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March 28: Celebrate WSU authors at Crimson Reads

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – The published works of Washington State University authors will be recognized at the fourth annual “Crimson Reads: A Celebration of WSU Authors,” at 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, in the Terrell Library atrium. Crimson Reads is part of WSU Showcase, the annual celebration of faculty, staff and student excellence. » More …

Jan. 24: Keeping up with (fake) news

PULLMAN, Wash. – How and why people get news, how to keep up with current events and how to think critically about news will be discussed by WSU librarian Lorena O’English at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, in CUE 203 – a free, public presentation of the Washington State University common reading program. » More …

Jan. 5: Live demonstration of new course reserves system

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University Libraries will hold a live demonstration of a new course reserves system, ExLibris Leganto, 10 a.m.-noon Thursday, Jan. 5, in Terrell Library 20E. A pilot of the system will be introduced in select courses for spring semester, with a campuswide rollout in the summer. » More …

Exhibit on student protest opens at WSU library

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

protestersPULLMAN, Wash. – A new exhibit from Washington State University’s Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections reveals the history of student protest on the Pullman campus during the incendiary years of Kent State and Vietnam. » More …

Through April 22: Asian fashion part of Mom’s Weekend

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

Lipi-Turner-RahmanPULLMAN, Wash. – In her youth, Lipi Turner-Rahman didn’t want to wear the salwar-kameez her mother, Razia, custom-ordered for her and her sisters. Growing up in England but Bangladeshi by birth, Turner-Rahman wanted to fit in with others and wear blue jeans and a T-shirt instead of the elaborately embroidered trousers, tunic and scarf that make up the national dress of South Asia. » More …

Text a call number for a WSU Libraries book to your mobile

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

Search-It-logo-200PULLMAN, Wash. – Want a book’s call number sent directly to your mobile phone? Use Washington State University Libraries’ new text-a-call-number service, available through the Search It online search tool. » More …

Cut bats some slack; build them a home for Halloween

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – No soundtrack to Halloween would be complete without the flapping wings and piercing squeaks of bats. They are the maligned creatures of the night this time of year and also part of the holiday decorating tsunami – as in uber-icky spongey blobs hanging off fishing line on front porches. » More …

Through December: Library showcases wild, wooly photos

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – A winter-wooly bison, a lonely cheetah and more wildlife photographs by fourth-year veterinary student Kristen Lucibello are on display through December at the Animal Health Library, Wegner Hall 170, Washington State University. » More …