Friday, June 14, 2013

Out for the Summer

The Library Talk Blog will be taking a break over the summer, but we will return in the fall! Have a great summer! The library is open over the summer. Check out our summer hours and come visit!

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Coffee Lounge News

The Pierce Library Coffee Lounge will be open all this week during finals and for the summer through August 30. We have great coffee, smoothies, and other fun delights. Come join us this summer on the 3rd floor of Pierce Library.

June 17 - August 2:    M-F    7:30 am to 12:00 pm

August 4 - 30:            M-F    8:00 am to 11:00 am

Friday, June 7, 2013

Finals Week

"Ace" your exams, and drop by the library through the week if you still need study time or research help with final projects and papers!  Need to wind down? Check out our collection of DVD's on the main floor near the Circ desk.

Friday, May 31, 2013

ARTstor Collections Highlight the Roaring Twenties

Fashion from the Great Gatsby's roaring twenties
The recent movie adaptation of The Great Gatsby has turned attention back to the styles of the Jazz Age. What happened in the 1920s to bring about such radical changes in fashion?

The ARTstor Digital Library has many resources for the study of the 1920s. Learn more.

Friday, May 24, 2013

Count Down finals week!
  • Need a quiet place to study, or room to study with friends?
Find plenty of individual and group study spaces throughout the library.
  • Need research help for end-of-term assignments?
Come to the library to find help in the Information Commons, or Ask a Librarian.

Friday, May 17, 2013

Colloquium: Thursday, May 23

Student Learning Across Disciplines:
Using Both Sides of the Brain

Guest Presenter: Ted Takamura, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Business
College of Business -- Gresham Center

4:00 pm, Ackerman Hall, Room 210 

Free and open to the public -- Refreshments will be served -- A Library resource list is available for those who wish to do further research. Questions? Please contact 541-962-3508.

Friday, May 10, 2013

New Database Trial:

Pierce Library is considering subscription to JSTOR Global Plants. It's a community-contributed database that features more than two million high resolution plant type specimen images and other foundational materials from the collections of hundreds of herbaria around the world. 

Trial access through June 30, 2013.

Your feedback is important; please explore this database and tell us what you think!