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Hamersly’s winter term newsletter is here!

Did you know that the library publishes a newsletter each term? It is always full of helpful information and reminders about your library. This term’s issue includes information about our new art exhibits, new equipment available for checkout, library services at the new WOU Salem campus, WOU’s textbook affordability initiative, and more. You’ll also find [more…]

Results of last year’s library survey

Last spring, almost 1,000 of you responded to the library’s survey evaluating the use and quality of the our collections, services, and facilities. That’s 584 WOU students, 143 faculty, 128 members of staff, and 100 graduate students. Thank you so much for your participation! We’ve crunched the numbers and created an executive summary with the results [more…]

Cameras, computers, camcorders, and more for checkout

Did you know you can check out a digital camera from Hamersly Library? A laptop for in-library use? A USB microphone? In fact, the library manages over 500 items in its Equipment Lending program. Most equipment has an initial loan of 4 days, with a 3-day renewal possible. A few items have a 4-hour loan. Library [more…]

Tech Tuesday: tripods

Are you filming something for a class project, your student organization, or just for your own artistic expression? Well, unless you’re going for a Blair Witch Project-style camera shake, you will want a tripod. The library has both floor stand and tabletop tripods in several different sizes and styles that you can check out! Learn [more…]

Tech Tuesday: Headsets w/microphones

Have you ever tried to hold your phone against your ear and type at the same time? It is difficult. Talking on speakerphone can solve this, but what if you’re in a public place or your roommate is asleep? That’s where these headsets can really come in handy. They’re perfect for things like group calls [more…]

Tech Tuesday: Portable DVD Players

Need to watch a movie for class, but you left your laptop at home? Maybe you don’t have a laptop, or your laptop doesn’t have a DVD player? Whatever the scenario, the library can help. We have portable DVD players that you can check out for up to 4 days and take wherever you’d prefer to watch [more…]

Tech Tuesday: audio recorders

Did you know that we have three different types of audio recorders that you can check out from the library? These little beauties are perfect for recording: A class lecture (as long as your professor is OK with it!) to take notes on later An interview for a class assignment A podcast to put online [more…]

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