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    Kim Stafford, associate professor and founding director of the Northwest Writing Institute, has been chosen to serve as Oregon’s ninth poet laureate, Governor Kate Brown JD ’85 announced this morning. Stafford will serve a two-year term as “an ambassador of poetry across the state.”
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    We have a fresh new shipment, so swing by the Watzek Service Desk to get your copy!  What a great way to decide your summer reading list!

    In honor of Watzek Library’s 50th anniversary, we are releasing the second edition of the Faculty Best Books List. The List is a collection of book recommendations by College of Arts and Sciences and Graduate School of Education and Counseling faculty plus recommendations by the staff of Watzek Library. 

    This List is a diverse collection of favorites that range from the popular to the scholarly and includes fiction as well as non-fiction. It is full of great ideas for summer reading. Pick up your copy at the Watzek Circulation Desk and find the book of your choice at Watzek.
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    We know it’s the end of the semester, and you’re busy. REALLY busy. But check out this prestigious award that the library gives to the two best E&D research projects. It’s easy to apply for the award, and you are already doing the work! The deadline to apply is Sunday, May 6.
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    Watzek Library’s Special Collections has begun a five-year project to interview members of Portland’s Vietnamese community, collecting oral histories that will document the region’s complex and changing urban landscape.
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    This exhibit, located above the water fountain on the main floor of Watzek Library, will provide both hydration and knowledge! 

    Waterfacts was developed by Ian Douglas, Computer Science, ’18 and supported by Watzek’s Digital Initiatives.  Special thanks to Alan Younis for technical advising.

    This project is a result of the Microcomputing Workshops hosted by Watzek in February 2017 with funding from the Library Ed-Tech Committee. 

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    Watch movies, become an library expert!

    We’re proud to present a suite of short video tutorials to help both students and instructors use Watzek’s online resources such as Primo, the library catalog!
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    We still have many lockers available in Watzek for just $5 for the whole semester!  
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    Watzek Library will have limited hours following finals and extending until classes resume on January 16th. For complete information on our reduced hours during winter break, please see this page.  Happy holidays from all of us at Watzek Library!
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    Watzek Library will be open 24 hours a day starting at 9 a.m. on Sunday, December 10th through 9 p.m.  on Tuesday, December 19.  Happy studying and good luck!  You’ve got this!
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    Did you know that indoor plants reduce anxiety and promote feelings of friendliness? Help us welcome a tree into the library atrium by purchasing a handmade tote at the Library Service Desk ($10 cash only) - all proceeds go towards the purchase of a tree.
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    Watzek Library will close for Thanksgiving Break at 5 pm on Wednesday, November 22 and will resume regular hours Saturday, November 25 at 11 am.  Enjoy your holiday!
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    Interested in learning how to create herbarium specimens or just love pressing plants? Hannah Machiorlete ’20 & Sami Zimmerman ’19 from Lewis & Clark’s Natural History Club will be hosting a plant pressing workshop in the library classroom on two Fridays in the coming weeks!
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    Our chat service is now available to patrons Monday-Friday 8 am to 9 pm, Saturdays Noon to 5 pm, and Sundays Noon to 9 pm. Just look for the chat icon anywhere on our website
     
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    All students, staff, and faculty at all three Lewis & Clark campuses can now access the Portland Business Journal online.
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    Explore college history in the Lewis & Clark at 150: The “Cinderella College” exhibition on display in the Aubrey R. Watzek Library atrium.
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    We are so excited about our new GAME COLLECTION!  Grab some friends and come play.  
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    Our new Diversions Display in the atrium is but a drop in the bucket of books written by our wonderful faculty.  

    Check it out!
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    Check out the exhibit on the library’s 3rd floor near the L stacks to find out!
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    1.  Check out a 20-page sketchbook for the semester.

    2.  Fill it up and bring it back before the end of finals.

    3.  We will make it part of the library’s permanent collection to be housed in the Pioneers Balcony.

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    Are you interested in learning how to draw different types of plants, bugs, and mammals? Do you have an interest in exploring how to tie together the arts and sciences? Then a Scientific Illustration workshop is for you! A Scientific Illustrator will be visiting campus the weekend of April 7-9 to lead three Workshops. If you are interested and want to sign up for one of these sessions, or want to learn more, click here!


    Thank you to SAAB, the Biology Department & the Watzek Library for supporting this event.

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