Don’t forget that librarians are here to help as your prepare for finals. We can help you with everything from citing your sources to finding resources to cite. And, we’re available when you need us:
- in person, at the Barber Library information desk
- by phone, 541-383-7567
- by email, email@example.com
- by chat, 24/7 - just click on the “Need Help? Ask now!” icon on our webpages
Stress Free Finals & Extended Hours
As part of Stress Free Finals events, the Library is sponsoring Pet-a-Pup on Wednesday, Dec 4, 12 - 2 pm and 7 -8 pm. Drop by the Library and relax with a warm, fuzzy friend.
And, get your study on with extended hours:
Friday, Dec 6: 8 am - 9 pm
Saturday, Dec 7: 10 am - 9 pm
Sunday, Dec 8: 10 am - 9 pm
The Library and Student Life will be providing coffee and snacks to keep you going during extended hours. Good luck!
Ready for Turkey Day?
Need to find the perfect recipe for Thanksgiving or learn a new cooking technique in time for the big day?
Check out our Culinary Arts Collection. This online resource has recipes, e-books on cooking techniques, and articles from popular cooking magazines and professional journals.
You can also find cookbooks in the Library by searching our Library catalog or browsing the “TX” call number on the second floor.
Need to find articles? Just watch our video tutorials on using Academic Search Premier, and you’ll be on your way!
Become a Library Expert
Working on planning your Winter Term schedule? Consider a Library class! We offer three options for you to learn all about information and research for school and beyond - Lib 100, Lib 127, and Lib 227. Add one of these classes to your plan today!
Read All about It!
The Library provides tons of news resources that help you stay up to date with the latest that’s going on in Oregon, the US, and around the world. Check out our “News and Current Events” page by clicking on the “Resources by Subject” icon on our home page.
You’ll find The Bulletin and The Oregonian for news close to home. America’s News, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal, and LexisNexis provide you with news from all over the US and around the world.
For an in-depth look at the issues in the news, try CQ Researcher or Opposing Viewpoints.
If you’re looking for news from another era, try the historical New York Times. Going back to 1851, this resource gives you firsthand coverage of many, many important events in American and world history.
You’ll find links to all of these resources - plus more - on our News and Current Events pages!
Like Netflix, but for School
Have you ever been doing research and thought, “I wish I could watch a video about this”? Well, you can! The Barber Library offers you access to a resource called Films on Demand (look for the icon below on the Library’s website):
Films on Demand gives you access to thousands of films covering subjects from automotive technology to job seeking skills to the latest scientific theories - all from reputable, credible producers like PBS and National Geographic. It even shows you how to cite the film for your paper! What’s the best part? Films on Demand is streaming video and is available 24/7 online - so you can watch from home at 2 am, if that’s what works for you. No need to check out and return DVDs to the Library.
A Soundtrack for Studying
You know you can find lots of text resources online through the Library - articles, encyclopedias, and books. You may also know that you can find streaming films and images online through the Library. Did you know you can also find music online through the Library? You can, with Naxos Music Library to our collection. Naxos gives you access to music from more than 80,000 CDs, across more than 12 genres, including classical, jazz, rock, and world music - including some relaxing music to accompany all the studying and paper writing!
Help Us Plan the Library’s Future!
Your Barber Library needs your feedback:
We are in the process of doing our own strategic planning starting with a revision and definition of our departmental mission, vision and values statement. But this process cannot be complete without your feedback, since you are one of the most important parts of the campus community the Library serves! To keep things simple, we have just one question for you to respond to, which will take only a few minutes. Please take this quick survey by November 10: