Natalia Fernández has been appointed Interim Director of the Special Collections and Archives Research Center. She will officially step into this role on July 1, 2020, Larry Landis, current SCARC Director, is retiring. His last day is June 30, 2020. Congratulations Larry and Natalia!
Tired of hitting paywalls? Remember, you can use your ONID credentials to access OSULP digital subscriptions from anywhere. Search the e-journals list for frequently-linked publications like The Chronicle of Higher Education, log in, and read as many articles as you want every month.
Find and create low- or no-cost learning materials. Our colleagues in the OSU Open Educational Resources Unit are hosting a series of virtual workshops this month. Topics include using affordable learning materials to save students money (June 15); the Creative Commons licensing process (June 16); and open textbooks (June 17). Interested in learning more? Talk to OSU librarian Zach Welhouse about how the library can help you help students.
Congratulations to OSU archivists Tiah Edmonson-Morton and Chris Petersen for winning the University Honors College Outstanding Course of the Year award for their course: The Hidden History of Women at OSU!
In light of the protests taking place across the nation, the Oregon Historical Society will be exploring Oregon’s history of white supremacy & resistance this week. They encourage interested people to sign-up (https://bit.ly/ohssignup) for updates.
Congratulations to librarian Kelly McElroy who was awarded tenure and promoted to Associate Professor last week! Kelly is the Student Engagement and Community Outreach librarian, and we are thrilled to see her amazing work recognized in this way.
OSU Special Collections and Archives are continuing to gather contributions from the OSU Community for an archival collection that will document how we — as individuals and an organization — are experiencing the coronavirus pandemic.
The OSU Press invites applications for the Griffis Publishing Intern for the 2020-2021 academic year. This paid, marketing-focused internship provides an outstanding introduction to scholarly book publishing. Up to 12 hours per week. Posting #91137. Closes May 31.
If you’ll be teaching over Summer term, submit your Course Reserves soon.
The Library Services Review Board (LSRB) met last week to discuss digital collections, the library’s services during remote learning (slides here), and a new card deck tool to help you with your research. If you’re interested in sharing your thoughts about the library, RSVP at the LSRB research guide and we’ll let you know about the fall meeting: https://guides.library.oregonstate.edu/lsrb.
The Special Collections and Archives Research Center invites contributions to an archival collection that will document experiences by individuals and organizations in the COVID-19 pandemic. Submit text documents or digital images using this form. SCARC staff will also be collecting oral history interviews.
Next Week —
Zotero workshops! May 5. Learn to use this powerful free, open-source citation management tool in Intro to Zotero, or brush up your skills in our Intermediate/Advanced workshop. Free Zoom workshops, open to anyone at OSU.
This week is Choose Privacy Week. Join the Libraries and the ASOSU Office of Advocacy for a discussion of student data privacy on Friday, May 8 at 2pm. You can register here to receive the Zoom link.