February Reference Item of the Month!

Posted: February 11, 2013 -- eacarlson

Check out the amazing and comprehensive African American National Biography and get a better sense of the breadth and depth of the Aftican American experience! For more information about this reference work, or for past highlighted reference items, please have a look at our website http://libguides.wsulibs.wsu.edu/refitemofthemonth!

 

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Black History Month Film Series

Posted: February 6, 2013 -- robert.waite

Each Thursday at 12 noon during the month of February we will be showing one episode from the documentary series For Love of Liberty: the story of America's Black Patriots in the African American Students Center.

The attached flyer contains more information and you can read more about the film here:

 

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Elsevier Database Sessions

Posted: January 14, 2013 -- beckerg

On Wednesday, January 23rd, Representatives from Elsevier ScienceDirect will be on the WSU Pullman campus hosting information sessions about the Scopus database.

Scopus, one of the largest citation and abstract finding tools contains more than 19,000 titles from 5,000+ publishers and is international in scope. Join us at the library to find out how you can:

 

Reserve Group Study Rooms Online

Posted: January 10, 2013 -- merrilla

All Terrell Library study rooms can now be reserved online

 

The Terrell Library study rooms on all floors, including those rooms found in MMR, can all now be reserved online.  Anyone with a WSU email account can reserve a group study room for up to four hours, per 24 hour period. All reservation requests must be confirmed within 30 minutes of requesting.  Reservations can be confirmed or cancelled by responding to the notification email sent by the system at the time of the initial reservation request.

 

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January Reference Item of the Month!

Posted: January 2, 2013 -- eacarlson

Happy 2013! January's reference item of the month is Patrick Moore's Data Book of Astronomy, a rich and compelling resource for anyone interested in exploring the mysteries of the universe! For more about this book an other reference items of the month, check out our website: http://libguides.wsulibs.wsu.edu/refitemofthemonth.

 

Love Your Libraries!

The WSU Libraries are launching a photo contest called Love Your WSU Libraries from December 3, 2012 to January 31, 2013 to encourage student involvement. The Love Your WSU Libraries campaign is a contest open to all Washington State University students.

SMART Board collaboration technology available in Group Study Rooms in Holland/Terrell Libraries

Posted: November 26, 2012 -- merrilla

• Starting on Monday November 26th,  Terrell 111/113  (The group study rooms closest to the Reference desk in the Holland and Terrell Library) will be available for booking through our LibCal Calendaring Service (check it out here http://wsulibs.wsu.libcal.com/rooms.php?i=102 ).  We hope to expand the calendaring service to all of the HAT study rooms by next semester. 

 

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Everybody Reads 2012: Jim Lynch Reads from and Talks about Border Songs

Posted: November 7, 2012 -- eacarlson

Every year libraries on the Palouse sponsor a regional author. This year the book is Border Songs by Jim Lynch. Williamette Week noted of the book that it is "A fascinating look at the confluence of small-town life, the global drug trade and illegal immigration, and it places Jim Lynch at the forefront of Northwest writers to watch." Lynch will be reading at the Holland and Terrell Libraries at noon on Tuesday November 13th in the Quiet Study Lounge. Please come, and tell your friends!

 

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WSU Libraries Seek Student and Faculty Feedback on Service Quality

Posted: October 23, 2012 -- eacarlson

LibQUAL+ 2012

WSU Libraries Seek Student and Faculty Feedback on Service Quality

On November 2, 2012, a randomly selected group of Washington State University undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty will receive an email message from the Dean of Libraries, inviting them to participate in a web-based survey designed to measure library service effectiveness from the perspective of the library user.

 

Explore the Spooky and Weird with the Libraries' Paranormal Libguide!

Posted: October 12, 2012 -- scales

Halloween is getting closer!  Start celebrating now by looking through the spooky and strange resources available from the WSU Libraries.  Visit the Paranormal Libguide and browse books, videos, articles, and internet sources that are bound to spook and haunt you the rest of the year!

The WSU Libraries' Paranormal Libguide!

 

 

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