Here’s the library schedule for the next few weeks:
–Dec. 9: open until 6 p.m.
–Dec 10-11: closed all weekend.
–Dec. 12-16: open 8a.m. – 5p.m. EXCEPT closed Thurs. Dec. 15, noon-1:30p.m.
–Dec. 17-18: closed all weekend.
–Dec 19-20: open 8a.m. – 5p.m.
–Dec. 21-27: closed.
–Dec. 28-30: open 8a.m. – 5p.m.
–Dec. 31-Jan. 2: closed.
–Jan 3-6: open 8a.m. – 5p.m.
–Jan. 7-8: closed all weekend.
The Press will be closed for the entire break; the 24-hour room at the west entrance will be open throughout break.
You can always view all the library’s hours on our calendar. Have a wonderful winter break!
Need to create a video for a class assignment? Narrate a PowerPoint presentation? Record a screen capture using Camtasia? Create a website or online portfolio to help in your job search?
The Digital Media Center is here to help you with all of your digital project needs, from video and audio production and editing to website creation. Stop by the new and improved space on the 2nd floor of Hamersly to check it out!
And don’t forget about the two digital production rooms available for use by all students, faculty, and staff. To book these rooms (HL 221 & HL 222), contact the library Information Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-838-8418. First time users, please see DMC staff for an orientation to the equipment. More info on the DMC website: http://www.wou.edu/library/dmc/
The library has two new exhibits on display for fall term:
- Painting + Photography – A Friendship by Elaina La Boda Jamieson and Vincent Leandro
- Earth Science at Western Oregon University: A Retrospective Review of Scholarship and Project-Based Learning
Need help with math, writing, English as a foreign language, or using technology? There are drop-in tutoring services for all of these subjects right in the library:
–>The Math Center offers free math tutoring Monday-Friday at varying times in Room 228 for both Math classes and non-Math classes like statistics. See the Math Center website for fall term hours.
–>The Writing Center holds night hours Sunday-Thursday from 7-10pm in Room 116. Writing tutors will work with you on writing projects for any course and any instruction level.
–>The English Tutoring Center holds night hours Monday-Thursday from 7-10pm in Room 228. Tutors can help international students with reading, listening to, and/or speaking English.
–>The Digital Media Center, located on the 2nd floor, offers help with technology-related class assignments. Email email@example.com for a tutoring appointment.
Go Wolves! The Progression of Our Mascot is an exhibit at the Werner University Center for Homecoming 2016. The exhibit is curated by the University Archives and Student Engagement/Student Activity Board staff, and sponsored by the Hamersly Exhibit Program and the WOU Alumni Association. It features the heads of the last four mascots and a summer photo session with the all five Wolves on parade.
It will be on display until Tuesday, Oct. 25th. Check it out today!
Hamersly will close at 5pm on Wednesday, Nov. 23rd and will be closed all day Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 24th-26th.
Starting Sunday, Nov. 27th, we go back to our normal hours – open noon to midnight.
You can always find our hours on our calendar.
Starting Wednesday, November 30th, Hamersly and The Press cafe are both open longer for your finals study sessions.
The main portion of the library will stay open until 1 a.m. (9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday) through next Wednesday, Dec 7th, and HL 107 will remain open as additional 24-hour study space. Access to HL 107 is through the 24-hour student lounge. The Press will be open until 10pm during the week, shorter hours Fri-Sun.
See the full schedule here.
Great news – this year you’ll be able to get your caffeine needs met in the library cafe on Fridays and Sundays, too. Standard operating hours for The Press during the 2016-2017 school year are below:
- Sunday: noon-5pm
- Monday-Thursday: 9am-8pm
- Friday: 9am-3pm
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.
Welcome back, faculty! Remember that the library is here to help you, too. Take a look at this handy guide to see how. It outlines the specific services we offer for faculty, as well as the ways we can help teach your students information literacy and research skills. Have a great year.