Friday, October 26, 2012

Historical Abstracts Trial: Check It Out!

Historical Abstracts covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and
Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and more.

This authoritative database provides indexing of more than 3,100 academic historical journals in over 40 languages back to 1955. History and social science researchers have used Historical Abstracts to discover significant and groundbreaking work for more than 50 years.

Access the database here and tell us what you think before the trial ends December 22!

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Colloquium and Ars Poetica Reading This Week

Colloquium:  Thursday, October 25th
4:00 pm
Ackerman Hall, Room 210

Guest Presenter: Gary Keller, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Business

Evaluating and Assessing Adult Student Learning Outcomes: A Quantitative Methodology

Evaluating the role that a faculty member has on student learning continues to be an elusive and contentious issue. Professor Keller addresses these issues and presents results of pre/post evaluation of learning assessment that was developed and tested. A Library resource list is available for those who wish to do further research.

Ars Poetica:  Thursday, October 25
7:30 pm
Pierce Library Reading Room

Visiting writer Molly Gloss will read from a sequel to her recent award-winning book "The Hearts of Horses" for the Ars Poetica Lecture Series.

"Hearts of Horses" is a novel of a young woman breaking horses for several ranchers in Eastern Oregon in the winter of 1917. It was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award.

The reading is free and open to the public, and a book signing will follow. Read more. Contact David Axelrod, 541-962-3633 or .

Friday, October 19, 2012

Tell Us What You Think!

Next time you visit the library, please give us your impressions of it since the renovation. We welcome your comments and suggestions. 

Pick up a comment card at the Information Commons desk on the first floor, fill it out, and drop it in the suggestion box. Or, post a comment here. Thanks!

Monday, October 15, 2012

Ars Poetica Readings In the Library October 17

The Ars Poetica Lecture Series kicks off its 2012-13 season with Oregon poets Carlos Reyes and David Axelrod, professor of English at EOU.

Reyes and Axelrod will read at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17 in the Reading Room at EOU’s Pierce Library.  The event is free and open to the public and a book signing will follow. Reyes will share selections from his collection, “Pomegranate: Sister of the Heart,” and Axelrod will read from his sixth collection, “What’s Next, Old Knife?” Learn more.

Contact: David Axelrod | Ars Poetica Lecture Series 
541-962-3633 |

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Your Library Account

You can log in to your account from MY ACCOUNT on the Library home page. When you log in for the first time, enter your EOU ID (9#) and use your last name (all lower case, no spaces or punctuation) as a default password. After logging in, you will be asked to create a new password (at least 7 characters with one letter and one number. Note: Passwords are case sensitive.) Find additional information in the Library FAQ beneath RESEARCH HELP on the home page.

After logging in to your account, you can view items currently checked out, those that are on hold, or any that are are ready for pickup. You can also review account preferences and create book lists if you wish to do so.

Questions? Ask a Librarian from the Library home page, your account, or the EOU catalog.