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News & Events Archives 2010


12/28/2010 Exhibit: Gates Collection of African American History and Culture
Portland State Library Special Collections presents: Highlights from the Gates Collection of African American History and Culture. Over the course of three decades Jeanette and Osly Gates assembled...
12/17/2010 The Hipster Librarian
Linda Ueki Absher, Humanities Librarian at Portland State University, writes about librarians' slow climb from outsider to hipster icon, but that "sometimes it's better to look like a librarian than be...
12/13/2010 University and Library Closure December 18-26, 2010
During the University Closure, Saturday December 18 through Sunday December 26, the Library will be closed and most Library services will be suspended. We apologize for the inconvenience. Portland State...
12/09/2010 GPO Survey 2010
Government Printing Office (GPO) User Survey - Please Participate! If you’ve viewed maps, pulled numbers from a Census publication, or tracked down the history of a current bill or pressing national...
12/07/2010 Stafford Celebration Poetry Reading
Portland State Library Presents: William Stafford Birthday Celebration Poetry Reading Thursday, January 27, 2011 Smith Memorial Student Union Browsing Lounge, 2nd Floor 7:00 p.m. Join the Portland State...
10/28/2010 New printers/scanners in the Library!
Are you willing to use a digital copy? Now you can scan for free instead of wasting money and paper on photocopying! New printer/scanners have been installed in the computing areas on the 1st and 2nd...
10/14/2010 Check out the Portland State Library Fall Newsletter!
The Portland State Library publishes a quarterly, electronic newsletter about services and what's new at the Library! Check it out! In the Fall 2010 issue you will find: -- Meet the Interim University...
10/04/2010 Spotlight on Portland State Faculty Authors: John R. Cooper
Portland State Library Presents Spotlight on Portland State Faculty Authors: John R. Cooper, Professor Emeritus Wit's Voices: Intonation in Seventeenth-Century English Poetry 4 p.m., Thursday, October...
09/24/2010 Special Collections acquires the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Collection
The Portland State Library Special Collections is pleased to announce the recent accession of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Collection. Donated by Carl Abbott, Portland State Professor...
09/24/2010 Special Collections Exhibit: The Making of the Documentary, The Seventh Day
The Making of the Documentary Film The Seventh Day In May 1970, student filmmakers from Portland State University's Center for the Moving Image grabbed their cameras and waded into the chaos of the campus...
09/13/2010 Portland State Library goes paperless for library notices for students, faculty, and staff!
The Portland State Library has been sending notices by e-mail to PSU students, faculty, and staff for years, but it has also sent paper notices through regular mail when no e-mail address was provided...
09/10/2010 New Library Website!
New Portland State Library Website On September 27, 2010, the Portland State University Library will launch a redesigned website. Before then, you can begin to familiarize yourself with the new website....
08/13/2010 Student Art Show Exhibit
August 18 - September 15, 2010 IMAGINE Intertwining Personal Reflections of Intricate Details Student artists, Kristin Kohl (Portland State University), Stephanie Houston (Pacific Northwest College...
08/12/2010 Welcome New Student Orientation Participants!
We've had hundreds of new students and their families visit the Portland State Library over the summer, and the sessions will continue into September. The response has been great and we look forward to...
08/02/2010 Helen Spalding Retirement
Helen Spalding, University Librarian, Retiring Summer 2010 Professor Helen Spalding, university librarian at Portland State University, will retire in September 2010 after five and a half years of successful...
07/19/2010 New covered bike parking - removal of cob bench
New covered bike parking - removal of cob bench For over a year the Portland State Library has been seeking a solution to the ongoing conflict between smokers and non-smokers on the library portico and...
07/19/2010 Portland State Bookstore's student art contest!
Our partners at the Portland State Bookstore have put out a call for entries for their Student Art Contest & Exhibition. ~Art Contest Awards~ 1st Place Award: $100.00 PSU Bookstore Gift Card 2nd Place...
06/29/2010 National Film Preservation Foundation Grant
Cris Paschild, University Archivist and Head of Special Collections, has announced that the Library received a National Film Preservation Foundation Grant for $4,280 for the preservation of the student...
06/18/2010 American Imprints from the Lifetime of John Adams
American Imprints from the Lifetime of John Adams(1735-1826) June 22 through August 17, 2010 First Floor display area Branford P. Millar Library 1875 SW Park Avenue Portland, OR 97201 This Special...
06/16/2010 Library Bike Parking Proposal
Library Bicycle Parking Proposal The Library, in collaboration with Transportation Services, is planning to provide additional covered bike parking near the entrance to the Library. New bike parking...
06/15/2010 Rose Jackson receives Butler Award
Associate Professor Rose Jackson, Urban and Public Affairs Librarian, was awarded the The Kenneth W. and Elsie W. Butler Award for Library Faculty Service at the Portland State University Commencement...
06/10/2010 Branford's Bean!
The Portland State Library and PSU Dining are pleased to announce that the Millar Library's new coffee bar, Branford's Bean, is OPEN for business! Conveniently located just around the corner from the...
06/04/2010 Films on Demand
Online instructors and students (as well as those in the classroom) are quickly finding this new resource to be essential to their work. Films on Demand is an extensive collection of 5,600 full length...
05/17/2010 Love Makes a Family
Love Makes a Family: Portraits of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People and their Families. May 22 – June 6, 2010 Branford P. Millar Library 1875 SW Park Avenue Portland, OR 97201 Visit...
04/26/2010 Name that Café!
This Spring, Portland State Library is adding a coffee cart to the first floor New Books area, adjacent to the OIT computer lab. The cart will serve Stumptown Coffee drinks as well as a selection of sandwiches,...
04/01/2010 Spotlight on Portland State Faculty Authors: Lisa H. Weasel
Portland State Library Presents: Spotlight on Portland State Faculty Authors Lisa H. Weasel, Ph.D. Food Fray: Inside the Controversy over Genetically Modified Foods 4pm, Thursday, April 29, 2010 Branford...
04/01/2010 Metropolis of the Arts: 20th Century Art Journals from Paris
Metropolis of the Arts: 20th Century Art Journals from ParisMarch 29 through June 6, 2010 Several important art journals published in Paris from the Portland State Library Special Collections are on display...
03/08/2010 Construction Update
Construction noise will be increasing in the Library during March as work progresses from Neuberger toward the Library. Significant noise and vibration can be expected. Getting into and around the Library...
03/05/2010 Family Friendly Library!
The Family-Friendly Study Room was established last Fall Term through a partnership between the Helen Gordon Center, OIT, and the Library. The room includes two workstations and children's furniture and...
01/26/2010 Featured Resource: USAspending.gov
Portland State University Library is a Federal Depository Library, and seeks to bring the best of government information to the Portland State University community. If you have wanted to know more about...
01/20/2010 Winter Term Library Newsletter
Learn more about what's new in the Library, including exhibits, resources, events, and more in our Winter Term newsletter. Read the newsletter...
01/07/2010 More power for laptops!
Throughout the Winter Term, the Library will be extending the electrical outlet infrastructure to make it easier to find a place to plug in your laptop. The electricians will do the noisiest work before...
01/07/2010 2010 William Stafford Celebration
2010 William Stafford Celebration: A Portland State Library Gathering of Poets William Stafford (January 17, 1914 – August 28, 1993) was an American poet and pacifist and the twentieth Poet Laureate...
01/05/2010 Spotlight on Portland State Faculty Authors: Melanie Mitchell
Spotlight on Portland State Faculty Authors: Melanie Mitchell Complexity: A Guided Tour 4pm, Tuesday, February 2, 2010 Branford P. Millar Library Room 170 1875 SW Park Avenue Portland, OR 97207 What...


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