Category Archives: Announcement

Cool news from a historic upgrade

“Kearney Hall at Oregon State University has received gold certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program of the U.S. Green Building Council, the second major facility at the university to achieve the recognition for environmentally sensitive … Continue reading

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Marcus Borg named canon theologian at Trinity Cathedral in Portland

“Marcus Borg, internationally known biblical scholar, was installed as the first canon theologian at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland, Oregon. Borg will present public lectures, teach adult courses within the parish, preach occasionally, and serve as a consultant for parish … Continue reading

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New US Archivist Nominated

President Obama will nominate David S. Ferriero to become the United States Archivist, according to a White House spokesman. Mr. Ferriero currently serves as the Andrew W. Mellon Director of the New York Public Libraries. Before his position at NYPL, … Continue reading

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Heritage News!

The Elk Lake Guard Station in the Deschutes National Forest has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. In 1929, employees of the US Forest Service built the Elk Lake Guard Station, described as a “simple cabin” made … Continue reading

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World Digital Library is live!

“The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and 32 partner institutions today launched the World Digital Library, a website that features unique cultural materials from libraries and archives from around the world. The site―located at www.wdl.org―includes manuscripts, maps, … Continue reading

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The Flickr Commons

The Oregon State Archives sends out a soggy “hello” to the Flickr world from the Pacific Northwest—it’s good to be here! Today, as we head home for that most romantic of holidays and Oregon’s 150th birthday celebrations, the Oregon State … Continue reading

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Historic Sites Database Now Online

The State Historic Preservation Office has made its master database of historic buildings and sites in Oregon available online. There are almost 45,000 records in the database, including National Register properties, surveys, and inventory records. “This is still a rudimentary … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Monique Lloyd!

Please join us in offering our heartfelt congratulations to Monique Lloyd! She has received the Society of American Archivist’s 2008 Harold T. Pinkett Minority Student Award, which recognizes and acknowledges outstanding minority students. To be considered, the student should be … Continue reading

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Congratulations to ScholarsArchive@OSU!

The Webometrics Ranking of World Universities has ranked OSU’s digital archive, ScholarsArchive@OSU, as seventh among all digital repositories in American universities and No. 29 in the world. ScholarsArchive is a digital service of the OSU Libraries and provides a permanent … Continue reading

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Congratulations Beaver Baseball!

National Champions — for the second year in a row! Please help us in congratulating the OSU Beaver Baseball Team as they return to Corvallis today after clinching the National Championship for the second time in as many years. And … Continue reading

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