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Experiences Relived:
Voices from the OSU Library's Oral History Collection

This annual event has become a Homecoming tradition at the OSU Library. Join us as we share some favorite memories from the OSU Library’s oral history collection. Speakers include Tanya Finchum, Juliana Nykolaiszyn and Julie Pearson-Little Thunder.



Undergrad Library Research Award launches
Now taking applications to receive $1,500 and $750 prizes

The OSU Library is now accepting applications for a new Undergraduates Library Research Award. The winners of underclassmen and upperclassmen categories will be awarded $1,500 and honorable mentions will receive $750. Applications, which include a 750 word reflective essay, a faculty reference form, the research project and its bibliography and a scanned official transcript, are due Nov. 3, at 5 p.m. at http://bit.ly/applyULRA.



Great War Series Honors WWI Centennial
Lecture by Laura Belmonte, offers conflict overview

Belmonte will discuss the major events, conflicts and causes of the war. She will cover the global impact the war had on each country involved. As the series continues, the speakers will discuss the war’s ramifications on topics ranging from literature and fashion to technology and medicine.
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Scott Turow Speaks Nov. 14
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Master of the legal thriller, Scott Turow, is the keynote speaker for the 2014 Friends of the OSU Library fundraiser on Nov. 14. The event begins at 6 p.m. in the ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center and includes a dinner, keynote and book signing.
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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. 


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