Congrats on making it through another academic year! FYI, the library’s hours are different during the summer – all the way until late September when fall term 2016 begins. Here are our general summer hours:
–>During intersessions: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm; closed Sat-Sun
–>During summer terms: Mon-Wed, 7:30am-9pm; Thurs-Fri 7:30am-5pm; closed Sat; Sun 5pm-9pm
There are a few exceptions to the above, so if in doubt always check the library’s calendar at wou.edu/library/hours/
The Press will be closed all summer. Check this webpage for updates on when it will re-open and fall term hours. Happy summer!
The latest issue of PURE Insights, WOU’s undergraduate research journal, is now available!
Each article is an exceptional example of the work done by WOU students and faculty working together. Take a look and enjoy the variety of work WOU produces.
How 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.
Our Spring 2016 exhibits are up for you to enjoy! Exhibit artists include Suellen Johnson (former WOU faculty), Huaqing Li (visiting Chinese scholar), Kun Wu (visiting Chinese Scholar), Yangfeng Wei (visiting Chinese Scholar), and Chauwen Zhang.
Click on the poster for more details about this term’s exhibits.
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.
Want to create a video for a class assignment? Narrate a PowerPoint presentation? Record a screen capture using Camtasia? The library now has two digital production rooms available to all students, faculty, and staff.
To book these rooms (HL 221 & HL 222), contact the library Information Desk at email@example.com or 503-838-8418. First time users, please see DMC staff for an orientation to the equipment.
For more information about what’s in each room, and tutoring hours when DMC staff will be there to help you, check out the Digital Media Center website: http://www.wou.edu/dmc.
Announcing The Press, the name of the new cafe coming to Hamersly Library!
Thank you to everyone who submitted names and voted. We had over 500 name nominations and over 400 voters for the final name. Congratulations to Jill Love, who submitted the winning name and will receive a $50 cafe gift card for her great idea.
We can’t wait to welcome you to The Press come spring term.
As a WOU student, faculty, or staff member, you have access to the streaming audio database Classical Music Library through the library.
Classical Music Library contains tens of thousands of licensed recordings from major music labels ranging from the earliest Gregorian chants to works by modern composers. Recordings include symphonic music, vocal and instrumental music, choral works, and other forms. You can even create and save individual playlists!
Tutoring in the library starts this week! 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 winter term hours.
–>The Writing Center holds night hours Sunday-Thursday from 7:00-10:00pm 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 7:00-10:00 pm in Room 228. Tutors can help international students with reading, listening to, and/or speaking English.
–>The Digital Media Center, now located on the 2nd floor, offers help with technology-related class assignments on Monday & Wednesday from 1-5pm and Tuesday & Thursday from 4-8pm.
Looking for a book to read for fun? Check out the library’s Recreation Collection in its NEW temporary location on the short bookshelves between the computer banks on the 1st floor. The collection will live here during the construction of the new library cafe this winter.
As always, you can browse the Recreation Collection online, too. And if you’re just not sure what you want to read next, let us help! Fill out this short form and your WOU librarians will get back to you with a book or two you might like.