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September 24, 2014

Dr. Karen Diller, library faculty member, will share the results of her dissertation on how library study spaces can be helpful in relieving mental fatigue and supportive of effective study strategies. Her research uses theory from environmental and educational psychology to look at whether access to green spaces has an impact on reducing mental fatigue and on perceived abilities to study effectively.

“Too stressed to study? Feast your eyes on some greenery."

Thursday, October 2, 2014 12:00pm-1:00 pm
Location: Library reading room 101
Open to all, brown bag lunch okay

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September 10, 2014

Did you get your picture taken with a mustache at the Involvement Fair? Come see your picture on the digital picture frame close to the Reference Desk in the Library.

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September 4, 2014

In conjunction with the Community Celebration on September 6th from 3:00- 5:00p.m, the Library presents the following:

1. Exhibition of WSU Vancouver historical artifacts throughout the Library floor. 3:00-5:00p.m.
2. Nat Iwata, the author of a children’s book “Steampunk Alphabet” demonstrates his creation of a new character. 3:30-4:00p.m.
3. Classically trained multi-cultural chamber group “Thousand Waves” performs music by Debussy, Sawai, and some original compositions. 4:00-4:40p.m.

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August 27, 2014

The Library will be closed Monday, September 1st for Labor Day. We will resume regular fall hours on Tuesday, September 2nd at 8:00am. See previous news posting for fall hours.

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August 18, 2014

Our hours for Fall Semester are:
Monday - Thursday: 8am - 10pm
Friday: 8am - 5pm
Saturday & Sunday: Noon - 5pm

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July 30, 2014

The Library will be closed from August 2nd to August 17th.
Here are the hours for the rest of the summer.

Summer Intersession Hours (August 2- 17, 2014)

August 18-19 Hours
Monday & Tuesday: 10am - 3pm

Fall Semester Hours (starting August 20, 2014)
Monday - Thursday: 8am - 10pm
Friday: 8am - 5pm
Saturday - Sunday: Noon - 5pm

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June 23, 2014

Summer hours: June 30th – August 1st, 2014 *

•Monday - Thursday: 9am - 7pm
•Friday: 9am - 5pm
•Saturday: Closed
•Sunday: Noon - 5pm

*Note: The Library will be closed July 4th for Independence Day
(The Library will be also closed from August 2nd to August 17th)

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June 11, 2014

The Library has two new displays which can help. The one on Summertime Reading suggests some great reads from our collection. Anything from Ernest Hemingway to Crescent by Diana Abu-Jaber. The other display highlights the Campus' beautiful trails and art and features books on regional wildlife, lichens, grasses and more.

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May 21, 2014

The Library will be closed on May 25th & 26th in honor of Memorial Day.
We will resume regular Summer hours on Tuesday, May 27th. (See previous news posting for Summer hours.)

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May 14, 2014

The Library would like to congratulate undergraduate, Sarah Benner-Kenagy, for winning the 2014 Student Research Excellence Award from the WSU Vancouver Library. Sarah's paper, entitled The Theory of Planned Behavior and College Students’ Attitudes and Barriers to Cooking, and her accompanying essay spoke in detail about the development of her research question. Sarah’s research tackles an unanswered, yet critical, question in the ongoing efforts to improve the diets and health of young adults. Congratulations, Sarah!!

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