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‘Book a Librarian’ matches students with research help
September 24, 2015

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

book-logo-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University freshmen and sophomores who need help with their 100- and 200-level class projects and papers can book their own librarian to help figure out a research strategy.

Exhibit, book drive highlight prison literacy programs
September 21, 2015

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – More than 30 programs work to provide free books to people incarcerated around the country, improving literacy in prisons and bolstering poorly funded prison libraries. An exhibit opening this week in the Washington State University Terrell Library atrium explores the history and role of these programs.

New addition to database of U.S. Congressional documents
August 31, 2015

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

great-plains-detailPULLMAN, Wash. – Students and scholars of the U.S. Congress can access historical House and Senate reports and documents through a Washington State University Libraries’ database.

Through June 12: Exhibit on government management of trash
May 20, 2015

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – An exhibit opening this week in Washington State University’s Terrell Library continues the yearlong exploration of America’s garbage problems through the entity in charge of monitoring and fixing them: the government.

May 12: Tushingham to receive Libraries’ Excellence Award
May 8, 2015

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

Shannon-Tushingham-mugPULLMAN, Wash. – Shannon Tushingham, assistant director of the Washington State University Museum of Anthropology, will receive the 2015 WSU Libraries’ Excellence Award during an 11 a.m. reception Tuesday, May 12, in the Terrell Library Atrium.

Jesus or Judas? WSU Bible fix featured in Folger blog
April 10, 2015

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

Jesus-versePULLMAN, Wash. – A rare 17th-century Bible at Washington State University is part of a discussion of Bible errors in this week’s blog from the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C.

The world on wheels: Bookmobile the center of rural life
April 8, 2015

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

Bookmobile-logo-webPULLMAN, Wash. – While one little girl in Boise, Idaho, mistook the pink van parked down her street for an ice cream truck in the 1970s, teenager Barb Stone of Benton City, Wash., was already an old pro of the bookmobile circuit. A July 1960 photo shows 4-year-old Stone holding a small stack of books, standing next to the librarian and driver of the Mid-Columbia Regional Library’s Bookmobile.

WSU Libraries, Writing Center collaborate on tutorial sessions
March 23, 2015

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

Bakken-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University students who come to the Terrell Library reference area for answers now have another service available to them: consultations with Writing Center tutors for help with research papers.