"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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Final Atrium Concert of the Semester 4/19!

Posted: December 16, 2013 -- scales

Please join us this coming Friday for the final Atrium Concert series of the Spring 2013 semester!

Sarah Cosano, saxophonist, will be performing from 12:15 to 1:00 pm.

 

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4/24 Party! "LandEscapes" Release!

Posted: December 16, 2013 -- scales

2013 LandEscapes Release Party!

When?  Wednesday, April 24th at 7:00 pm

Where?  Terrell Atrium

What?Live music and food, free copies of the 2013 LandEscapes edition!

 

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Celebrate National Poetry Month @ the Libraries.

Posted: December 16, 2013 -- scales

April is National Poetry Month! Check out the upcoming events at the Holland and Terrell Libraries:

 

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The Libraries featured in WSU News!

Posted: December 16, 2013 -- scales

Check out this great article from WSU News:
Survey: Library Users Say Yes to Facility, Services."

 

Librarians' picHolland Lounge

 

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Nez Perce Images Display: April - September

Posted: December 16, 2013 -- scales

The National Park Service Nez Perce Historic Images Collection: A Dynamic Photographic Legacy of the Nimiipuu"

Location: Manuscripts and Archive & Special Collections (MASC)  - Ground Floor Terrell Library

 

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Libraries Honor Golden and Diamond Grads

Posted: December 16, 2013 -- scales


Thursday, April 25th: Reception, Tours, and Music for Golden and Diamond Grads!

 

 

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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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