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Register by March 31 for April 7 Edible Book Festival

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Play with your food and your words during Washington State University Libraries’ second annual Edible Book Festival on Friday, April 7, part of WSU Mom’s Weekend activities. » More …

Grant funds expansion of indigenous digital archiving

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Representatives from indigenous archives across the country are at Washington State University through Thursday for planning and training on a free, open-source platform to help tribal communities share their digital cultural heritage. » More …

March 6: Faculty workshop on Open Textbook Library

PULLMAN, Wash. – A free workshop about the Open Textbook Library and use of open educational resources (OERs) will be presented for the Washington State University community 9-10:30 a.m. Monday, March 6, in the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation (CDSC) on the fourth floor of Holland Library. » More …

Feb. 9: Grand opening for library’s new study lounge

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – The grand opening of the new Palouse Study Lounge in the Washington State University Terrell Library will be 3-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, on the atrium ground floor. Refreshments will be served. » 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 …

Nov. 7: ‘Painted Horses’ author to give reading, lecture

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

malcolmbrooks-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Malcolm Brooks, author of the region’s 2016 Everybody Reads book selection, “Painted Horses,” will give a reading and lecture at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, in Washington State University’s Terrell Library Quiet Study Lounge. » More …

Feathered ‘fiend’ has long played on our fears

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – It’s Halloween, when this Washington State University Libraries patron’s mind turns to things that go bump – or, in this case, flap – in the night from a literary and not-so-literary point of view. This year, the subject is birds, the stuff of nightmares for many since Alfred Hitchcock’s film “The Birds” was released in 1963. » More …

Oct. 24-30: ‘Hacktivist’ film, events for Open Access Week

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

international-open-access-week-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Presentations about open access textbooks, a screening of a documentary on the late Internet “hacktivist” Aaron Swartz and a workshop about social media presence will make up events celebrating International Open Access Week Oct. 24-30 at Washington State University. » More …

‘Death of a Textbook’ highlights open educational resources

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

international-open-access-week-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Some things are scarier than the ghosts, ghouls and goblins of Halloween. For college students (and many of their parents), the cost of textbooks and related course materials can make their hearts skip a beat more than the holiday’s worst horror movie. » More …