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Centering WOU’s BIPOC Voices: A Moment in History Project

Hamersly Library was awarded a grant from the American Library Association (ALA) for the purpose of a service and outreach project targeting underserved communities. In partnership with the WOU Freedom Center, the library has developed the Centering WOU’s BIPOC Voices: A Moment in History project.  Want to be a part of it? Listening sessions will be [more…]

Campus Printing FAQ

How much does printing cost? A single black and white page (one side) printout costs 1 print credit. A single color page (one side) printout costs 5 print credits. Students receive 225 print credits per term. How do I know how many print credits I have? Log in to the WOU Portal and your balance will [more…]

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…]

Fall term exhibits @ the library

There are is a new exhibit for you to enjoy in Hamersly this term:  –>On Bended Knee, We Honor Thee: Portraits of Civil Rights Leaders by Diane Elizabeth Wilson, 2nd floor gallery This vibrant exhibit consists of sixty larger-than-life oil portraits painted by local artist, Diane Elizabeth Wilson. Each portrait features a civil rights leader [more…]

Important tips for researching with Google Scholar

Rule #1 of using Google Scholar to do research for your class assignments: never, ever pay for an article. In many cases, links to full text scholarly articles (like the kind that Google Scholar finds) are through subscription sources. But the library already pays for subscriptions to many of these sources already so that you, as a [more…]

WOU Faculty: get a stipend for creating an OER

The WOU Textbook Affordability Initiative Steering Committee is providing a second round of funding for WOU instructors to adopt, adapt, or create Open Educational Resources (OERs) for their course(s). The goal of this program is to significantly reduce course materials and textbook costs for students, yet provide access to high-quality, pedagogically creative, open educational content [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…]
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