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!

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Colloquium Thursday, May 9

Say What? Anagrams, Science & the Renaissance

Guest Presenter: Nicole Howard, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History 

4:00 pm, Ackerman Hall 210
Refreshments will be served - Free and open to the public

Anagrams... were particularly important in early modern science, when new astronomical theories, mathematical formulas and inventions could be hidden in anagrams and revealed when the creator felt so inclined. This talk wil offer a brief history of anagrams and their use by scientists, physicians, kings and satirists. Learn more

A Library resource list is available for those who wish to do further research.

Friday, May 3, 2013

Time Marches On


Studying for midterms? Join other students who are using Library study rooms and spaces alone or in groups. Library hours.

Need help finding materials & resources? Drop by the Information Commons on the first floor for assistance, or Ask a Librarian

Just want a place to relax? Head for the third floor between 7:30 am & noon (M-F) for coffee, smoothies, and more!