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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…]

All about textbooks

Check out our Textbooks Guide for options to buy, rent, and borrow textbooks for your classes this term. You’ll also find info about where to sell your textbooks back once you’re done with them.

Which should I use? VDI or the Terminal Server?

Need to access your H drive from off campus? Need to use specialized programs such as SAS, SPSS, or Photoshop for a class assignment? You can access all these from almost any computer by using a virtual connection. There are two computing environments to connect to: VDI and the Terminal Server. VDI has newer versions of the [more…]

“Can I send someone to check out those books?”

We often get asked if a family member, friend, or graduate assistant can pick up materials on behalf of a borrower. Our system now makes it easier for us to manage these requests by documenting a borrower’s proxy. As a Hamersly Library patron, you may grant permission for another person (or persons) to check out materials from the library [more…]

Connect Google Scholar to WOU for full text access

Rule #1 of using Google Scholar to do research for your class assignments: never pay for an article. Rule #2 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. The library [more…]

New library system is live

It’s here! Our new library system is now up and running. The biggest change for you, as a library user, will likely be the new online search interface called Primo, which you will use to locate library materials within Hamersly Library and at our Summit partner libraries. Find Primo at the top of the library [more…]

The ‘Find it @ WOU’ button is your friend

Doing research for that final paper? Then you’ve probably come across the ‘Find it @ WOU’ button. Often, students are confused about what it does, but it’s a powerful tool that can get you to the articles you need no matter where they’re located. So, it’s worth checking out! [wpspoiler name=”More about ‘Find it @ [more…]

APA? MLA? SOS! Your WOU librarians are here to help.

// Need help formatting your paper, citing your sources, or creating your Works Cited page/Reference page/Bibliography? We’ve created new style aids to guide you through using the most common citation styles, including MLA, APA, Chicago, AMA, and CSE. Check them out here. If you need more help, please let us know! You can find us at [more…]

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