Get online answers 24/7 through new library service

Posted: December 17, 2013 -- ray.henry

Get online answers 24/7 through new library service

Starting Aug. 19, asking a Washington State University librarian for help with a research topic, citation styles or other resources will be just as convenient as searching the Web anytime day or night.

 

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National medicine library director to lecture at WSU July 23

Posted: December 17, 2013 -- ray.henry

National medicine library director to lecture at WSU

 

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EndNote Classes Scheduled 8/6 and 8/15 (Pullman Campus)

Posted: December 17, 2013 -- scales

EndNote is a bibliographic software tool that helps you collect, edit, and format bibliographic information (citations).  It's a great way to stay organized, and work on your professional manuscripts, dissertations, theses, and other formal research papers.  To find out more about EndNote and how to purchase, or try it out, visit the EndNote Libguide.

Register now through HRS for:

 

 

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Vicki Croft receives founders award for animal health work

Posted: December 17, 2013 -- ray.henry

Vicki Croft (third from the left), head of the Animal Health Library, recently received the Founders Award from the International Conference of Animal Health Specialists. The award was given to Croft during this year's Medical Library Association’s Awards Ceremony in Boston. Croft's award was covered by WSU News Service in a recent article.

 

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Nature Boy in (and outside of) the Libraries

Posted: December 17, 2013 -- eacarlson

Current and past WSU Pullman students have probably walked by the Nature Boy wall statue on the side of Holland Library thousands of times during their WSU careers. Have you ever wondered about the history behind this massive wall statue? Anna Wheately, WSU Libraries' Interim Director of Development, recently worked with Manuscripts Archives and Special Collections to create an exhibit on the history of this campus landmark.

 

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Weathermon honored for support of WSU Libraries

Posted: December 17, 2013 -- scales

PULLMAN, Wash. - Karen Weathermon, director of Washington State University’s Learning Communities/First-Year Focus (formerly Freshman Focus), has received the 2013 WSU Libraries’ Excellence Award. The award recognizes a non-library WSU faculty or staff member who has shown consistent support for the libraries.

 

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April Reference Items!

Posted: December 16, 2013 -- eacarlson

April is National Poetry Month! Did you know that the WSU Libraries have a wide selection of poetry - poems to help celebrate spring, poems that wail and cry, poems that make you laugh, poems that make you think! We hope you'll check out some poetry during the month of April. And, if you're looking for some inspiration or ideas of what poetry and poems to read, our April Reference Items of the Month may help you out.

 

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The Libraries @ Academic Showcase 2013

Posted: December 16, 2013 -- scales

Last week a number the WSU Librarians participated in the annual Academic Showcase.

Exhibitors included Lihong Zhu, Kay Vyhnanek, Al Cornish, Vicki Croft, Marilyn Von Seggern, Corey Johnson, Erica Nicol, Linda Crook, and others.

Below is a compilation of some of the posters put on display by Library staff and faculty this year.

Great job, Cougars!!!

 

Academic Showcase posters

 

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The Libraries Celebrate Student Workers!

Posted: December 16, 2013 -- scales

The WSU Libraries would like to thank all of our wonderful student workers during National Student Employment Week, April 8 - 12.  Each of our students will receive a letter of thank you for their service as well as a coupon for $1 ice cream scoops from Ferdinand's!

Thank you, students, and enjoy your ice cream!

 

 

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"Little Black Dress" in American Culture

Posted: December 16, 2013 -- scales

Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel is often credited with introducing the little black dress.  Her design for a simple dress, referred to as a “Ford” because it could be mass produced, was published in the US edition of Vogue in October 1926.  Since then the little black dress has become a staple in women’s wardrobes: a dress that’s simple enough to appear effortless, yet elegant enough to mark the wearer as a woman of taste.  The little black dress has also permeated American culture as few other garments have.  The exhibit features examples of the little black dress and its appearance in song, film,

 

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