Monthly Archives: May 2016

What’s new on The Brewstorian Blog? A trip report for Beers Made By Walking, Corvallis

Last Saturday I set out on my first Beers Made By Walking trek, which I was super excited about even though drizzle (in Oregon that translates to torrential rain) was forecast. For those who don’t know, Beers Made By Walking … Continue reading

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What’s new on the OMA blog? A 2016 OLA conference with REFORMA OR report

On April 20-22, 2016 REFORMA OR participated in the 2016 Oregon Library Association conference in Bend, OR! Chapter members presented a pre-conference workshop titled “¡Bienvenidos a la biblioteca!: Outreach and Engagement with Latino and Spanish Speaking Populations in Your Communities” … Continue reading

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What’s new on The Pauling Blog? Peter Pauling: The Race that Wasn’t

“This tub moves steadily but slowly along.” So wrote Peter Pauling in a letter to his mother, Ava Helen Pauling, riding somewhere in the Atlantic in the hull of a cargo ship that had been built in 1926. “It took … Continue reading

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What’s new on the OMA blog? Celebrating FIRST! Students Sharing their Stories

On May 17, 2016 six OSU students shared their stories of being FIRST. At OSU, this past fall term, 27% of students self-identified as being “first”, which most commonly means a first generation college attendee. While being “first” can have … Continue reading

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80th anniversary of Plageman building’s construction!

OSU Alum Chris Russell wrote this lovely piece for us on the 80th anniversary of the construction of Plageman Hall. For those of you who aren’t from here, didn’t go to school here, or just don’t mind the names of … Continue reading

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A new post on the Pauling Blog “Peter Pauling: Leaving Home, 1945-1952”

Part 2 of 9 in the life story of Peter Pauling is now live on the Pauling blog. In April 1945, while German forces were surrendering to the Allies in Europe, Peter Pauling was completing his education at Flintridge Prep … Continue reading

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All the Ralph Miller show episodes are online!

All of the Ralph Miller Show episodes that we have in our collections (with the exception of one that missed and one that is broken) have been digitized and are now available online! The easiest way to get a sense … Continue reading

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New blog post on Rare@OSU: Maxwell, Michelson, and Morley

In her last post, SCARC intern and History of Science graduate student Elizabeth Maureen Nielsen referred to Maxwell’s mathematical solutions for many of the theoretical problems facing mid-nineteenth century physics. In her latest post, Nielsen continues this exploration, looking at one … Continue reading

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April 2016: new guides to collections

Following is a list of 5 new or updated finding aids for SCARC collections that were finalized during April 2016. All are available through the Archives West finding aids database, our new Archon finding aids interface, and the OSUL catalog. These guides include: … Continue reading

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Super news for sports media guides!

All of the football media guides in our archival collections are now available in Oregon Digital! There are 78 total objects; for some guides there is a separate personnel summary; spring football guides are available for some years also. The … Continue reading

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