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The library will be open modified hours from Nov. 12-30. The main part of the Valley Library will be closed to the public from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m., and the Java II coffee shop and lobby spaces will be available as study spaces during this time (2 a.m....
The library is a big building, and we all need a little help in navigating it and finding the resources, services and rooms that we’re looking for. To help, the new and thoroughly updated Valley Library Services and Floor Maps brochure is available...
From novices to seasoned researchers, visitors to the exhibit “Piles to Files: Behind the Scenes at the Archives” are in for a treat. This exhibit lifts the veil on archival work to show how archivists acquire, arrange and digitize archival...
The Oregon State University Libraries and Press and the Graduate School are pleased to announce a new space for graduate students on the sixth floor of the Valley Library starting fall term 2019: The Graduate Student Commons. The Graduate Student...
The Valley Library Circulation Desk has 24 Dell Latitude laptops available for long term borrowing. These laptops are intended to be term-long laptop substitutes for students without computers. As such, we are prioritizing students in need of a...
On Sunday, December 3, a small electrical fire at the Valley Library set off the fire alarms and necessitated the evacuation of the building. As one of the busiest public buildings on campus, the safety of our community is our top priority. Many...
Don't leave your backpack or electronics unattended in the library or in other public areas on campus as thefts do occur. If you’d like to store your items in a secure place at the library, lockers are located throughout the Valley Library and...
The William H. Galvani Rare Maps Collection of more than 1,000 maps depicting various regions of the globe from antiquity to the 20th century is now available for research at the library’s Special Collections and Archives Research Center (SCARC...
Don't leave your backpack or electronics unattended in the library or in other public areas on campus as thefts do occur.  If you’d like to store your items in a secure place at the library, lockers are located throughout the Valley...
Elizabeth Nielsen and Chris Petersen, two librarians in the Special Collections and Archives Research Center at the Valley Library, are winners of university awards for 2016. They will be honored along with others at the University Day...

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