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.
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!
“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.
The Press is now open earlier during the week and has hours on Fridays!
- SUNDAY: 1 pm – 8 pm
- MONDAY – THURSDAY: 8:30 am – 8 pm
- FRIDAY: 8:30 am – 3 pm
- Currently CLOSED SATURDAY
Welcome to campus, new students! We hope to see you at one of our New Student Week sessions where you can learn about the WOU library and how to prepare for college-level reading (see your New Student Week book for full descriptions):
–>Student-led Library Tours – Where’s Wolfie?
Mon. 9/18, 11am-12:30pm, Hamersly Library (meet in the lobby)
Wed. 9/20, 9am-2pm, Hamersly Library (meet in the lobby)
–>Reading, Research, Writing, and ‘Rithmetic – What the library can do for you
Tues. 9/19, 4:15-5:15pm, Ackerman 139
Fri. 9/22, 12:30-1:30pm, Ackerman 139
–>You Want Me To Read What?
Wed. 9/20, 9-10am, Ackerman 141
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
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!
The Press, Hamersly’s new cafe, is officially open for business. Its hours will be Mon-Thurs 8am-8pm, and Sun 3pm-8pm, closed Fri and Sat.
Thanks for all your patience as this project was completed. We hope you like having this new spot to study, catch up with friends, and get some much-needed caffeine while you’re hard at work in the library.
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.
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.
We want to add more popular magazines to our Recreation Collection in Hamersly. Can you help by telling us what magazines you’d like to see on the shelves?