Sign up to get texts from the library

Have you ever wished the library would just text you when the items you order through Summit or interlibrary loan are ready to pick up? If so, you’re in luck because now we can! To sign up for texts from Hamersly:  Log into your My Account in Primo  Click on Personal Settings–>Edit Select the checkbox next [more…]

Missing browsing the shelves?

Sometimes you find the right book next to the one you went looking for. Or, maybe you just want to browse the books and videos in our Recreational Collection. Since the building is closed this is harder to do, but, we have a technical solution for that. Try out Virtual Browse! You first need a [more…]

Making studying easier during remote learning

Among the services the library normally provides are scheduled group study rooms and quiet space away from family and domestic responsibilities. Since prioritizing everyone’s safety means access to the building is currently limited, we’ve put together some ideas to help you with these study needs: White Noise | Virtual Study Groups | Physical Spaces | [more…]

Our building is closed but our services are still strong

In accordance with the Governor's Executive Orders 20-12 and 20-09, the Library building will be closed to the public at the beginning of spring term. However, we are dedicated to serving the WOU community and our remote services are strong! To ensure your academic success, Hamersly Library is continuing and expanding our remote services while the library building is closed to public access. Please continue reading to learn about our remote library hours and services.

Event at the library this week: WOU Futures Past

Hamersly Library is sponsoring a unique (and really fun!) event as part of New Student Week. Come by the library Tuesday from 1-4pm, and Friday from 12-3pm to participate in WOU Futures Past: a fun, interactive library game that lets you experience the past and capture the future. Keep an eye on our Facebook page [more…]

Find it @ Hamersly: 24 hour study space

Night owls and early birds alike have a study option at Hamersly, even when the library is closed. Our student lounge (located on the west side of the library building) is open 24 hours a day and features 6 PCs, a printer, study space, and vending machines.

PURE Insights: Explore undergraduate research at WOU

PURE Insights is WOU’s peer-reviewed Undergraduate Research Journal and includes works by WOU undergraduate students working closely with a WOU faculty mentor. Since the publication of the inaugural issue at the end of May, content from PURE Insights has been downloaded more than 1660 times by visitors from 43 different countries. The next issue will [more…]

EasyBib

EasyBib is an online tool that helps you organize and use your research sources, including the generation of an APA, MLA, or Chicago/Turabian formatted citation list. The library’s link to EasyBib gets you premium access.  Create a new project for each of your research projects, and store your bibliography for the life of the project [more…]

Hamersly Library Presents

Watch it now – The Library: Search for the Lost Gold Hamersly Library presents The Library: Search for the Lost Gold. An Ed Wood style production. With absolutely no educational value.