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Dean of Libraries John Danneker with a welcoming smile, standing in the Wilson Reading Room of Western Libraries.

Dean of Libraries John Danneker shares his first message welcoming you to Western Libraries as the new academic year begins.

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Western Libraries is here to help you start the new academic year off right by offering students, faculty, and staff a wide range of services and support.

Displays & Exhibits

Book Jacket titled "Wild Tongues: 15 voices from the Latinx diaspora" woman's face surrounded by flowers in the background.
September 2023
| Online Only

In celebration of Latine Heritage Month, Western Libraries has put together a selection of items in our collections to highlight and celebrate the many voices and identities in the Latin American community.

Images of imaginary scripts from Jyoti Duwadi's artists' books.
October 2, 2023 to December 8, 2023
| Special Collections | Wilson 6

Transcending illusory boundaries is a central goal of the world’s great spiritual traditions.

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Haggard Hall Entrance

Interested in learning more about the region in which we live? The Northwest Collection contains over 15,000 items with an emphasis on the Pacific Northwest region.

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The 2024 Whatcom READS selection, "Red Paint: The Ancestral Autobiography of a Coast Salish Punk," by Sasha taqʷšəblu LaPointe has won the 2023 Washington State Book Award for Creative Nonfiction/Memoir.

Whatcom READS poster for the book "Red Paint," with the author  Sasha taqʷšəblu LaPointe

Having accessible, self-paced, 24/7 support for research and writing can help both busy students and instructors. Western Libraries has a suite of online resources created with this need in mind.

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Looking for extra sources for that paper you’re writing? Reviewing materials for an upcoming syllabus? Try ordering what you need through Summit!

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