On Exhibit: Library Resources about Homelessness

On Exhibit: Library Resources about Homelessness “’Homelessness’ refers to much more than the situation of individuals who find themselves without an adequate place of residence. The standard legal definitions of homelessness . . . overlook the conditions of detachment or separation from mainstream society that…

On Exhibit: The Best We Could Do

On Exhibit: Common Reading Book 2021, The Best We Could Do The 2021-2022 academic year Common Reading book is the critically acclaimed graphic novel,  The Best We Could Do  by Thi Bui. In this timely and breathtaking memoir, Bui explores her experiences as a daughter…

On (Virtual) Exhibit: Media Literacy J-Term Projects

During J-Term 2021, students in Assistant Professor Kate Drazner Hoyt’s ( more info here ) Media Literacy COMA 388 explored topics such as: – the role that the press plays in sustaining democracies; – the different forms of online misinformation and disinformation; – the rise…

On Exhibit: 2020 “Interrupted” Wang Center Photo Contest Winners

PLU Wang Center for Global Education’s 2020 “Interrupted” Photo Contest Winners During the 2019-2020 academic year, 350 PLU undergraduate students participated in global and local study away programs to acquire new perspectives on critical global issues, advance their language and intercultural skills, form valuable new…

On Exhibit: Black Authors Writing about Racism

[Exhibit has closed.] This exhibit is comprised of books by Black authors who discuss and analyze race and racism. The books are recent contributions to scholarship and narrative, most having been published since 2019. Book topics include feminism, fatigue, discourse, vilification, education, real estate, racism…

On Exhibit: Struggle for Full Voting Rights

click here click here click here click here [Exhibit has closed.] 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…

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…