By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane SPOKANE, Wash. – Jonathan Potter is the new director of the library at Washington State University Spokane, replacing Bob Pringle who retired on July 1 after 35 years at WSU.
By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries SPOKANE, Wash. – Bob Pringle, nursing and pharmacy librarian and director of Washington State University’s Spokane Academic Library, retires July 1 after 35 years at WSU. A reception will be 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, in the Spokane Academic Center 501.
By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries PULLMAN, Wash. – With a combined 65 years of service to Washington State University Libraries, husband and wife Lou and Kay Vyhnanek will retire Friday, Dec. 19. A reception will be 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, in Terrell Library atrium.
By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries PULLMAN, Wash. – Not every librarian can say she met Peter Graves on the set of the “Mission: Impossible” TV show during the late 1960s in Hollywood or that she helped bring an infamous book thief to justice. But Washington State University’s Eileen Brady has done both – and much […]
By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries PULLMAN, Wash. – Former Washington State University pharmacy librarian Sarah McCord literally had just rolled into town, U-Haul trailing behind her, when she learned about the impressive reach of Vicki Croft, head of WSU’s Animal Health Library (AHL).
By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries PULLMAN, Wash. – As Washington State University classes resume this week, Erica Nicol has just the remedy for new and returning students who get the heebie-jeebies just opening the doors to campus libraries.
Jade plants, ferns, Christmas cacti, philodendrons, dieffenbachias and hoyas line the windowsills of Fischer Agricultural Science Library at WSU Pullman, thanks to Rhonda Gaylord, Fischer’s library specialist and resident gardener. In a small library with limited staff, Gaylord’s job tasks are broad, including working at the circulation desk, processing reserve materials, checking in journals, overseeing […]
Alice Spitzer is not the stereotype of a shy librarian, lifting her nose out of a book just long enough to shush talkative students. A humanities and social sciences librarian at Holland Library since 1975, she says librarians are interesting people. She should know. Spitzer is an experienced world traveler who is multilingual, people-friendly, service-oriented […]