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Library Services Can Aid Student Research

WSU Libraries want to remind new and returning students about services and resources to help them find reliable sources and refine their research endeavors. Reference Coordinator and Undergraduate Services Librarian Pamela Martin said Holland and Terrell Libraries offer research help in person and on chat, as well as general and subject-specialist help. Students can chat online […]
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Interlibrary Loan Requests, Management Simplified

WSU Libraries systemwide have made the interlibrary loan process simpler, with one spot to request resources through Search It. Use Search It to request physical items (books, government documents, DVDs, and CDs) from other libraries, book chapters from other libraries, e‑book requests, articles not available online, and scans of articles or book chapters the WSU Libraries own in […]
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WSU Libraries Reduce Hours, Animal Health Library Space Starting Aug. 20

WSU Libraries are implementing changes to Holland and Terrell regular operating hours and Animal Health Library’s physical location effective Sunday, Aug. 20. “As you know, WSU is facing some budget challenges. In order to maintain services and resources that are heavily used, the libraries are reducing services less frequently used,” said Jay Starratt, dean of […]
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Animal Health Library Hosts History of Health Care Reform Traveling Exhibition

A traveling exhibition exploring more than 100 years of U.S. health care reform, produced by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), is on display at Washington State University’s Animal Health Library in Wegner Hall 170 through Sept. 9. Titled “For All the People: A Century of Citizen Action in Health Care Reform,” the exhibition and companion […]
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WSU Historian Raymond Sun Wins 2023 Library Excellence Award

For his role in introducing Washington State University students to World War II library archival research, Associate Professor of History Raymond Sun has been named the 2023 recipient of the WSU Libraries’ Excellence Award. The award recognizes a non-library WSU faculty or staff member who has shown consistent support for the WSU Libraries. Recipients are […]
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Retiring Access Services Manager Sue Shipman Recalls Circulation Services Before Library Technology

Most patrons of WSU Libraries won’t remember a time when circulation services weren’t online, but Sue Shipman does. “I think I’m the last circulation person left who remembers when there were no e-books or e-journals and everything was in paper,” said Shipman, Holland and Terrell Libraries’ Access Services manager. “We checked out piles of books […]
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‘The Right to Read’ Screening Set for April 25

WSU Libraries will host a screening of the film “The Right to Read” at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, in the CUB Auditorium. A panel discussion follows the film, with a variety of speakers to include WSU faculty, pre-service teachers, and graduate students. “The Right to Read” shares the stories of an NAACP activist, a […]
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LibKey Nomad Browser Extension Improves Access to Scholarly Literature, E-books

WSU’s Academic Outreach and Innovation (AOI), with support from the WSU Libraries, has rolled out the LibKey Nomad browser extension to the computers that the division maintains on campus. LibKey Nomad provides one-click access to library content on publisher websites, PubMed, Wikipedia, Google Scholar, and more. The tool allows users to move directly from a […]
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April 6: Publisher Reads from Contemporary Ukrainian Poetry Series

Award-winning contemporary Ukrainian poet Lyuba Yakimchuk’s collection “Apricots of Donbas,” written over 10 years, reveals the ramifications of occupation through intimate descriptions of how her family’s life changed when the Ukrainian city of Luhansk became occupied in 2014. In the poem “he says that all shall be well,” a girl recounts her conversation with an […]
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