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News & Events Archives 2009


12/18/2009 Library closed from December 19 through December 28, 2009.
It’s not just the Library; every department on campus and every student, faculty, and staff member is feeling the impact of the recession. The University is working to fill a budget shortfall through...
12/08/2009 The Black Panther (1970 - 1977)
The Black Panther (1970 - 1977) The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration exhibit January 12 through February 26, 2010 Branford P. Millar Library 1875 Park Avenue SW Portland, Oregon 97201 The...
12/03/2009 Portland State WorldCat!
On December 15 2009, the Library is launching Portland State Worldcat, which offers a combined search of the items owned by the Portland State Library, regional libraries (Summit), and libraries worldwide....
11/23/2009 Google Scholar adds legal documents
You can now find and read full text legal opinions from U.S. federal and state district, appellate and supreme courts using Google Scholar. Search for opinions and cases (like Planned Parenthood v. Casey),...
11/23/2009 Library Services suspended 12/19-12/28 due to University Closure
Due to budget cuts, the University will be closed from December 19 through December 28, 2009. During this time the Library will be closed and most Library services will be suspended. PSU affiliates will...
11/12/2009 Construction update
Excavation behind the Branford P. Millar Library is well under way. The hole is now close to 30 feet deep, with slide-rail shoring holding back the sides as digging continues. As the 29 ton rails are...
10/30/2009 Spotlight on Faculty: Christine Rose and Gina Greco
Portland State Library PresentsSpotlight on Faculty: Christine Rose and Gina Greco's Translation, The Good Wife's Guide: Le Menagier de Paris 4pm, Tuesday, November 17, 2009 Branford P. Millar Library Room...
10/19/2009 Social Networking for Physical Scientists
American Institute of Physics Announces Social Networking for Researchers* AIP UniPHY is social networking platform for physical scientists that is pre-populated with profiles of individual researchers...
10/14/2009 New Resource: Naxos Music Library
New Electronic Resource Provides CD-quality Recordings of Classical Music October 14, 2009 The Naxos Music Library is now available to the Portland State University community. The service provides...
10/12/2009 Library presents the documentary, Welcome to Iran
Portland State Library presents the documentary, Welcome to Iran Welcome to Iran 5th Avenue Cinema SW 5th & SW Hall Portland, OR 7:00 PM Friday, October 16, 2009 The Portland State Library presents...
10/08/2009 The History of Middle East Studies in the Western World Lecture/Opening
The History of Middle East Studies in the Western World Lecture by Gary Leiser, PSU ’69 with comments by Jon Mandaville, Professor Emeritus, History and Official Opening of PSU Library Exhibit (through...
10/01/2009 Annual Matching Grant for Canadian Studies Material Continues
The Portland State Library has been receiving a matching grant award, the "Canadian Studies Library Support Grant," from the Consulate General of Canada since 1995. This annual grant award of $2,000...
09/22/2009 New Family Study Room in the Library!
The Portland State University Library has opened a small Family Study Room, designed for student-parents and their children. Student-parents often find themselves on campus with their kids, and need family...
09/21/2009 Electronic Resource Update
The Journal Business Economics is now available online through the Library's Web site. We will continue to receive print issues through the end of 2009 and then in online format only. The Nature Publishing...
09/08/2009 Exhibit: History of Middle East Studies in the West
The Portland State Library hosts the 50th anniversary exhibit of the Middle East Studies Center, "History of Middle East Studies in the West." This exhibit will show books and other items from the...
08/25/2009 Construction Noise
Construction Noise The University will install tunnels in the vicinity of the Library from 8/26/2009 to 5/14/2010. During this period there may be loud construction noise in the basement and lower floors...
08/19/2009 Kessler "Stubborn Twig" presentation now online
If you missed Lauren Kessler's presentation about her book, Stubborn Twig: Three Generations in the Life of a Japanese American Family at Portland State University, for Oregon Reads 2009, you can see...
08/05/2009 Student Capstone Display: Living Beyond War
The students of the Senior Capstone course "Living Beyond War" (UNST 421, Sec 562), have installed a display on the first floor of Millar Library in the New Books area. The display highlights books and...
08/05/2009 ARTstor Releases New Collections
ARTstor has been making the world’s great museum’s collections available digitally since 2004. In that time the database has grown from a few thousand images to more than one million and offers access...
07/23/2009 Journals change to Web Access for 2010
Some of your favorite journals will be changing to Web-access only for 2010. Springer-Verlag, a major publisher of Science, Technology and Medical journals, books, and reference works, has acquired the...
07/13/2009 Top Five Publications for PSU Researchers
Have you ever wondered which publications PSU Faculty publish in most often? These are the top five titles with PSU faculty-authored articles since 1981:* 1. Oregon Historical Quarterly...
07/06/2009 Electronic Resources: Over Two Million Searches and Growing!
In 2008, over two million searches were performed on the electronic resources that PSU Library provides for its users. From those searches, close to 300,000 documents were downloaded. We’d like to...
06/18/2009 Featured Resource: US Government YouTube Channel
Portland State University Library is a Federal Depository Library, and seeks to bring the best of government information to the Portland State University community. The official YouTube channel of the...
06/14/2009 PSU Authors can be featured on Oregon Authors Web Site!
The Oregon Library Association (OLA) and the Oregon Center for the Book have launched a new Web site for Oregon authors: http://www.oregonauthors.org/ This Web site features Oregon authors' books, their...
06/12/2009 Bureau Van Dijk Mint Global
Bureau Van Dijk Mint Global provides company profiles (over 50 million companies worldwide) and industry profiles (from Datamonitor). Best for looking up information on a specific company. Mint Global...
06/08/2009 Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
The Portland State University Library now offers the Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. This database contains articles on current events, social issues, and controversial topics. It includes articles,...
06/08/2009 Trial: BuildingGreen Suite
Portland State has a trial to a new electronic resource called Building Green Suite. It's an integrated online resource that provides access to the archives of Environmental Building News and the GreenSpec...
06/04/2009 Free Coffee - one night only!
Bring your cup to the Library on Sunday night, 6/7, at 9:00 p.m. for free coffee sponsored by Starbucks, while supplies last. Using your own mug always helps reduce waste and your coffee will stay warm...
06/04/2009 Circulation Desk Renovations
The Library's Circulation work area will undergo renovations this summer to accommodate a consolidation of staff and the creation of a check-in/shipping/receiving area. Copiers will be available in the...
05/08/2009 Family-friendly Study Room starting Fall '09
In collaboration with the Helen Gordon Center and the Office of Information Technologies, the Library will open a family-friendly study room by this fall. This summer we will assemble the computers, children's...
04/30/2009 Tony Wolk & Molly Gloss: Spotlight on Portland State University Faculty Authors
Tony Wolk & Molly Gloss: Spotlight on Portland State University Faculty Authors Tuesday, May 19, 2009 4:00pm - 5:30pm Branford P. Millar Library 1st Floor, Room 160 1875 SW Park Avenue Portland, OR 97201 Come...
04/10/2009 Millar Library Re-roofing
Thanks to state economic stimulus funds, Millar Library is getting a new, more energy efficient roof! Construction: April 13 through July 31, 2009 Work Hours: Monday through Friday, 7am - 6pm There...
04/10/2009 Library Spring Newsletter
The Portland State Library publishes a quarterly, electronic newsletter about services and what's new at the Library! In the Spring 2009 issue, Helen Spalding, University Librarian, writes about the...
04/07/2009 Portland State University: An Archival Review, 1946 to the Present
Portland State University: An Archival Review Exhibit, 1946 to the Present April 23 - June 5 Branford P. Millar Library, 1st floor The Portland State University archives from the Vanport Extension Center...
03/31/2009 Expanded Tutoring in the Library
This term, tutoring services offered on the 2nd floor of the Library will expand significantly, both in the breadth of subjects covered and the hours they are available. The schedule is as follows, and...
03/24/2009 Portland State: A History in Pictures
Join us in celebrating the launch of Portland State: A History in Pictures on Friday, April 24, 2009! The event will be held 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on the second floor of Branford P. Millar Library at 1875...
03/12/2009 Free Coffee Sunday night during finals week!
Bring your cup to the Library on Sunday night, 3/15, at 9:00 p.m. for free coffee sponsored by Starbucks, while supplies last. Using your own mug always helps reduce waste and your coffee will stay warm...
02/23/2009 Berlin Wall Photo Exhibition
In cooperation with the Goethe Institute, San Francisco, the Portland State Library hosts IKONEN EINER GRENZANLAGE ICONS OF A BORDER INSTALLATION Photographic Search for Traces in Today’s Berlin. A...
02/23/2009 More math tutoring coming in Spring Term!
The Skills Enhancement and Tutoring Center (SETC), in collaboration with the Portland State University Library, will expand hours for math tutoring in the Library this Spring Term. In addition to the...
02/23/2009 Winners of 2008 Library Survey Drawing
Thanks to those of you who participated in our 2008 Library quality survey (LibQUAL+)! The winners of the survey drawing are: iPod nano Jill Shoen, Graduate, Education 30 Tri-Met passes Julia...
01/30/2009 Everybody Reads / Oregon Reads film event!
Alton Takiyama-Chung’s Documentary, Okage Sama De is showing at the Fifth Avenue Cinema in Portland. Friday, February 6, 7 pm Saturday, February 7, 7 pm 5th Avenue Cinema 510 S.W. Hall St Portland OR...
01/30/2009 Library Featured in MyPSU Portal
Students and employees can join the much-anticipated myPSU portal on the Web, and access Library resources and services easily through the Library Tab. The new interface is a one-stop site for all PSU...
01/29/2009 Stafford Birthday Celebration
Thursday, January 29 6:00 PM Branford P. Millar Library, Room 160 1875 SW Park Avenue Portland, OR 97201 A Gathering of Portland Poets Come and celebrate William Stafford’s Birthday with Portland poets...
01/29/2009 Living the Legacy: The Avel Gordly Papers
As part of the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration at Portland State University, the Library will display key pieces from the Honorable Senator Avel Gordly's archives from Special Collections....
01/20/2009 Coming together to serve students better
Recently, you may have noticed some small but significant changes at the Library. Portland State Library is now hosting a broad range of academic support services including writing help, academic advising,...
01/20/2009 Math Tutoring in the Library
The Skills Enhancement and Tutoring Center (SETC), in collaboration with the Portland State University Library, is now offering Math tutoring in the Library Monday and Tuesday evenings from 4:30-7:00...
01/05/2009 MLK Film Festival
This film festival acknowledges presenters who are "living the legacy" of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Saul Landau's films and presentation are sponsored by the Portland State University Library and...
01/05/2009 Academic Advising in the Library
The Undergraduate Advising and Support Center (UASC), in collaboration with the Portland State University Library, is now offering advising in the Library, Wednesday evenings from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M....


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