Library Photo of the Week

(Photo courtesy of Z. Mayhook) The de-stress puzzle is finished! After a week-and-a-half, and many hands, the puzzle is complete! While it’s missing a few pieces, the end-result is nothing short of satisfying. Kudos to these three students for giving the puzzle it’s final push. Check out more de-stress activities in the Snoqualmie foyer, and 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…

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

Our graduate reference specialists learned more about Pressbooks and open educational resources (OER)  during today’s online Pressbooks Workshop, taught by Lauren Ray and moderated by Liz Bedford. Pressbooks is an easy-to-use e-book authoring platform that allows users to create interactive online books that can be distributed as e-books, PDF, and other formats. UW Libraries currently 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…

Library Photo of the Week

This week a UW Tacoma writing class got to play our prototype of “Research-to-Research,” a card game inspired by Mattel’s popular Apples-to-Apples. This is one of the ways our librarians bring innovative instruction exercises to the research environment! Look forward to learning more about this evolving activity in a future blog post. For now, please Read More…

Library Photo of the Week

(Photo courtesy of K. Whitney) The UW Tacoma Library has more than books on your research topics — we have loads of materials for all manner of things a college student is interested in! Browse the shelves near the Research Help desk in SNO for: Writing Resources (7-day loans) Examples: Research paper writing, citation style Read More…

Library Photo of the Week

(Photo courtesy Johanna Jacobsen Kiciman) Bye-bye, microforms! The UW Tacoma Library appreciates the many times we’ve viewed and scanned your images, but it’s time to free up space now that your contents are digitized and online! Over time, our journals have been digitized so the microfilm we store is no longer necessary. As Cecil Brower (UWT Read More…