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07/25/2014 New Library Website Coming Soon!
On August 5, you will see a new design on the Library website....
07/18/2014 Beware of phishing!
There's an email going around with the subject "Library Account Access" that says it's from PSU Library. It is not. Please do not click the link! And do not enter your Odin credentials....
07/16/2014 Library Hosts Library Instruction Conference
PSU Library is pleased to host Library Instruction West 2014, a conference focused on instruction in academic libraries, on July 23-25.
07/07/2014 Summer Exhibit: Building Art
Oregon law mandates that at least 1% of construction funds for large projects be used for public art. This summer term, discover public art at PSU: how it was created, chosen, and placed, and how new...
06/30/2014 Closed for 4th of July
The Library will be closed on Friday, July 4, for the Independence Day Holiday. We will re-open on Saturday with regular summer term hours.
06/27/2014 Faculty Promotions
Congratulations to Cris Paschild and Amy Hofer on recent promotions!...
06/25/2014 Watch the USA-Germany Game at the Library
Need to study but want to keep up with the World Cup? We'll be streaming the USA-Germany game on Thursday morning in the Library on the first floor, near the Circulation Desk. GOOOAAALLL!
06/24/2014 New Library Search Catalog
Our new catalog is here! This interface replaces WorldCat Local and Vikat and includes materials at PSU and Summit Libraries. Need help? Ask a librarian online or at the Reference Desk on the Library's...
06/18/2014 Tom Larsen Wins Butler Award
Congratulations to Professor Tom Larsen, recipient of this year's Kenneth W. and Elsie W. Butler Award for Library Faculty Service....
06/12/2014 Intersession and Summer Hours
The Library will be on a reduced schedule for intersession. Summer term hours begin Monday, June 23. Congratulations to graduates!
06/03/2014 Study Break!
Take a break! Enjoy cookies, button-making, coloring, Legos, and more at the Library Study Break, Wednesday, June 4, 1-2:30pm in Room 160.
05/28/2014 New Book Drop
You may now return books to our new book drop located at SW 10th and Montgomery, near the Science Research and Teaching Center....
05/27/2014 We're on Instagram!
Follow PSU Library University Archives and Special Collections on Instagram for historic photos and other fascinating materials from our unique collections.
05/27/2014 New Library Catalog Coming Soon
On June 23, you'll see a new catalog interface on the Library homepage. This new catalog replaces WorldCat and Vikat and includes materials at PSU and Summit Libraries. The switch is part of a major cooperative...
05/27/2014 New Digital Collection of Oregon Public Speakers
Listen to digitized audio of talks at Portland State by radical activists, politicians, artists, musicians, educators, and many others during the 1960s and 1970s....
05/23/2014 Closed for Memorial Day
The Library will be closed on Monday, May 26 for the Memorial Day holiday.
05/22/2014 Library Catalogers Receive New Certification
Congratulations to PSU Library catalogers for receiving new certification from Library of Congress....
05/20/2014 Check Your Spam Folder!
Some Summit email notifications are going straight into Spam folders. Please check My Library Accounts or your Spam folder if you have requested something through Summit recently but have not received...
05/19/2014 PSU Athletics Photos Now in Digital Gallery
We've added over 3,000 photos from 1953-1991 to our digital collection. Help us identify the athletes!...
04/30/2014 Free Comic Book Day at PSU Library
Stop by the Circulation Desk on Saturday, May 3 to get a free Dark Horse Comic! Supplies are limited, so come by early (we open at 10am)....
04/29/2014 Help us improve the Library website!
Help PSU Library test part of our website for 30 minutes and get $15. Email Kim Willson-St. Clair at willsons@pdx.edu with the word "usability" in the subject line....
04/25/2014 Sara Brehm Named Oregon Library Employee of the Year
Congratulations to Library Technician Sara Brehm, who was named the 2014 Oregon Library Employee of the Year by the Oregon Library Association!...
04/21/2014 PDXScholar Reaches 100,000 Downloads
PSU's institutional repository, PDXScholar, has reached a significant milestone....
04/21/2014 Green books for Earth Week at PSU
The Library Green Team invites you to browse books on environmental topics in the new books area this week....
04/18/2014 Apply for a Special Collections Research Fellowship
The Special Collections Research Fellowship will be awarded to one full-time PSU Urban Honors or graduate student who plans on conducting significant original research in support of a thesis, dissertation,...
04/17/2014 Taxonomy, Ecology and Conservation: The Life and Tides of Joel Walker Hedgpeth
The spring term library exhibit features books and documents from the archive of Dr. Joel Walker Hedgpeth (1911-2006) and will be on display through June 20, 2014....
04/09/2014 Tonight on KPSU: Planning the Library's Future
Listen in to the KPSU radio show Singing Roses tonight at 8pm to hear DJ King Wizard chat with Assistant University Librarian Tom Bielavitz and Director of Campus Planning Jason Franklin about long-term...
03/31/2014 Faculty Workshop: Using Library Content in D2L
The Library provides access to a wealth of online materials that can be used as online course content. Learn how to seamlessly integrate online articles, books, and multimedia with D2L while respecting...
03/21/2014 Spring Break Hours
The Library will be closed Saturday, March 22 and Sunday, March 23. We will be open 8am-6pm Monday, March 24 through Friday, March 28. On Saturday, March 29, we will be open 10am-7pm. On Sunday, March...
03/20/2014 Happy Birthday, Hellboy!
2014 marks the twentieth anniversary of Dark Horse Comics character Hellboy. To celebrate the occasion, we set up a little birthday party for him, on display on the first floor of the Library, near the...
03/14/2014 PDXScholar in 2013
PDXScholar achieves 80,000 pages views with 493 disciplines represented through the end of 2013. Student work remains quite popular in our digital, institutional repository....
03/11/2014 Library DIY Now Open Source
Library releases Library DIY infrastructure as open source platform for point-of-need instructional content....
03/07/2014 24-Hour Library
The Library will be open 24 hours from Monday, March 10 at 7:30am until Thursday, March 20 at midnight. Please bring your white Student ID/Access Card for overnight entry....
03/07/2014 Late Night Access to PSU Library
Make sure you have a white PSU ID/Access Card to enter the Library building overnight during 24/7 Library! If you don't have a white ID card, please get your free card from ID Card Services in the Neuberger...
02/27/2014 Online Debut of Center for Moving Image Collection
Special Collections and the University Archives at PSU Library is proud to announce the online debut of the Center for the Moving Image Collection, which includes "Albina Murals," "The Seventh Day," and...
02/25/2014 3rd Floor Open House
Join Provost Sona Andrews and Library Dean Marilyn Moody at 3pm on Tuesday, March 4 for an open house to showcase the newly renovated study space on the Library's third floor....
02/13/2014 Online Grad Workshops on Ovid MEDLINE and Data Sets
Librarian Emily Ford is offering two free, online workshops, "Power Searching in Ovid MEDLINE" and "Enrich Your Research with Data: Data Sets for the Social Sciences." Advance registration is required....
02/12/2014 PSU Librarians Win Innovation Award
Meredith Farkas, Amy Hofer, Lisa Molinelli, and Kimberly Willson-St. Clair have been selected to receive the 2014 Association of College and Research Libraries Instruction Section Innovation Award for...
02/11/2014 Possible Delays for Summit, ILL Requests
We received many Summit and Interlibrary Loan requests during the weather closure, and we are now processing them as quickly as possible. Please be patient with us, as requests may take a few extra days....
02/06/2014 Library Closing at 2pm on Thursday, February 6
Due to inclement weather, the Library closes today at 2pm, along with the rest of PSU.
02/05/2014 Winter Term Workshops on Scholarly Publishing
Faculty and graduate students are invited to join us for a series of workshops on publishing, authors’ rights, and measuring and increasing impact....
01/23/2014 Citation & Info Management Workshops
The Library is offering several winter term workshops on citation tools Zotero and Mendeley, including beginner and advanced sessions, as well as organizational methods....
01/21/2014 Free Access to Chronicle of Higher Ed
The Library provides free access to the Chronicle of Higher Education to PSU students, faculty, and staff, through the Chronicle website and the Chronicle's iPad app....
01/15/2014 PSU Faculty Authors
In the past year, PSU faculty have published more than a dozen books. We're pleased to have many of these titles in the Library's collection....
01/14/2014 Library Adds Article Delivery Service
Is the article you need in the Library, but only in print? Our new service means we will scan and deliver it electronically....
01/10/2014 3rd Floor Project Near Completion
The renovation project on the Library's third floor is almost complete, with most furniture in and the rest expected by the end of the month....
01/10/2014 Library Now Lending iPads
PSU students, faculty, and staff can now borrow iPads from the Library, for three hours or three days....
01/06/2014 Workshop: Embedding Articles, Books, and Multimedia in Online Classes
This workshop for PSU faculty and instructors will be held Wednesday, January 8 from 3-4pm in Room 160....


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