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Map Digitization Expands Discoverability
Archives’ hidden treasures become open access gem

“The decision to digitize our map collection tied directly to our land grant mission,” Johnson explains. “The project extends open and free access to this rich source of Oklahoma history to all Oklahoma citizens and to scholars worldwide.”.



Mary Larson Featured by History News Network

What do Williamsburg, Powell's Books in Portland,and the Smithsonian have in common? They are among Larson's favorite historical finds. Larson, Associate Dean of Special Collections, discussed her career and her love of history with the online source.



Noon Concert Series:
Students prepare to showcase musical talents

The latest Noon Concert Series begins Tuesday, Sept. 23 with the performance of Sun Min Kim, Piano and Saxophone Quartet. In addition to the September concert, three others will be put on, including: Woodwind and String Music; Trumpet, Saxophone, and Horn Ensembles; and "Meet the Composer: The Music of Joseph Spaniola." All performances take place in the Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room.



Constitution Day at OSU with Richard Rohrs
Jackson era Indian Removal topic to be featured at 10th annual event

OSU will honor Constitution Day on Sept. 17. The OSU Library and OSU Department of Political Science will host a presentation by Professor of History, Richard Rohrs at 3:30 p.m. in the Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, Edmon Low Library.



"Unmanned Aircraft in the Commercial Sector" kicks off fall Science Cafe at OSU

The first Science Cafe of fall 2014 will take place Sept. 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room. Drs. Jamey Jacob and Girish Chowdhary, professors of mechanical & aerospace enginnering, will lead the discussion about the rising demand for unmanned aircraft.



GoPro cameras latest addition to Library’s tech checkout

The OSU Library has added video and studio-quality audio equipment to its growing technology checkout program. Room 105 is now home to four Hero 3+ Black Edition GoPros, four ZoomH2n recorders, two Canon VIXIA HFR400 HD camcorders, three Atlas Sound tabletop microphones and two camera tripods. The new equipment can be checked out for a three-day period. 



Edmon Low House Party boasts huge turnout

In just its second year, the Edmon Low Library House Party had nearly a thousand party-goers -an increase of more than 600 participants from Welcome Week 2013. The night was filled with games, a scavenger hunt and tech demo, prizes, music and more.


OSU Library brings home top honors for video & social media

The OSU Library Communications team was recently honored at the Oklahoma College Public Relations Association annual awards ceremony. The unit won 1st place in video feature for "Win a Date with Edmon Low and 2nd place in Best Use of Social Media for the "Ghost in the Library" photo contest.


OORHP featured institutional member of the Oral History Association

The international OHA brings together people interested in oral history as a way of collecting and interpreting memories to foster knowledge and human dignity.



ShareOK Team Wins Spirit Award: OSU Library collaborators recognized for service

“This project is exciting because it allows us to collaborate with Oklahoma University, which opens doors to continue cooperation in future projects,” Sump-Crethar said. “I have enjoyed working closely with colleagues from another institution and look forward to continue serving the efforts of ShareOK.”



Science Cafe forum June 19

Forum speakers are Commissioner Dana Murphy, Oklahoma Corporation Commission; Kent Wilkins, Oklahoma Water Resources Board; Mason Mungle, Farmers Royalty Company and Oklahoma chapter of the National Association of Royalty Owners; and Lloyd Kirk, Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality.

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Librarian John Phillips retires after 44 years

Congratulations to John Phillips, Professor and Head of the Government Documents Department and Director of the Oklahoma Digital Maps Collection in the Edmon Low Library of Oklahoma State University, on the occasion of his retirement, and on his 44 years of service to Oklahoma State University.



Science Cafe explores costs and benefits of gas and oil exploration

In response to the high community interest in hydrolic fracking, a four-part Science Café OSU community series is being offering this summer. The third program is June 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the Stillwater Public Library Auditorium.

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Circus comes to town

On April 21 join us for a short, theatrical production based on the Oklahoma Oral History Research Program’s The “Big Top” Show Goes On: An Oral History of Occupations Inside and Outside Canvas Circus Tent. Written and Directed by Julie Pearson-Little Thunder. Starring Bonnie Cain-Wood, Charissa Prchal, Shannon Garde and Patrick Boyle.

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