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Main Library

Thu, Dec 8

Library Building & Circulation Services


Tutoring Center

Wilson Library 280

Special Collections

Wilson 6

Music Library

Thu, Dec 8

PAC 376


Goltz-Murray Archives Building

Thu, Dec 8

Center for Pacific Northwest Studies

Closed noon-1
Appt. required

University Archives

Closed noon-1
Appt. required

Current News

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Western Libraries will be open during the intersession Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., closed weekends, holidays (December 26 & January 2), and from December 27 - December 30, 2022.
Western Libraries Archives & Special Collections is currently accepting applications for the James W. Scott Regional Research Fellowship. Applications are accepted from individuals in doctoral programs as well as individuals who have finished the Ph.D.

Events & Exhibits

Black and white photograph of the Sphinx in Egypt.
October 24, 2022 to June 9, 2023

Why were early travel photographs made? What larger stories do they tell, and what are the challenges to interpreting them?

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Graduate students are invited to drop-in and join this casual weekly meetup for open work time with Studio support held in HH 210 in the Hacherl Research & Writing Studio on Thursdays from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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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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“Stories to Tell: A South Asian Perspective on COVID-19,” is a collection of ten oral histories documenting South Asian experiences during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nine faces of the people who shared their stories for this project, some faces are smiling while others are talking, overlaid on a light blue background..
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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