The Math Center offers free drop-in math tutoring in the library, room 228. Hours are Mon-Thurs 1-7pm, and are always posted on the library homepage under Tutoring Hours. Tutoring is offered for a limited number of classes. To learn more, visit the Math Center’s webpage at wou.edu/math/tutor.
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Need a study break? Can’t get enough of The Walking Dead…
? Want to escape into a fantastical world of witches
Need pointers on creating a digital movie? Tips on designing a website? Advice on configuring an Excel chart? No appointment needed! Stop by the Technology Resource Center
, located in the northwest corner of the first floor of the library (HL 124), during open tutoring hours when a Student Technology Assistant is available to answer your questions.
Fall 2013 Drop-In Technology Tutoring Hours:
- Monday: 11 am – 2 pm
- Tuesday: 3 pm – 8 pm
- Wednesday: 11 am – 2 pm
- Thursday: 3 pm – 8 pm
All equipment is also available for self-service all the hours the library is open. More info about the TRC.
Come and explore the history of WOU, featuring historical materials from Oregon Normal School, Oregon College of Education, Western Oregon State College and Western Oregon University. Meet us in Hamersly Library, Room 301A.
- Friday, Oct. 11 from 2:00-4:00pm
- Saturday, Oct. 12 from 10:00-11:30am
Hamersly Library cordially invites you to the fall 2013 exhibit reception, Wednesday, October 9th from 4:00p.m. – 6:00p.m.
The exhibits run Monday, September 23rd through December 13th, 2013 featuring:
SHADOWS~ Anna Daedalus and Kerry DavisShadows is suite of life-size photograms that evoke the shadows of victims vaporized by the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. To create the images, artists Anna Daedalus & Kerry Davis designed and built a custom photo booth where participants were invited to lend their shadows in commemoration. This body of work was developed with a 2013 Project Grant from the Regional Arts & Culture Council.
Oregon Archaeology Celebration: A traveling exhibit of Oregon Archaeology month posters. Each October, Oregon Archaeology Celebration creates a poster to promote Oregon’s cultural past. The 18 posters which make up this exhibit feature the wonders of archaeology around Oregon. Each poster depicts a different aspect of Oregon archaeology, covering a range of topics including climate change, volunteers in archaeology, Fort Rock Cave, a coastal shell midden site, preservation of ship wrecks, technology through time, and the Oregon Trail.
Additional exhibits include: Homecoming2013: Evolution of Waldo Wolf in the 1st and 3rd floor lobbies, Current Faculty Publications in the 1st floor, and Japanese-American Relocation Center Newsletters in the 2nd floor Lobby
The library has a brand new walk-up scanner! It is located in the Copy Center on the first floor. It allows for immediate scanning (no log-in necessary) to PDF (including word-searchable PDF), JPG, PNG, rich text, and …audio file! Yes, it will take text and convert it to a computer-read mp3 file.
You can then output the scanned documents to:
- an email address
- Google Drive (Google Docs)
- a USB drive
- a QR Code to scan with your smartphone or tablet
All functions are accessed through a user-friendly touchscreen. The scanner also has these user-friendly features:
- Face-up scanning
- Oversized scanning, up to 17” x 24”
- Adjustable platform, lays flat or cradles a book
- SmartDock, for direct, wireless transfer to smartphone or tablet
Give it a try the next time you’re in the library! As always, let us know if you have any questions about using the new scanner and we would be happy to help you.
Check out our Textbooks Guide for options to buy and borrow textbooks for your classes this term.
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
for updates about the event and pictures of all the activities!
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