On Exhibit: Struggle for Full Voting Rights

click here click here click here click here Mortvedt Library is hosting a new popup exhibition from the National Archives ,  Rightfully Hers, “commemorating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19 th Amendment. Rightfully Hers explores the history of the ratification of the…

Improvement Updates to Online Library and Archives Services

Though the library building has been closed, PLU Library faculty and staff have been hard at work bringing new services online to improve access to library resources. Find them at the PLU Library and Archives and Special Collections websites: New Library Search Interface What’s changed?…

Archives & Special Collections Launches New Collection Management System

The Archives and Special Collections has launched a new collections management system , providing users with increased access to the library’s rare and unique holdings. The system brings together descriptions of physical records, digitized materials, and born digital content held by the Archives and Special…

On Exhibit (Virtually): Wang Center Contest Winners

While Mortvedt Library’s building is closed during the COVID-19 pandemic our exhibits continue–we are highlighting PLU students’ work online. Follow this link to the virtual exhibit of the Wang Center’s photo and video contest winners. The Annual Wang Center Photo & Video Contest is an…

On Exhibit – Pandemics: History & Responses

Today many of us are considering our lives, loved ones, and our way of being in the world in relation to the Coronavirus, or COVID-19. The course of this pandemic can be changed by people who have reliable information, make decisions that consider others, and…

Where’s the New Testing Center?

What: There is a new Testing Center where students can make up a course exam in a proctored environment. Where: Mortvedt Library, room 332. The room is on the third floor in the southwest corner of the building. (See maps outside the third floor elevator…

On Exhibit – Black History Month: Black@PLU

The Black Student Union, led by BSU President Casey Brown, presents an exhibit for Black History Month that highlights a selection of photos from the PLU Archives and Special Collections that are part of the Black@PLU interactive timeline . The exhibit also highlights the people,…

On Exhibit: Books in Support of Disarming Polarization Symposium

This exhibit, displayed in a living room setting in the Library lobby, is made up of reading materials from the Library’s collection . Books highlight political and societal polarization, and the inability to communicate and collaborate, as it relates to problems such as climate change,…

On Exhibit: Books from the Collection about Food

A New Year, a New Way of Considering Food: Books from the collection about food, cooking, food politics, etc. are on exhibit in the Mortvedt Library lobby. (Exhibit ended Tuesday, January 4, 2020.)