Yan, winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature, are on display on the second floor of Knight Library near the Asian Reference shelves.

In addition to the Chinese works on display, the library’s collections contain several of his works in English translation, including:
Explosions and Other Stories
The Republic of Wine: A Novel
Big Breasts and Wide Hips: A Novel

Community Conversations Events Set for This Fall

Community Conversations Events Set for This Fall


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Knight Library Hosts Keynote Lecture for GIS Day, Wed. Nov. 14

Knight Library Hosts Keynote Lecture for GIS Day, Wed. Nov. 14

bernhard jenny imageThe UO Libraries is hosting a keynote lecture for GIS Day on Wednesday, November 14, to showcase the uses and benefits of geographic information systems. The lecture will take place in the Knight Library Browsing Room from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

Recent Facilities Enhancements at the UO Libraries

Recent Facilities Enhancements at the UO Libraries

Fall term is underway and students, faculty, and staff are enjoying enhancements that were made to the UO Libraries over the summer. 

Win $$ for Your Undergraduate Thesis or Research Project. Deadline: Feb. 4, 2013

Win $$ for Your Undergraduate Thesis or Research Project. Deadline: Feb. 4, 2013

Each year, through its Undergraduate Research Awards program, the library recognizes UO undergraduates who produce high-quality research projects using the library's extensive resources and services.
 

Exhibit at Eugene Airport Showcases LGBT History on UO Campus

Exhibit at Eugene Airport Showcases LGBT History on UO Campus

An exhibit showcasing the history of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender life on the UO campus is on display through October in the Eugene Airport, located on the first floor near the baggage claim. The exhibit is entitled “Creating Change: Forty Years of LGBT Activism at the University of Oregon” and was created to mark the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the UO Standing Committee on LGBT Concerns.

Knight Library Now Open Around the Clock Sunday-Friday

Knight Library Now Open Around the Clock Sunday-Friday

Open SignBeginning with the third week of classes during fall, winter, and spring terms, Knight Library is open around the clock from 9 a.m. Sunday to 7 p.m. Friday. Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Special thanks to the Associated Students of the University of Oregon (ASUO) for its financial support of the 24/5 program.

Planned Obsolescence in Academic Publishing Is Topic of Nov. 7 Talk

Planned Obsolescence in Academic Publishing Is Topic of Nov. 7 Talk

Kathleen FitzpatrickKathleen Fitzpatrick, director of scholarly communication at the Modern Language Association, will speak on “Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy” in Knight Library’s Browsing Room, at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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