Through May: Animal Health Library Features Wildlife Photos by Vet Student

Posted: February 11, 2016 -- letizia

Not much is different about the two side-by-side photographs of fourth-year WSU veterinary student Seth Bynum. He’s seated in the back of the same Chevy Tahoe, wearing a short-sleeved shirt, shorts, sandals and long hair, holding up a hand-lettered sign with the words “Montana or Bust.”

But 14 years and 200,000 odometer miles separate the images, the first taken in 2001 in North Carolina and the second in 2015 in Washington. Bynum spent most of that time and distance exploring the outdoors and photographing wildlife at each stop.



Digital Writing Platforms Workshop with Dr David Squires

Posted: February 10, 2016 -- michael.wynne

Interested in using digital writing platforms in your classes? Dr. David Squires will host the second workshop in the CDSC Spring Series Friday, February 12th from 3:30pm — 5pm in the CDSC (Holland Libraries, 4th Floor).


Through February: WSU Libraries, Health and Wellness Services Display Explores Mental Health

Posted: February 9, 2016 -- letizia

In the United States, 43.8 million adults experience mental illness each year, yet it remains a topic of secrecy and stigma for many, including on college campuses.

During February, WSU Libraries and Health and Wellness Services are sponsoring a display, “Minds Matter: Advocating for Mental Health,” in the Terrell Library atrium. It examines mental health, Mental Health First Aid training, suicide prevention and campus/local resources.



Text a Call Number for a WSU Libraries Book to Your Mobile

Posted: January 15, 2016 -- letizia

Want a book’s call number sent directly to your mobile phone? Use Washington State University Libraries’ new text-a-call-number service, available through the Search It online search tool.

“The service makes it easier for students and librarians to find resources more quickly and efficiently,” said instruction librarian Holly Luetkenhaus.



Job opening @WSU Libraries (Pullman): Program Coordinator

Posted: January 11, 2016 -- ray.henry

Program Coordinator
Washington State University Libraries, Pullman

The primary responsibility of this position is to assist the Libraries’ Development Director in fundraising operations. Duties include: coordinating annual fundraising plans, managing records, processing donor checks and gift transmittal forms, organizing and assisting in the implementation and evaluation of special events. Occasional non-traditional hours, which may include evenings and weekends. Full-time, 12-month.


Redesigned Research Exchange Opens Access to Scholarship

Posted: January 7, 2016 -- letizia

Federal agencies were told in 2013 to ensure public access to federally funded research through national repositories. WSU researchers receiving federal funding have a ready and local tool for making their work accessible: the Research Exchange at WSU Libraries.



CDSC: Help to Expand Your Digital Horizons

Posted: December 23, 2015 -- letizia

The WSU College of Arts and Sciences' latest issue of Connect has a story about the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation's work with native tribes and this year's Golden and Diamond Graduates to preserve history digitally. Read more about the new center's efforts at



Repository Increases Access to Public-Domain Collections

Posted: December 21, 2015 -- letizia

WSU Libraries has joined HathiTrust Digital Library, a partnership of major academic and research libraries working to preserve and provide access to the published record in digital form.

Membership potentially triples the size of WSU Libraries’ collections, said Dean Jay Starratt. The material available “provides a rich resource for researchers interested in computational access to the corpus of public domain works,” Starratt said.



Nov. 18: Exhibit Opens about 12-year-old Sheriff Killer

Posted: November 17, 2015 -- letizia

How would Herbert Niccolls, the 12-year-old who shot and killed Asotin County’s sheriff in 1931, have fared in today’s criminal justice system? A new exhibit at WSU Libraries will prompt this and other questions related to the treatment of juvenile offenders past and present.



WSU Spokane Selects New Library Director

Posted: November 17, 2015 -- letizia

Jonathan Potter is the new director of the library at WSU Spokane, replacing Bob Pringle who retired on July 1 after 35 years at WSU.

Potter was located in the WSU Spokane library but worked for Eastern Washington University, which shares the campus and library, and was appointed interim director after Pringle left.