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Faye ChadwellFaye Chadwell talked to the Daily Barometer about the white supremacist flyers found in the library.  Read about it here.



The OSU College of Veterinary Medicine is hosting their annual Pet Day and 5K Fun Run May 6. Register before April 18 and get a free t-shirt (or purchase one at the race). For more information go to


The University Faculty Senate Committee is accepting applications for their various committees and positions!  Take a look at their webpage and see if there are any that look interesting to you, then apply online.  Participation with the faculty senate is a good way to show service to the university.


Download the CrisisManager app to your cell phone or other device for a just-in-time reference on how to protect yourself and respond to fire, earthquakes, winter storms, utility failures, etc. Go to their webpage to learn more.


PERS Workshops will be held on April 20th and other times throughout the year.  Check them out on their webpage or register for a workshop today.


Saturday, 4/22, is Earth Day! Celebrate by Reusing Disposable Items.  To celebrate Earth Day 2017, how about incorporating just one practice to reuse a “disposable” item this year. Here are 15 common disposable items from which to choose. Reduce, REUSE, Recycle. 



Beer signsTiah has been participating in a pop culture conference in San Diego this week, where she has done an OHBA related presentation. Check out Tiah's blog post on a beer history exhibit at San Diego's Museum of Man. 


On Monday, Art Boucot went in for surgery to replace a heart valve and he passed away from post-op complications.  Art was a well-known patron here at Valley Library.  He loved the library and was a strong supporter, especially regarding our journals collection.  A prolific author and editor, he will be missed.



Spring Search Advocate Workshops:  Search Advocates are external search committee members who promote equity, validity, and diversity on OSU searches.  The workshops are open to any members of the OSU community who has an onid login.   To review the workshop descriptions and/or to register, please go to the OSU Professional Development Registration site. For more information about OSU’s Search Advocate program, go to  or or 541-737-0865.



ETS LT3 – This position is on hold.

Acquisitions LT3 – This position is on hold.

Science Librarian – This position is on hold.

Building Manager – Our last candidate will be coming in on Friday. Again, please fill out the survey to let us know what you think of the applicants.

Web Developer –  Virtual interviews will be occurring next week for the four candidates for this position. Everyone should have received the notification for those, and there might be standing room only. If that's the case, people may have to tune in through webex from their workstations.

Resource Sharing/CM Unit Manager – Two candidates were interviewed last week. Links went out, and we ask that people please submit their responses on how they think the interviews went.

Rachel Lilley, the new LT3 in SCARC, will be starting Today (Monday).  Come by the 5th floor and say hello!


Quote of the Week

“With a library you are free, not confined by temporary political climates. It is the most democratic of institutions because no one — but no one at all — can tell you what to read and when and how.”

— Doris Lessing

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