Raise money for the Governor’s Food Drive with the library!

Fancy candy for saleIt’s here! The 2018 Governor’s Food Drive is underway. Here are all the ways you can donate to the food drive through Hamersly Library:

–Our online auction is back and better than ever. Bid on fabulous auction items such as a Keurig coffee maker, a mini fridge, cross country skis, a gift basket with goodies from Brewing Supply in Corvallis, and more. There are over 60 items to bid on right now with more added daily. Bid early and often to win!

–Need a sugar rush to get you through the afternoon? Stop by the Info Desk and buy a fancy candy treat. (Also great for Valentine’s Day!)

–Contribute your spare change to our change jar at the Checkout Desk.

The worldwide reach of WOU’s scholarship and research

Digital Commons@WOU (online at digitalcommons.wou.edu), home to WOU’s scholarship and research, is getting noticed by a worldwide audience. The numbers on the readership map (below) illustrate the popularity of student and faculty work, but it’s the stories behind the numbers that make compelling reading. Read more in our library newsletter.

WOU readership map

Cameras, computers, camcorders, and more for checkout

Equipment available 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 patrons can make reservations for equipment though Primo. You can can get these items from the Checkout Desk all hours the library is open. Learn more about the Equipment Lending program from our fall term library newsletter.

Drop-in tutoring hours in the library

Drop-in tutoring in the library starts up again this week. Hours vary, see “Tutoring Hours” on the right ———>

–>The Writing Center holds night hours Sun-Thurs from 7-10pm in Room 116. Writing tutors will work with you on writing projects for any course and any instruction level.

–>The Math Center offers free math tutoring at varying times in Room 228 for both Math classes and non-Math classes like statistics.

–>The Science Learning Center now offers tutoring for Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Earth Science classes at varying times in Room 124.

–>The English Tutoring Center holds night hours Mon-Thurs 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. Hours vary by term.

 

Campus Printing FAQ

print creditsHow much does printing cost? A single page (one side) of a black & white 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 be displayed on your homepage.

How do I buy more print credits? Purchase additional credits through WolfWeb under the Student Menu. They start at 50 credits for $2.50 and go up from there. When you buy additional credits they are immediately available for use.

What if I don’t use all of my print credits? Whatever credits you don’t use roll over to the next term. However, accounts are wiped clean before each Fall term begins, and everyone starts again with 225 print credits.

Library hours over winter break

holiday sequoiaHappy winter break! Here is the library schedule for the next few weeks:

–Dec. 11-15: open 8a.m. – 5p.m.  EXCEPT closed Wed. Dec. 13, noon-2p.m.
–Dec. 16-17: closed all weekend.
–Dec 18-21: open 8a.m. – 5p.m.
–Dec. 22-Jan. 1: closed.
–Jan. 2-5: open 8a.m. – 5p.m.
–Jan. 6-7: closed.

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.

WOU Reviews: The Child by Fiona Barton

Looking for something to read over winter break? Ashley Chambers, Hamersly Library student employee, has a great recommendation for you in this term’s WOU Reviews!

The Child by Fiona Barton“After the discovery of a skeleton under an old apartment complex that is being demolished, the people of London are left wondering who the child was and how they got there…” Read the rest of Ashley’s review here.

Fall term exhibits @ the library

Fall 2017 exhibitsThere are two new exhibits for you to enjoy in Hamersly this term: 

–>What Remains Is Poetry
An interactive exhibit that explores the history and creation of erasure poetry.
Curated by Zoe Strickland, WOU English Student, 2nd floor gallery

–>In The Picture, Revisited
A visual representation of an analysis of ableism in children’s literature.
Created by Dr. Chloe Hughes, WOU Education Professor, 3rd floor galleries