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WSU library curates Black pioneer history

A former WSU professor worked to curate the collection, which was then used as educational tools for middle school history courses.

HANNAH FLORES, Evergreen reporter

October 1, 2020

About 50 years ago, one WSU professor saw the importance of documenting the stories of Black individuals in the Pacific Northwest and began creating audio recordings. The collection can now be accessed through the WSU Libraries Digital Collections. The collection contains the rich history of Black pioneers in the...

Campus libraries remain closed for fall

Lockers are located outside of Holland & Terrell Libraries. Materials will be placed in the lockers for pick up.

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

August 17, 2020

WSU Pullman Libraries will not have physical copies of course reserves like books, articles and movies as reserves are available in electronic formats only.  Beth Blakesley, WSU associate dean of libraries, wrote in an email that WSU Pullman libraries closed March 22.  The Holland & Terrell,...

WSU librarian compiles list of anti-racist resources

The anti-racist resource guide is available online at WSU Libraries. The guide includes a list of books about race and racism.

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

July 22, 2020

A WSU librarian created a resource guide of books to encourage conversation about race and racism. After the murder of George Floyd, there was a lot of self examination, both for individuals and for institutions, WSU Libraries librarian Erica Nicol said. The anti-racist resources guide was create...

‘We find ourselves needing to essentially reinvent ourselves’

The Neill Public Library will have books available for curbside pickup starting June 15. Library materials will be disinfected and placed in Ziploc bags.

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

June 12, 2020

Neill Public Library will begin its curbside pick-up service June 15, which will be available 1-6 p.m. Monday to Friday. “It's been really interesting for public libraries because we have spent a lifetime positioning ourselves as community-gathering spaces,” said NPL Director Joanna Bailey. “We find ou...

WSU libraries limit use of online film service to save money

Library officials switched to a request-based format for Kanopy, an online film service.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

June 10, 2020

WSU faculty members will now have to file a request form in order to access a Kanopy Film Service movie.  Kanopy is an online platform used by WSU to allow classes to watch films together at no cost to the student. Library officials switched to a request-based format to save money, according to a press re...

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