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The Oregon Library Association has awarded Janet Webster, Hatfield Marine Science Center Head Librarian, the 2013 OLA Distinguished Service Award. This award is given to an Oregon librarian or library staff member for exceptional service over many years. Webster is being recognized for her decades of outstanding leadership in a wide array of community and library organizations. She has been a particularly effective advocate for federal, state and local policy and legislation which allows libraries to better serve their communities. The OLA awards are announced each year at the association’s annual conference (held this year as a joint conference with the Washington Library Association). OLA is the state association of library professionals comprised of 1200 members pursuing a mission to promote and to advance library service through public and professional education and cooperation.

The Oregon Library Association has awarded Janet Webster, Hatfield Marine Science Center Head Librarian, the 2013 OLA Distinguished Service Award. This award is given to an Oregon librarian or library staff member for exceptional service over many years. Webster is being recognized for her decades of outstanding leadership in a wide array of community and library organizations. She has been a particularly effective advocate for federal, state and local policy and legislation which allows libraries to better serve their communities. The OLA awards are announced each year at the association’s annual conference (held this year as a joint conference with the Washington Library Association). OLA is the state association of library professionals comprised of 1200 members pursuing a mission to promote and to advance library service through public and professional education and cooperation.

The Oregon Library Association has awarded Janet Webster, Hatfield Marine Science Center Head Librarian, the 2013 OLA Distinguished Service Award. This award is given to an Oregon librarian or library staff member for exceptional service over many years. Webster is being recognized for her decades of outstanding leadership in a wide array of community and library organizations. She has been a particularly effective advocate for federal, state and local policy and legislation which allows libraries to better serve their communities. The OLA awards are announced each year at the association’s annual conference (held this year as a joint conference with the Washington Library Association). OLA is the state association of library professionals comprised of 1200 members pursuing a mission to promote and to advance library service through public and professional education and cooperation.

Thursday, May 9, 2013. 8 p.m. Oregon Historical Society, 1200 SW Park Avenue, Portland Join us for a celebration of the long-awaited biography of Ava Helen Pauling. "Ava Helen Pauling: Wife, Mother, Gadfly, Activist": A presentation by OSU associate professor of history, Mina Carson Read more about Ava Helen Pauling: Partner, Activist, Visionaryjust published by Oregon State University Press. OSU News & Communications press release: http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2013/may/osu-press-publishes-first-biography-ava-helen-pauling
Thursday, May 9, 2013. 8 p.m. Oregon Historical Society, 1200 SW Park Avenue, Portland Join us for a celebration of the long-awaited biography of Ava Helen Pauling. "Ava Helen Pauling: Wife, Mother, Gadfly, Activist": A presentation by OSU associate professor of history, Mina Carson Read more about Ava Helen Pauling: Partner, Activist, Visionaryjust published by Oregon State University Press. OSU News & Communications press release: http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2013/may/osu-press-publishes-first-biography-ava-helen-pauling
Thursday, May 9, 2013. 8 p.m. Oregon Historical Society, 1200 SW Park Avenue, Portland Join us for a celebration of the long-awaited biography of Ava Helen Pauling. "Ava Helen Pauling: Wife, Mother, Gadfly, Activist": A presentation by OSU associate professor of history, Mina Carson Read more about Ava Helen Pauling: Partner, Activist, Visionaryjust published by Oregon State University Press. OSU News & Communications press release: http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2013/may/osu-press-publishes-first-biography-ava-helen-pauling
Thursday, May 9, 2013. 8 p.m. Oregon Historical Society, 1200 SW Park Avenue, Portland Join us for a celebration of the long-awaited biography of Ava Helen Pauling. "Ava Helen Pauling: Wife, Mother, Gadfly, Activist": A presentation by OSU associate professor of history, Mina Carson Read more about Ava Helen Pauling: Partner, Activist, Visionaryjust published by Oregon State University Press. OSU News & Communications press release: http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2013/may/osu-press-publishes-first-biography-ava-helen-pauling
Thursday, May 9, 2013. 8 p.m. Oregon Historical Society, 1200 SW Park Avenue, Portland Join us for a celebration of the long-awaited biography of Ava Helen Pauling. "Ava Helen Pauling: Wife, Mother, Gadfly, Activist": A presentation by OSU associate professor of history, Mina Carson Read more about Ava Helen Pauling: Partner, Activist, Visionaryjust published by Oregon State University Press. OSU News & Communications press release: http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2013/may/osu-press-publishes-first-biography-ava-helen-pauling
Thursday, May 9, 2013. 8 p.m. Oregon Historical Society, 1200 SW Park Avenue, Portland Join us for a celebration of the long-awaited biography of Ava Helen Pauling. "Ava Helen Pauling: Wife, Mother, Gadfly, Activist": A presentation by OSU associate professor of history, Mina Carson Read more about Ava Helen Pauling: Partner, Activist, Visionaryjust published by Oregon State University Press. OSU News & Communications press release: http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2013/may/osu-press-publishes-first-biography-ava-helen-pauling

The Oregon Multicultural Archives is honoring the Japanese American students who were forced to abandon their studies at Oregon State College during WWII with the exhibit “The Fall of ’41: Students of Japanese Descent at Oregon State College.” The display includes background about Japanese immigration to Oregon and chronicles the events after the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Find out more on the Oregon Multicultural Archives Blog Post

Check out the Digital Collection in Flickr

Physical Display: 5th Floor of the Valley Library, Display Case
Date: May-June 2013 

Exhibit Curated by OSU SCARC Student Worker Hannah Mahoney

The OSU Libraries’ Oregon Multicultural Archives (OMA) mission is to acquire, preserve and make available collections that document the lives of African American, Asian American, Latino, and Native American communities of Oregon.

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