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…]

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 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.

Fall Exhibit: Green Light

WOU is proud to host “Green Light,” an art exhibition by 15 emerging artists with disabilities presented by VSA arts and Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. 1st floor lobby, 2nd floor gallery, & 3rd floor galleries September – December 2010

Accessing the Terminal Server

You can access your H, P, and K drives as well as specialized programs such as Photoshop, Geometer’s Sketchpad, Dreamweaver, and more from off campus! PC Users: Go to Start > Programs > Accessories > Remote Desktop Connection. If you are using Windows XP, you may need to go into Communications within Accessories to locate [more…]

Google Scholar

Google Scholar is a scholarly search tool from Google, separate from its main search engine. Its purpose is “to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research.” The full text of many items is available online (either freely or by using the [more…]