Library Photo of the Week

The hydrangeas are in glorious bloom alongside the south wall of the Snoqualmie Powerhouse! Did you know that the JSTOR Global Plants database contains high-resolution reference photographs and drawings of a variety of plants? Launch to this botany resource and others from the biology library guide in the science section of “Research by Subject.”

Library Photo of the Week

UW Tacoma faculty are participating in a library workshop this week to learn about and implement OER (Open Educational Resources). We invited UW Tacoma institutional analyst and astronomy professor Alice Few to Wednesday’s session to share her perspectives and experience in transitioning to OER teaching. In the coming weeks participating faculty will create OER implementation Read More…

Library Photo of the Week

Toward the end of every quarter, the UW Tacoma Library takes on the role of an art gallery as it hosts numerous student projects throughout the Snoqualmie and Tioga Library Buildings. These installations are the culminating projects in various writing and art courses and reflect student perspectives on critical societal topics. Here are just a Read More…

Overheard at the Library

Our research and reference librarian left this note for the other librarians recently: A sampling of questions from my desk shift yesterday: resources for a Marxist analysis of the film Us; resources for a paper about sex offenders who are homeless and the barriers they face with residential limitation laws; an ethnography of gender and Read More…

Library Photo of the Week

Sunny days find UW Tacoma students enjoying all parts of our campus, including the skybridge between the Snoqualmie and Tioga Library Buildings. Wednesday was no exception for these two students who frequently spend time enjoying the warmth and views afforded from this perch over the Prairie Line Trail. What’s your favorite sunny day spot on Read More…

Library Photo of the Week

This joyful rainbow balloon arch in Gillenwater Plaza on Wednesday reminds us of the beauty that results when we combine and include all parts to make a whole. The UW Tacoma Library is dedicated to helping create and maintain that whole: The University of Washington Tacoma Library strives to create an environment of intellectual freedom Read More…

Library Photo of the Week

Congratulations to the Class of 2019! Your hard work at UW Tacoma will prepare you for all kinds of success in your bright and beautiful future. Above are just a couple of the signs you’ll see scattered on campus–well-wishes from your friends at the UW Tacoma Library and a small expression of how proud we Read More…

Library Photo of the Week

Welcome to the UW Tacoma Library Auxiliary Periodicals shelves! Housed in the basement of TLB on compact shelving, these aisles contain multitudes of journals that we don’t currently have space to display in the public areas that you normally see. But don’t worry–you still have access to these materials! When you have the opportunity to “Request Read More…

Thousand-Dollar Tips: Polishing

It’s time to turn in your amazing project application and win the $1,000 Library Research Award for Undergraduates! Let’s take a moment to shine it up with some editing tips. Put yourself in the shoes of someone who wasn’t a part of your project and look back through the materials that you’re about to submit. Read More…