Library News

April 11, 2014

The Library's Annual Student Research Excellence Award recognizes excellence in undergraduate research that demonstrates evidence of significant inquiry using the library, its resources and collections. Applications are due by April 25th. See http://library.vancouver.wsu.edu/researchaward

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April 10, 2014

Get to know our Interlibrary Loan Specialist Diane Manning.
It's today April 10th, at 10 AM on KOUG Radio.
Tune in at http://www.kougradio.com/, and don't forget to visit us on the web at http://voicescarryradio.tumblr.com/.

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March 26, 2014

The Library's Annual Student Research Excellence Award recognizes excellence in undergraduate research that demonstrates evidence of significant inquiry using the library, its resources and collections. Applications are due by April 25th. See http://library.vancouver.wsu.edu/researchaward

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March 18, 2014

Steven Fountain, clinical assistant professor of history, will present “How Hard It Is to Unmake a Box: Federal Recognition, Regional Politics and Native American History.” Join Professor Fountain for a discussion about the connections between 19th-century practice and current issues, including Southwest Washington’s misunderstanding of indigenous history.

March 25, Noon~1:00pm
Library Reading Room

All are welcome and invited to bring a brown bag lunch.

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March 12, 2014

The term STEM is an acronym that stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Much has been made of the need for more science literacy in our educational system, but it's not always clear what the best way is to go about it. On this episode, Patrick Wohlmut interviews Julie Puris, the Center Director for Southwest Washington MESA, about their work bringing science education to underserved population. That's this Thursday, March 13th, at 10 AM on KOUG Radio.

Tune in at http://www.kougradio.com/, and don't forget to visit us on the web at http://voicescarryradio.tumblr.com/.

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March 7, 2014

Spring Break Hours (March 15 - March 23, 2014)

• Saturday, 3/15 - Sunday, 3/16: Noon - 5pm
• Monday, 3/17 - Wednesday, 3/19: 9am - 7pm
• Thursday, 3/20 - Friday, 3/21: 9am - 5pm
• Saturday, 3/22 - Sunday, 3/23: Noon - 5pm

We will return to our normal semester hours on Monday, March 24th.

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February 24, 2014

Voices Carry, the WSU Vancouver Library Radio Show, is back this Thursday, February 27th at 10 AM. On this episode, to commemorate the library’s new poetry collection we will feature librarian Sam Lohmann’s interview with former library director Leslie Wykoff about her love of and involvement with poetry. We will also air readings of poetry from three Pacific Northwest poets: Christopher Luna, Linda Russo, and Kaia Sand. And librarian Sue Phelps has a Three Sources segment for us about resources concerning children’s poetry.

To listen in, tune in to www.kougradio.com. And for more information about the show, visit our blog: voicescarryradio.tumblr.com.

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February 20, 2014

The work currently on display at the library reflect snap-shots of our campus and the surrounding areas. The drawings explore Linear Perspective, a system of depicting 3D space on a 2D surface that was developed during the renaissance. In addition, compositional and rendering skills are emphasized through various wet and dry media such as graphite, ink and pastel.

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February 12, 2014

On Thursday, February 13th, Voices Carry: The WSU Vancouver Library Radio Show returns for the second half of our 2013/14 season. We’ll do a recap featuring some of the best moments from this season so far, and take a sneak peek at what the rest of the season has to offer.

The show streams live at 10 AM on KOUG Radio: www.kougradio.com. And for ongoing news about the show, upcoming episodes, and links to information from the show, you can follow us at our Tumblr site: voicescarryradio.tumblr.com.

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February 10, 2014

The Library re-opened today, Feb 10th at 11am and is resuming normal hours which are:

Monday - Thursday: 8am - 10pm
Friday: 8am - 5pm
Saturday - Sunday: Noon - 5pm

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