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Third Thursday on Jan. 17th

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 8:59am -- emoreau

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January 17th  //  12 pm - 1 pm
Schusterman Library Conference Room

Join us this Thursday for a discussion with Pediatrics faculty member Dr. Robert Block about the art of woodcarving. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch.

Whether you are a fan or practitioner of the arts, or would just like to learn more about them, Third Thursday is for you! Meet with fellow #TulsaSooners on the third Thursday of every month at Schusterman Library to learn about and discuss a variety of art forms, including painting, writing, dancing, music, crafts, and more. Each month will have a topic selected by the group based on the interests of participants.

Third Thursday events are free of charge and open to all students, residents, faculty, and staff.

Questions? Contact Emrys Moreau at emrys-moreau@ouhsc.edu or (918) 660-3226.

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Holiday Cheer Event on Dec. 12th

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 3:06pm -- emoreau

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Join us on Wednesday, Dec. 12th at 11 am - 1 pm for a fun break where we’ll drink lots of hot chocolate, create snowflake crafts and color ornaments, and take festive photos with holiday props! If you'd like to donate a stuffed toy to our teddy bear drive for Children's Advocacy Center, this is a great opportunity to bring one by and warm up with some hot chocolate.

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Understand Open Licenses

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 4:43pm -- emoreau

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Friday, December 7 | 2:30pm to 3:30pm | Schusterman Library Conference Room

Creative Commons licenses allow you to retain your copyright while inviting certain other uses of your work, which could ultimately spread your work much farther than you could do on your own. In this workshop, presenter Cody Taylor will explain CC licensing and the ways to combine them to boost your impact. He will also provide examples of how CC licenses are working to create more equitable foundations for open knowledge. When we share, everyone wins!

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Pancake Dinner

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 9:47am -- amigdalski

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Tuesday, December 4 | 4:30pm to 6:00pm | Schusterman Library Commons

Join the Schusterman Library for our semi-annual Pancake Dinner! The librarians will be serving up pancakes, tons of toppings, and plenty of fresh coffee.

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Teddy Bear Drive 2018

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 9:20am -- emoreau

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Your gift of a new stuffed toy can help bring comfort and joy to children who have experienced abuse or neglect. We'll be collecting the stuffed toys under our holiday tree until December 18th. 

Our Teddy Bear Drive for Children's Advocacy Center has been an annual campus tradition since 1992!

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Use Slideshare for Conference Talks

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 11:47am -- amigdalski

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Friday, November 30 | 2:30pm to 3:30pm | Schusterman Library Conference Room

Slides help you tell important stories about your research when you're presenting at a conference, and sharing them can be useful to those who were not able to see your talk in person. In this workshop, presenter Nick Cousino will help you make your slide decks more widely available and will discuss how to use slide decks to guide people to your other research outputs. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop.

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Scholar Squad

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 12:46pm -- amigdalski

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Wednesday, December 5 | 12:00pm to 1:00pm | Schusterman Library

Join us for Scholar Squad, an informal support group for those interested/involved in research and other scholarly activities.

In December we'll reflect on 2018 and set goals for 2019.

Learn more about Scholar Squad on our webpage: library.tulsa.ou.edu/scholarsquad.

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Make Cards at Third Thursday

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 8:34am -- amigdalski

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Thursday, November 15 | 12:00pm to 1:00pm | Schusterman Library Conference Room

Whether you are a fan or practitioner of the arts, or would just like to learn more about them, Third Thursday is for you! Meet with fellow #TulsaSooners on the third Thursday of every month at Schusterman Library to learn about and discuss a variety of art forms, including painting, writing, dancing, music, crafts, and more. Each month will have a topic selected by the group based on the interests of participants.

For our November meeting, we’ll make greeting cards. We've got the supplies, just bring your creativity.

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Photo by Estée Janssens on Unsplash

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Expressing Gratitude

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 9:56am -- amigdalski

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Wednesday, November 7 | 12:00pm to 1:00pm | Schusterman Library Confernece Room

Join us for Scholar Squad, an informal support group for those interested/involved in research and other scholarly activities. Scholar Squad is open to all at OU-Tulsa, including students, residents, fellows, staff, and faculty.

In November, we'll express gratitude towards those who have impacted our careers by writing thank you notes. We'll also discuss ways to pay it forward by mentoring other scholars.

Feel free to bring a lunch. We hope to see you there!

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Confronting Self-Limiting Beliefs

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 2:05pm -- amigdalski

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Wednesday, October 3 | 12:00pm to 1:00pm | Schusterman Library

Join us for Scholar Squad, an informal support group for those interested/involved in research and other scholarly activities. Scholar Squad is open to all OU-Tulsa, including students, residents, fellows, staff, and faculty.

In October, Eden Hemming, MA, a Research Assistant from Pediatrics, will facilitate Scholar Squad. Eden will lead us through an activity to help confront self-limiting beliefs.

We look forward to a dynamic discussion. Feel free to bring a lunch. We hope to see you there!

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On the Frontier of Journalism

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 4:58pm -- emoreau

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Investigative reporter and OU alumnus Clifton Adcock of The Frontier (www.readfrontier.org) will speak on issues of censorship that journalists and news publishers are currently facing. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch.

Questions? Contact Emrys Moreau at emrys-moreau@ouhsc.edu or (918) 660-3226. 

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Third Thursday - Sep. 20th at 12pm

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 4:50pm -- emoreau

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Whether you are a fan or practitioner of the arts, or would just like to learn more about them, Third Thursday is for you!

Meet with fellow #TulsaSooners on the third Thursday of every month at Schusterman Library to learn about and discuss a variety of art forms, including painting, writing, dancing, music, crafts, and more. Each month will have a topic selected by the group based on the interests of participants. Our first meeting will be spent brainstorming ideas for bringing the arts to OU-Tulsa.

Meetings will be from 12 pm to 1 pm and attendees are welcome to bring their lunch.

Third Thursday events are free of charge and open to all students, residents, faculty, and staff.

Questions? Contact Emrys Moreau at emrys-moreau@ouhsc.edu or (918) 660-3226.

Third Thursday
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Scholar Squad

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 4:39pm -- amigdalski

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Wednesday, September 5 | 12:00pm to 1:00pm | Schusterman Library Conference Room

Join us for Scholar Squad, an informal support group for those interested/involved in research and other scholarly activities. Scholar Squad is open to all at OU-Tulsa, including students, residents, fellows, staff, and faculty.

In September we’ll discuss all things authorship. Please read this systematic review on authorship across scholarly disciplines before the meeting. Also, please take time to think about:

  • authorship practices in your field

  • ways authorship could be more equitable

  • how to navigate authorship amongst interdisciplinary collaborators

We look forward to a dynamic discussion. Feel free to bring your lunch. We hope to see you there!

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We have power! And we're open!

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 12:42pm -- MsHoberecht

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UPDATE:

Power is back on. So come on in and use the computers in our Info Commons, and reserve some study rooms!

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We're optimistically open, despite a current campus power outage. There's no power but we are here to help you in any way we can! We're hoping that the power will be back on soon, and we can return to business as usual.

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Mary Shelley & the Birth of Science Fiction

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 2:19pm -- emoreau

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Thursday, August 9th
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

Join us at Schusterman Library to watch an introduction to science fiction and learn about the book often considered the first science fiction novel: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.

Popcorn will be served at this free event! Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch.

Questions? Contact Emrys Moreau at (918) 660-3226 or emrys-moreau@ouhsc.edu.

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Frankenstein on exhibit

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 8:30am -- emoreau

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Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature

on display through August 11th

Our current exhibit explores how Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein provides a framework for discussions of medical advances that challenge our traditional understanding of what it means to be human. Want to learn more about Frankenstein and/or Mary Shelley? Then you're in luck because we have plenty of new books in the gallery available to be checked out! 

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This traveling exhibit was produced by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health.

 

 

 

 

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Scholar Squad

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 8:22am -- amigdalski

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Wednesday, August 1 | 12:00pm to 1:00pm | Schusterman Library Conference Room

Join us for Scholar Squad, an informal support group for those interested/involved in research and other scholarly activities.

In August, we’ll focus on developing and delivering effective presentations.

Learn more about Scholar Squad on our webpage: library.tulsa.ou.edu/scholarsquad.

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Scholar Squad

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 12:08pm -- amigdalski

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Join us for Scholar Squad, an informal support group for those interested/involved in research and other scholarly activities.

For our July meeting we’re changing things up. We’ll meet at Shawkat Mediterranean Grill for conversation, networking, and a chance to check in on progress towards our 2018 goals.

Discover more about Scholar Squad on our webpage: library.tulsa.ou.edu/scholarsquad.

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Scholar Squad

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 8:10am -- amigdalski

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Join us for Scholar Squad, an informal support group for those interested/involved in research and other scholarly activities.

In June we'll cover the art of saying no. Discover how no is less about rejection and more about opening yourself up to other opportunities. We'll also practice saying no.

Discover more about Scholar Squad on our webpage: library.tulsa.ou.edu/scholarsquad.

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Scholar Squad

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 4:48pm -- amigdalski

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Wednesday, May 2 | 12:00pm to 1:00pm | Schusterman Library Conference Room

Join us for Scholar Squad, an informal support group for those interested/involved in research and other scholarly activities.

In May we'll host Squad Review Day! Bring in something you want feedback on - an idea for a new project, a work in progress, a paper or presentation (maybe just a short section), a graphic, etc.

Discover more about Scholar Squad on our webpage: library.tulsa.ou.edu/scholarsquad.

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Pancake Dinner

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 9:44am -- amigdalski

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Monday, April 30 | 4:30pm to 6:00pm | Schusterman Library Commons

Liven up Dead Week by joining the Schusterman Library for our semi-annual Pancake Dinner! The librarians will be serving up pancakes, tons of toppings, and plenty of fresh coffee.

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Remembering Ravensbrück

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 1:27pm -- amigdalski

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Remembering Ravensbrück: Women and the Holocaust

on display through June 15

During World War II, Ravensbrück was the largest concentration camp for women under the Nazi regime. By the time of liberation by Soviet troops in 1945, more than 120,000 women had been interned in the camp 50 miles north of Berlin, Germany. Between 1939 and 1945 women from more than 30 countries were forced in to the camp, where they were stripped of their dignity and identity. About 20 percent of the prisoners in Ravensbrück were murdered or died because of the camp’s harsh conditions. Women were also the perpetrators of these crimes, playing significant roles in operating the camp as civilian guards. Today Ravensbrück is a memorial site that honors those who were imprisoned in the camp.

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Remembering Ravensbrück was created by the Kennesaw State University Public History and German Studies Programs and the Ravensbrück Memorial Site.

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OU-Tulsa Research Week

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 2:37pm -- amigdalski

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OU-Tulsa's inaugural Research Week is April 16-20. Join us for our Research Week activities for your opportunity to:

  • Watch and listen as fellow #TulsaSooners share their expertise
  • Discover the impact OU-Tulsa researchers have made locally and nationally
  • Network with future collaborators
  • Learn more about the research process

MONDAY — RESEARCH SERIES LUNCH & LEARN
April 16  /  12-1pm  /  Learning Center Room 145
Learn about the Food Independence, Security, and Health (FISH) study led by Marianna Wetherill, PhD, and Mary Williams, PhD.

TUESDAY — RESEARCH RESOURCES LUNCH & LEARN
April 17  /  12-1pm  /  Learning Center Room 231
Discover the research resources available to you at OU-Tulsa, including the Schusterman Library, ORDSA, CRPDE, and OSCTR.

WEDNESDAY — RESEARCH FORUM
April 18  /  2-4pm  /  Learning Center Founders Hall
Take in our annual showcase of posters created by OU-Tulsa and TU students, residents, and fellows.

WEDNESDAY — NORMAN IRB OFFICE HOURS
April 18  /  10:30-2:30pm  /  Schusterman Library Conference Room
Stop by to chat with the representatives from the IRB from the Norman Campus.

THURSDAY — LIGHTNING ROUNDS
April 19  /  12-1pm  /  Schusterman Library Gallery
Uncover the hard work accomplished by OU-Tulsa staff members.  Bring your lunch and hear quick summaries of staff research efforts.

FRIDAY — OPEN HOUSE
April 20  /  11am-1pm  /  Faculty Staff Lounge
Network with researchers from across campus at our Research Open House.  Who knows, maybe you'll meet your next collaborator!

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Urban Design and Health

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 10:53am -- amigdalski

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The Impact of Tulsa's Urban Design on Your Health: How the Environment Shapes Our Health

Thursday, April 12 | 6:00pm to 7:30pm | Central Library Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center

Have you ever wondered how your environment affects your health?
Research by the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation found that while health care accounted for 10 percent of our health outcomes, the environment attributed 19 percent. Join Shawn Michael Schaefer, director of the University of Oklahoma Urban Design Studio and faculty member of the College of Architecture, and learn how Tulsa's urban form is shaping our health outcomes. Schaefer will analyze Tulsa’s built environment using geospatial mapping to understand the density, diversity and design of the city. The presentation concludes by reviewing how Tulsa’s urban form is shaping our health outcomes by examining its relationship to current public health research. Founded in 1988, the Urban Design Studio is an outreach program from the College of Architecture with a three-part mission: to train urban design professionals in architecture, community planning and urban studies; to further the understanding of the city through research and creative activity; and to conduct community service projects benefiting Tulsa and Northeast Oklahoma. Professor Schaefer holds professional degrees in architecture and urban design. He is licensed to practice architecture and interior design in the state of Oklahoma and is board certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and the American Institute of City Planners. He is also a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) accredited professional and a FAA certified, instrument-rated pilot. Schaefer is founding principal of Places LLC, Oklahoma’s first urban design consulting practice.

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National Library Week

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:44am -- amigdalski

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National Library Week is April 8-14, a time to celebrate contributions of our nation's libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support. Join the Schusterman Library for our National Library Week celebrations. Events for the week include:

20x20: Library Edition

April 10

12:00 to 1:00pm

Library Gallery

Join us for our crowd-favorite event, 20x20! This time we're changing things up with a library themed line-up of presentations covering digital literacy, library services for teens, and library trends.
Traveling Library

April 11

1:30 to 3:00pm

OU-Tulsa

It's National Bookmobile Day, so the Schusterman Library is going mobile across campus with a book cart filled with blind date-able books, library coffee, coloring sheets, and more.
Poetry Party

April 12

12:00 to 1:00pm

Library Gallery

Celebrate National Poetry Month with us! Bring your favorite poem or an original poem to share with the group. Or sit back, relax, and enjoy poetry readings from fellow #TulsaSooners.

 

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Scholar Squad

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 3:44pm -- amigdalski

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Wednesday, April 4 | 12:00 to 1:00pm | Schusterman Library Conference Room

Join us for Scholar Squad, an informal support group for those interested/involved in research and other scholarly activities.

For the April get together, join us for a conversation about best practices for collaboration and communication. To kick start our conversation, please read this article:

Toegel, G., & Barsoux, J. L. (2016). How to preempt team conflict. Harvard Business Review 94(6), 78-83.

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Women's History Month Trivia

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 4:25pm -- amigdalski

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Wednesday, March 28 | 12:00pm to 1:00pm | Schusterman Library Gallery

Ready to show off your trivia skills? Or just want to learn more about awesome women throughout history? Then join us for Women's History Trivia! Trivia will be played in three rounds, with no more than six people on each team. Bring a group of friends, or join a group when you arrive.

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Brought to you by the Schusterman Library and Abril Marshall, Director of Diversity and Inclusion

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Board Game Lunch & Play

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 9:13am -- amigdalski

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Tuesday, March 13 | 12:00 to 1:00pm | Schusterman Library

Bring your lunch and a friend and join us for a board game extarvaganza! We'll have games to play or join - ranging from classics like Monopoly and Scrabble to new favorites like Apples to Apples and Pandemic. Family and friends are welcome.

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Scholar Squad

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 3:44pm -- amigdalski

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Wednesday, March 7 | 12:00 to 1:00pm | Schusterman Library Conference Room

Join us for Scholar Squad, an informal support group for those interested/involved in research and other scholarly activities.

For our March meeting, join us for a quarterly reflection on our 2018 #squadgoals (and individual personal/professional goals, of course). We'll also take a quick self-assessment survey and discuss how our results impact our work.

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Women's Health Talk

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 12:47pm -- amigdalski

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Fighting the Bulge: Women's Health

Thursday, March 8 | 6:00pm to 7:30pm | Zarrow Regional Library

Many women suffer from pelvic floor dysfunction and may not even know it. Join specialist Dr. Jameca Price to learn more about women’s health focusing on the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the muscles and connective tissue of the female pelvic organs. Dr. Price will cover additional medical issues facing women and present treatment options. A question-and-answer session will follow.

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Slide Photo by Suhyeon Choi on Unsplash

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Black Panther

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 3:17pm -- amigdalski

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Wednesday, February 28 | 12:00 to 1:00pm | Schusterman Library Gallery

Did you grow up reading the Black Panther comics? Or are you obsessed with the new movie? Then join us as Stewart Brower, library director and avid collector of over 6000 comic books, shares the history of the Black Panther comics.

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Research Lightning Rounds

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 5:50pm -- amigdalski

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OU-Tulsa Staff: Submit a Lightning Talk for Research Week

The OU-Tulsa Scholar Squad invites staff submissions for Research Week Lightning Talks to be presented Thursday, April 19 at 12 noon in the Schusterman Library Gallery.

Presentation topics can cover the design and operation of a research project as well as programs/projects that describe the creation and improvement of work, services, technologies, procedures, and so much more.
Lightning Talks will have 5 minutes each and be limited to 5 slides (slides optional) and focus on your area of research. While many teams are comprised of faculty, residents, staff, and students, these presentations will be presented by staff. The team is invited to attend and support from the audience.

Submit your proposal (no more than 250 words) about your research online https://outlibrary.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bsyhNATUtdACJy5 by March 1 at 6pm.

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Winter Olympics Documentary

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 8:24am -- amigdalski

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Thursday, February 8 | 12:00pm to 1:00pm | Library Conference Room

Join the Schusterman Library to get amped up for the Winter Olympics. We’ll screen the documentary Nerves of Steel, which features the tale of four Australian athletes attempting to compete in the skeleton in the 2006 Toronto Winter Olympics (so basically the Australian Cool Runnings).

Bring your lunch or snack on some of our popcorn.

You can also take pictures in our Olympic photo booth.

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Scholar Squad

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 2:09pm -- amigdalski

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Wednesday, February 7 | 12:00 to 1:00pm | Schusterman Library Conference Room

Join us for Scholar Squad, an informal support group for those interested/involved in research and other scholarly activities.

For the February get together, we'll fall in love with open access. We'll learn more about open access publishing and discover how the Schusterman Library Open Access Reimbursement Fund can make your publishing dreams a reality.

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Posters & Popcorn

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:15am -- amigdalski

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Do any of these apply to you?

  • Making a poster and caught up in the design details...
  • Trying to get a headstart on making your Research Forum or Clinical Vignette Symposium poster awesome...
  • Ready to take your poster skills to the next level...
  • Just love popcorn...

Then join us for Posters & Popcorn on Friday, Feburary 2 at 12:00pm to learn how to make your poster pop! We'll help you learn how to make effective and creative posters while enjoying popcorn. Please RSVP at goo.gl/c9hK1s.

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Pop Over for Popcorn

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 9:46am -- amigdalski

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January 17 | 11:30am to 1:00pm & 4:30pm to 6:00pm | Schusterman Library

Start the spring semester with a warm welcome from the Schusterman Library. Enjoy free popcorn and coffee while you meet your librarians and learn how the library can support your studies.

Download the early event to your calendar here or the late one here.

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Slide photo by Alex Munsell on Unsplash

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Confronting Violence

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 9:03am -- amigdalski

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This month, our digital gallery features an exhibit from the National Library of Medicine, "Confronting Violence: Improving Women's Lives." Here's a bit about the exhibit:

Activists and reformers in the United States have long recognized the harm of domestic violence and sought to improve the lives of women who were battered.

During the late 20th century, nurses took up the call. With passion and persistence they worked to reform a medical profession that overwhelming failed to acknowledge violence against women as a serious health issue. Beginning in the late 1970s, nurses were in the vanguard as they pushed the larger medical community to identify victims, adequately respond to their needs, and work towards the prevention of domestic violence. This is their story. (taken from the exhibit website)

​Explore the exhibit anytime the Library is open between now and January 26. To learn more about confronting violence against women, join us for a Discussions on Diversity lunch and learn on Tuesday, January 23. For more details and to RSVP for the event, please visit the OU-Tulsa calendar.

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Holiday Cheer

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 8:55am -- amigdalski

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Tuesday, December 12 | 11:00am - 1:00pm | Schusterman Library

Ready to spread a little holiday cheer? Join the Schusterman Library for a variety of festive holiday activities including:

Snowflake Crafts

Help us create a snowflake scene to rival the Philbrook Museum of Art.

Ornament Decorating

Color an ornament to decorate our tree and one to take home for yours.

Hot Chocolate

Sip hot chocolate with your favorite librarians. Cat not included.

Festive Photos

Take photos with all your friends and colleagues in front of our tree. BYOSanta Suit.

Teddy Bear Donations

Help us bring joy to children with our annual Teddy Bear Tree (since 1992!) an donate a new stuffed toy for the Children's Advocacy Center.

Questions about the event? Contact Alyssa Peterson at 918-660-3224 or alyssa-k-peterson@ouhsc.edu.

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Slideshow photo by Rodion Kutsaev on Unsplash

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Pancake Dinner

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 2:47pm -- amigdalski

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December 5 | 4:30pm to 6:00pm | Schusterman Library Commons

Liven up Dead Wek by joining the Schusterman Library for our semi-annual Pancake Dinner! The librarians will be serving up pancakes, tons of toppings, and plenty of fresh coffee.

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Palliative and Hospice Care

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 2:40pm -- amigdalski

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Palliative Care and Hospice: An Overview for The Health-Care Consumer

Thursday, November 16 | 6:00 to 7:30pm | Central Library, Aaronson Auditorium

What is palliative care and how does it differ from hospice? What patients benefit most from hospice and palliative care? Who provides hospice and palliative care? Where can this sort of care be received? How exactly does all this fit into the puzzle of modern health care in America?

Join Dr. Oliver Cerqueira to learn the answers to these questions and more, and most importantly how palliative care and hospice services help people with serious illnesses live life with quality and dignity.

Dr. Cerqueira was born and reared in New Jersey. After finishing medical school in 2004, he moved to Oklahoma and completed his residency training in internal medicine at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Tulsa. Following residency, he worked as a hospitalist and in teh hospice field before returning to the OU-TU School of Community Medicine in 2011 as an assistant professor of internal medicine. He currently supervises medical and physician assistant (PA) students in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Additionally, he practices part-time inpatient palliative medicine at Hillcrest Medical Center and is the medical director for Image Hospice in Tulsa and Ponca City.

 

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An Exhibit Reception

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 9:47am -- amigdalski

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Perspectives on International Child Welfare: An Exhibit Reception

Tuesday, November 7 | 4:30 to 6:00pm | Schusterman Library Gallery

Please join the Schusterman Library for an exhibit reception celebrating "Perspectives on International Child Welfare," digital presentations created by OU School of Social Work master's students as a reflection on their experiences in Israel with the Haruv Institute and Hebrew University.

The students, along with students visiting from Hebrew University, will attend the reception.

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Strategic Plan for Research

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:07pm -- amigdalski

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Scholar Sqaud

Wednesday, November 1 | 12:00 to 1:00pm | Schusterman Library Conference Room

Join us for Scholar Squad, an informal support group for those interested/involved in research and other scholary activities. We meet on the first Wednesday of each month.

For the November 1st get-together, Dr. Kent Teague, the Associate Dean for Research for the School of Community Medicine, will join us to speak about the Strategic Plan for Research at OU-Tulsa.

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Haruv Exhibit

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 8:41am -- amigdalski

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Perspectives on International Child Welfare

on display through December 8 in the Schusterman Library gallery

In June 2017, twelve OU Master of Social Work students spent a week in Jerusalem as part of the international exchange program with the Haruv Institute and Hebrew University.

The Haruv Institute, fouded in 2007 by the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, is Israel's leading authority on child abuse and neglect.

The students participated in lectures with Hebrew University School of Social Work faculty and visited multiple child service agencies that focus on child maltreatment and neglect. Students from Hebrew University will visit OU in November for a similar experience.

The exhibit features digital presentations created by OU School of Social Work students as a reflection on their experiences in Israel.

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Poetry Party

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:37am -- amigdalski

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Join the Schusterman Library for our semesterly Poetry Party!

Tuesday, October 10 | 12:00 to 1:00pm | Schusterman Library Gallery

You can share your favorite poem, a poem you've written, or even improvise a spoken word masterpiece on the spot.

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Questions about the event? Contact Alyssa Peterson at (918) 660-3224 or alyssa-k-peterson@ouhsc.edu.

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Realistic Publishing Goals

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:28am -- amigdalski

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Wednesday, October 4 | 12:00 to 1:00pm | Schusterman Library Conference Room

Join us for Scholar Squad, an informal support group for those interested/involved in research and other scholarly activities. We meet on the first Wednesday of each month.

Squad, for the October 4th get-together the topic of the day is realistic publishing goals. Please read this short article before we meet. We’ll discuss strategies and tools that can help you (and/or those you mentor/coordinate) choose publications that meet your visibility, prestige, and cost (both monetary and time) goals.

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Free Coffee All Day!

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 3:27pm -- amigdalski

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Celebrate International Coffee Day with us! We'll be brewing free coffee all day on Friday, September 29 (well, the hours we're open anyways). Plus, we may have other goodies, too.

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Censorship in Comics

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:27am -- amigdalski

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The Comics Code Authority: A Brief History and What Changed in 1986

Wednesday, September 27 | 12:00pm to 1:00pm | Schusterman Library Gallery

Stewart Brower, library director and avid collector of over 6000 comic books, will discuss the history of the CAA and how it effectively censored comic books for decades, before publishers began to push back through the direct market of the 1980s. We'll learn how DC and Marvel began moving away from the Code right at the same time that newer publishers took a more aggressive stance toward the marketplace and creative freedoms.

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Scholar Squad

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 10:56am -- amigdalski

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Join us for Scholar Squad, an informal support group for those interested/involved in research and other scholarly activities.

For the September 6 get-together the topic of the day is a leadership orientations inventory. All attendees will take a short personal survey and learn about their own leadership orientation. We’ll discuss what this means in the workplace and how our strengths and areas for growth affect daily life.

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Upcoming Events

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 10:54am -- amigdalski

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Join us for one (or all!) of our upcoming events! Click the event titles for more information and to download the calendar invites to your Outlook, Google, Yahoo, or iCal calendar.

Pop Over (to the Library) for Popcorn - August 21 from 11:30 to 1:30

Scholar Squad - September 6 from 12:00 to 1:00pm

Banned Books Week Event - Septemeber 27 from 12:00 to 1:00pm

International Coffee Day - September 29, free coffee all day

Scholar Squad - October 4 from 12:00 to 1:00pm

Poetry Party - October 10 from 12:00 to 1:00pm

Scholar Squad - November 1 from 12:00 to 1:00pm

"Perspectives on International Child Welfare" Exhibit Reception - November 7 from 5:00 to 6:30pm

Pancake Night - December 5 from 4:30 to 6:00pm

Scholar Squad - December 6 from 12:00 to 1:00pm

Holiday Cheer Event - December 13 from 11:00 to 1:00pm

Or download our entire event calendar at one time with the link below. To import into your calendar paste the link into your browser and open the .ics file that downloads, or copy and paste the url into your calendar of choice's Add Calendar feature.

https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/ed5jcs8a5nqoeo70frv4o2p94g%40g...

We hope to see you at one of our upcoming events!

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Photo by Eric Rothermel on Unsplash

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Pop Over for Popcorn

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 12:18pm -- amigdalski

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Kick off Welcome Week by popping over (to the library) for popcorn.

Monday, August 21 | 11:30am to 1:30pm | Schusterman Library

We'd love to greet new and returning #TulsaSooners and help you discover how the Schusterman Library can support your studies. Or just swing by to grab some popcorn to snack on as you enjoy the solar eclipse later.

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This event is brought to you by OU-Tulsa Student Affairs and the Schusterman Library.

 

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One World, One People

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 9:49am -- amigdalski

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One World, One People - Cultural Photography from Rodger Randle

This summer, the Library is excited to reprise one of its most popular past exhibits, One World, One People. This exhibit features the cultural photography of Rodger Randle from his travels throughout the world.

What is cultural photography? Cultural photography examines the traits and qualities of a culture. This particular collection seeks to exhibit those unique cultural characteristics in addition to those qualities that are universal to all of humanity.

Come explore universal themes of humanity by experiencing the cultural photography of Rodger Randle displayed through this multimedia exhibit on display in the Library's Gallery through September 1, 2017.

Rodger Randle is a native Tulsan and former Mayor of Tulsa. Currently, Rodger is a Professor in the Graduate College of the University of Oklahoma and Director of the Center for Studies in Democracy and Culture.

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Summer Book Club

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 11:50am -- amigdalski

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Join the Schusterman Library for a "read your own book" book club, which means you can read anything you want - fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels, and more! The book club will meet in person at noon on July 12 and August 10 in the Library's Quiet Reading Room. Bring your own lunch - we'll provide the coffee and cookies.

Can't make it to Book Club? Or reading too many books to remember month to month? Submit what you've been reading here: tiny.cc/summerbookclub. You can check in with what your fellow #TulsaSooners have been reading on our Book Club Pinterest Page.

Each book submission enters you into a contest for a prize pack. After the last book club on August 10, we'll hold a drawing for the winner.

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Documentary Film Series

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:45pm -- amigdalski

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Join the Schusterman Library for a Documentary Film Series celebrating honorary months ranging from Women's History Month to Mental Health Month. All screenings will occur in the Schusterman Library Conference Room from 12:00pm to 1:00pm. We'll provide popcorn, but feel free to bring a lunch.

For July we'll screen 13th on Wednesday, July 19 from 12:00 to 2:00pm.

13th is "a documentary by director Ava DuVernay. The film explores the 'intersection of race, justice and mass incarceration in the United States;' it is titled after the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which freed the slaves and prohibited slavery (unless as punishment for a crime)" (description taken from Wikipedia)

We hope to see you for our final documentary screening of the summer!

 

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Poetry Party

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 9:43am -- amigdalski

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Join the Schusterman Library for another Poetry Party!

You can share your favorite poem, a poem you've written, or even improvise a spoken word masterpiece on the spot.

Questions about the event? Contact Alyssa Peterson at (918) 660-3224 or alyssa-k-peterson@ouhsc.edu.

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Summer Book Club

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 3:57pm -- amigdalski

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Join the Schusterman Library for a "read your own book" book club, which means you can read anything you want - fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels, and more! The book club will meet in person at noon on June 13, July 12, and August 10 in the Library's Quiet Reading Room. Bring your own lunch - we'll provide the coffee and cookies.

Can't make it to Book Club? Or reading too many books to remember month to month? Submit what you've been reading here: tiny.cc/summerbookclub.

Each book submission enters you into a contest for a prize pack. After the last book club on August 10, we'll hold a drawing for the winner.

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Documentary Film Series

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 9:28am -- amigdalski

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Join the Schusterman Library and OU-Tulsa Student Affairs for a screening of the documentary Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton's Cafeteria on Thursday, June 8 at 12:00pm in honor of Pride Month.

Lunch will be provided for registrants. Please RSVP at tiny.cc/pridemonthdoc.

 

Screaming Queens "introduces viewers to street queens, cops and activist civil rights ministers who recall the riot and paint a vivid portrait of the wild transgender scene in 1960s San Francisco. Integrating the riot's story into the broader fabric of American life, the documentary connects the event to urban renewal, anti-war activism, civil rights and sexual liberation. With enticing archival footage and period music, this unknown story is dramatically brought back to life" (description taken from Kanopy).

For the final film in our documentary series, join us on Wednesday, July 19 as we screen 13th.

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Spend Summer at the Library!

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 4:06pm -- amigdalski

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Even though the spring semester is ending, the fun at the Library never stops!

Join us this summer for one or all of our upcoming events:

Summer Book Club

June 13 | July 12 | August 10

Join us for a monthly "read your own book" book club. We'll meet in the Quiet Reading Room on the second floor at 12pm. Feel free to bring your own lunch - we'll provide coffee and cookies.


Documentary Film Series

June 8 | July 19

Continuing with our Documentary Film Series, we'll screen Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton's Cafeteria for Pride Month on June 8. On July 19 we'll screen 13th. Both events will begin at 12pm. Again, feel free to bring a lunch - we'll bring the popcorn!


Poetry Party

June 28 at 12:00pm

After the success of our first Poetry Party in honor of National Poetry Month, we're bringing back our Poetry Party this summer. Start brainstorming about what poem you'd like to share with your fellow #TulsaSooners, or try your hand at writing some original poems.


Questions about any of our upcoming events? Contact Alyssa Peterson at 918-660-3224 or alyssa-k-peterson@ouhsc.edu.

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Breakfast for Dinner

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 10:15am -- amigdalski

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Liven up Dead Week with a special "breakfast for dinner" at the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library.

When: Wednesday, May 3rd from 4:30 to 6:00pm

Where: Schusterman Library

We'll be serving up pancakes along with all of the fixings and of course... plenty of coffee!

Contact the library at 918-660-3224 or alyssa-k-peterson@ouhsc.edu to learn more.

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Documentary Film Series - May

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 9:50am -- amigdalski

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Join the Schusterman Library for a Documentary Film Series celebrating honorary months ranging from Women's History Month to Mental Health Month. All screenings will occur in the Schusterman Library Conference Room from 12:00pm to 1:00pm. We'll provide popcorn, but feel free to bring a lunch.

For May we'll celebrate National Poetry Month with Why Don't Zebras Get Ulcers? Why Do We? on Monday, April 10 at 12:00pm.

We'll learn from Robert Sapolsky, PhD about the science of stress, as he answers, "What exactly happens to our bodies when we come under stress? And how is our response to stress different from that of a zebra being hunted along a savannah?" (description taken from Kanopy)

In the upcoming months, we'll also screen:

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Poetry Party

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 3:34pm -- amigdalski

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Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? Celebrate this literary occasion with us at a Poetry Party on Wednesday, April 19 from 12:00 to 1:00pm. You can share your favorite poem, a poem you've written, or even improvise a spoken word masterpiece on the spot. If you already know you want to recite something, let us know at tiny.cc/poetry so we can plan accordingly. If not, no worries - you can decide to read a poem on the day of the event, too.

Questions about the event? Contact Alyssa Peterson at (918) 660-3224 or alyssa-k-peterson@ouhsc.edu.

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Documentary Film Series

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 10:44am -- amigdalski

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Join the Schusterman Library for a Documentary Film Series celebrating honorary months ranging from Women's History Month to Mental Health Month. All screenings will occur in the Schusterman Library Conference Room from 12:00pm to 1:00pm. We'll provide popcorn, but feel free to bring a lunch.

For April we'll celebrate National Poetry Month with Self-Expression Through the Spoken Word on Monday, April 10 at 12:00pm.

The documentary takes us inside The Poetry Lounge, "a free, multicultural open-forum for self-expression, inspiring young people to find their own voice and let it be heard. Hosted by award-winning Def Poets Shihan and Poetri, the "Lounge" has become the largest weekly open mic forum in the country, and was one of the inspirations for Russell Simmons' 2003 Tony-winning show, Def Poetry Jam. Taken from a recent Poetry Lounge event, this program features 2004 National Slam Champions, performing their work and sharing their inspiration. Learn the fundamentals of writing and performing 'spoken word' poetry from some of the most accomplished poets of the movement" (description taken from Kanopy).

In the upcoming months, we'll also screen:

 

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Old Is New

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 9:48am -- amigdalski

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On the evening of Thursday, March 2, the Schusterman Library and the Tulsa Foundation for Architecture celebrated the opening of the exhibit “Old is New: #TransformingTulsa with the Oklahoma Historic Tax Credit.” The exhibition tells the story of the Oklahoma Historic Tax Credit by examining the renovation of the Mayo Hotel, a long-standing Tulsa institution that once played host to distinguished guests such as John F. Kennedy, Charles Lindbergh, Marilyn Monroe, Paul McCartney, Mickey Mantle, and many more. By 1981, however, the Mayo was in shambles: a vacant shadow of its former self destined for demolition. With the help of Tax Credit funds, however, the Mayo re-opened its doors in 2009, and is once again admired as one of the most beautiful buildings in downtown Tulsa. By encouraging restoration of long-vacant buildings like the Mayo Hotel, Oklahoma Historic Tax Credits continue to transform Tulsa and shape our local culture.

The “Old is New” opening reception began with drinks (served by celebrity bartender Ted Reeds, AIA, co-founder of TFA!) and hors d'oeuvres to be enjoyed while browsing the exhibit. Attendees observed the exhibit through digital slideshows showcasing photographs of the Mayo Hotel in its original glory days, before and after pictures of the Hotel’s recent transformation, and highlights of celebrities who have stayed at the Mayo over the years. An interactive digital display also allowed attendees to learn about other building transformations in Tulsa made possible thanks to Historic Tax Credits. Artifacts from the Mayo Hotel were on display as well, including vintage postcards, stationery, matchbook covers, and an original elevator indicator light from the building.

   

Erica Argyropoulos, Exhibit Curator and TFA Archivist, kicked off the evening’s opening remarks with a brief introduction of the exhibit before passing the microphone to TFA Executive Director, Amanda DeCort. Ms. DeCort highlighted the incredible economic, cultural, and aesthetic benefits Historic Tax Credits have brought to Tulsa, before introducing guest speakers Joel Slaughter, co-owner of Phillips Slaughter Rose Inc., and John Snyder, owner of Brickhugger, LLC. Mr. Slaughter painted a vivid picture of the destruction and decay he discovered inside the Mayo Hotel during a structural study in 1995, while Mr. Snyder relayed his tale of purchasing the Mayo Hotel for a dollar and the accompanying parking lot for $250,000 in 2001. Together Slaughter and Snyder worked to renovate the Mayo Hotel in order to contribute to the revitalization of downtown Tulsa.

As the evening drew to a close, architects, citizens, and students engaged in lively conversation in the exhibit space, sharing their passion for Tulsa’s ability to transform.

   

 

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Posters & Popcorn

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 11:30am -- amigdalski

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Are you gearing up for the OU-Tulsa Research Forum? Or presenting at a conference soon? Then "Make Your Posters Pop! A Workshop on Creating Better Posters" is the workshop for you!

Join us on Wednesday, March 22 at 12pm to learn:

  • what makes posters different
  • best practices for effective posters
  • tips on layout and design
  • the basics of what to do and say in a poster session

Please RSVP to let us know that you are coming: tiny.cc/ouposters

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Game Night

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 11:27am -- amigdalski

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Join us for an evening of fun and snacks! We'll have games to play or join - ranging from classics like Monopoly and Scrabble to new favorites like Apples to Apples and Pandemic. Family and friends are welcome.

Tuesday, March 21 | 4:00pm to 7:00pm | Schusterman Library

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The OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library is located at 4502 E. 41st St. Accommodations on the basis of disability are available by contacting (918) 660-3224 or alyssa-k-peterson@ouhsc.edu.

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Spring Book Club

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 8:42am -- amigdalski

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Join us for Spring Book Club!

Tuesday, March 7 | 12:00 to 1:00pm | Schusterman Library Quiet Reading Room

This is a "read your own book" book club, so read any book you'd like and tell us all about it. Feel free to bring your own lunch - we'll provide coffee and dessert. RSVP to our Facebook Event.

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Black History & Mardi Gras Trivia

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 10:00am -- amigdalski

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Join us for trivia!

Tuesday, February 28 | 12:00 to 1:00pm | Founders Student Center

Lunch and king cake will be provided. Trivia categories will include Black History, African American Inventors, Mardi Gras, and a Bonus Round.

Please RSVP at https://goo.gl/SjSsmg.

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This event is hosted by the Schusterman Library, OU-Tulsa Student Affairs, and the OU Office of Community.

 

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An Exhibit Opening Reception

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 11:33am -- amigdalski

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Join Tulsa Foundation for Architecture and Schusterman Library at OU-Tulsa for the opening reception of the exhibit "Old Is New: Transforming Tulsa with the Oklahoma Historic Tax Credit." Explore how Historic Tax Credits have transformed Tulsa through a case study of The Mayo Hotel.

Opening remarks will begin at 5:15. Wine and light hors d'oeuvres will be provided. We are also fortunate enough to have a local celebrity as our bartender for the event: Ted Reeds, AIA, a co-founder of TFA!

Register now for this free event: https://mayoexhibit.eventbrite.com/

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The exibit will remain on display from March 2 to May 26. Visit to explore how Oklahoma Historic Tax Credits transformed the Mayo Hotel, a long-standing Tulsa institution that once played host to distinguished guests such as John F. Kennedy, Charles Lindbergh, Marilyn Monroe, Paul McCartney, Mickey Mantle, and many more. By 1981, however, the Mayo was in shambles: a vacant shadow of its former self destined for demolition. With the help of Tax Credit funds, however, the Mayo re-opened its doors in 2009, and is once again admired as one of the most beautiful buildings in downtown Tulsa. By encouraging restoration of long-vacant buildings like the Mayo Hotel, Oklahoma Historic Tax Credits continue to transform Tulsa and shape our local culture.


Photo Credit: © Caleb Long under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Generic, 2.0 Generic, and 1.0 Generic license.

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Asian World Experience

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 12:39pm -- aschweikhard

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Celebrate Asian Culture with a Week of Events!

January 24th through January 28th, 2017

This year, the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library and the OU East Asia Institute and Confucius Institute have joined together to bring the Asian World Experience to the local community. The Asian World Experience encourages the community to immerse themselves in Asian culture through a variety of activities and experiences. This year, the experience includes an interactive digital exhibit and week of Asian cultural events in addition to the annual Saturday family event. 

All events are free and open to the public.

Schedule of Events:


Translating Chinese Literature - a lunch and learn with Jonathan Stalling

Tuesday, January 24th from 12:00 to 1:00 at the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library Gallery

Kick start our week of events by helping us welcome Dr. Jonathan Stalling at lunch-and-learn at the library. 

Dr. Stalling it the Curator of the Chinese Literature Translation Collection at the University of Oklahoma Library and is also an Associate Professor of English Literature with a focus on Modern-Contemporary American and East-West poetry, Comparative Literature, and Translation Studies. Dr. Stalling is also the co-founder and editor of Chinese Literature Today magazine and book series and the Deputy Director of the Center for the Study of China’s Literature Abroad at Beijing Normal University.

Spots are limited - RSVP to april-schweikhard@ouhsc.edu or 918-660-3226.

This event is sponsored by the OUCI/EAI and the College of Arts and Sciences.


Paper Lantern Making

Wednesday, January 25th from 1:00 to 3:00 at the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library

During Chinese New Year, red paper lanterns are hung to drive away bad luck. Come by the library anytime between 1:00 to 3:00 to make your own paper lantern to help us decorate the library.

This event is sponsored by the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library.


Tai Chi with Rick Thomas

Thursday, January 26th from 12:10 to 12:30 at the OU-Tusla Founders Hall, Schusterman Learning Center

Tai Chi is an ancient form of Chinese Martial Art. Join us in the library's gallery for a short Tai Chi demonstration with Rick Thomas from Thomas Academy Tai Chi Kung Fu.

This event is sponsored by OUCI/EAI.


Calligraphy with Ran Laoshi

Friday, January 27th from 12:00 to 1:00 at the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library Gallery

Join us in the gallery to learn about the various styles of Chinese calligraphy from Ran Laoshi in this interactive presentation.

This event is sponsored by OUCI/EAI.


Asian World Experience

Saturday, January 28th from 1:00 to 4:00 at the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library 

An interactive and educational fun-fair encouraging educators, students and families to immerse themselves in Asian culture. Organizations from the local community will teach participants about Asian countries through interactive booths and a variety of local performers will celebrate Asian culture and music through song, dance, and martial arts.

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  • Lion Dance, 1:05-1:20 pm
  • Carnegie After School Chinese Language Program, 1:35 – 1:40 pm
  • Kendo Karate Sword Demonstration, 1:55 pm – 2:10 pm
  • Story Time with the Tulsa City-County Library, 2:20 – 2:40 pm
  • Kung Fu with Master Luo, 2:50 pm – 3:10 pm 
  • China Rose Dance, 3:25 pm – 3:35 pm 
  • Tai chi with Rick Thomas, 3:45 pm – 3:55 pm

Exhibitors include Hoover Elementary, OUCI/EAI, OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library, TGA China, TGA Japan, Tulsa City-County Library, and Tulsa Japanese Friendship Club.


The OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library is located at 4502 E. 41st St. Accommodations on the basis of disability are available by contacting 918-660-3226 or april-schweikhard@ouhsc.edu.

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Sherlock: a screening

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 9:49am -- amigdalski

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Join us on Thursday, January 19th at 4:30pm to celebrate the return oSherlock (a wee bit late) with a screening of a Sherlock episode, chosen by you! Visit our Facebook Event Page to cast your vote before Thursday, January 12.

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Tidings of Comfort and Joy

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 11:52am -- amigdalski

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Help us spread a little holiday cheer this week! Join us on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 12pm to 1pm for snowflakes, Santa, and slippers.

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From DNA to Beer

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 1:26pm -- aschweikhard

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The OU-Tulsa Schusterman is excited to host a traveling exhibition from the National Library of Medicine.

From DNA to Beer: Harnessing Nature in Medicine and Industry explores some of the processes, problems, and potential inherent in technologies that use microorganisms for health and commercial purposes. Over the past two centuries, scientists, in partnership with industry, have developed techniques using and modifying life forms like yeast, molds, and bacteria, to create a host of new therapies and produce better foods and beverages. The exhibition illustrates the history of this dynamic relationship among microbes, medicine, technology, and industry, which has spanned centuries.

From DNA to Beer will be on display in the library's gallery through December 31 and is free and open to the public.

Credit line: This exhibition was produced by the National Library of Medicine, and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.

Curated by Diane Wendt, Associate Curator and Mallory Warner, Project Assistant, Medicine and Science Division of the National Museum of American History. 

From DNA to Beer - a NLM exhibit now on display
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Learn to Master EndNote

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 9:26am -- amigdalski

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Join us to learn to harness the power of EndNote to successfully save, sort, and cite your references from library databases, e-journals, Google Scholar, and more!

Choose the EndNote session that fits your schedule:

Tuesday, November 8 from 12:00 to 12:45pm

OR

Tuesday, November 8 from 4:30 to 5:15pm

Both sessions will take place in the Schusterman Library Conference Room.

For more information or to RSVP, contact: alyssa-k-peterson@ouhsc.edu or (918) 660-3224.

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November Book Club

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 4:05pm -- amigdalski

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Join us for the return of book club!

Read any book that your heart desires and come tell us about it on Wednesday, November 16th. We'll meet in the Quiet Reading Room from 12:00 to 1:00pm. Bring your own lunch, and we'll provide the coffee and dessert.

Hope to see you there!

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Lunch & Learn with the Gilcrease Museum

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 9:57am -- aschweikhard

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Learn all about the Gilcrease Museum during a free lunch-and-learn at the library!

When: Friday, September 9th from 12 pm to 1 pm

Where: OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library Gallery

Did you know that the Gilcrease Museum houses the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of art and artifacts of the American West? Or that their archives constitute one of the country’s most extensive collections of rare books, documents, maps, and unpublished material related to the history of the North American continent?

You don't want to miss Laura Fry, Senior Curator & Curator of Art at the Gilcrease Museum, delve into the highlights of the Gilcrease Museum and its collections. This event will be located in the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library Gallery and a free lunch will be provided.

Space is limited! RSVP to april-schweikhard@ouhsc.edu or 918-660-3226 to reserve your spot.

 

Image: Thomas Moran, Shoshone Falls on the Snake River,1900, Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma

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#OUlympics Trivia

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 9:45am -- amigdalski

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Ready to go for the gold, but not sure how your 100m freestyle holds up next to Michael Phelps? Then maybe trivia is the Olympic event for you!

Join OU-Tulsa Staff Senate and the Schusterman Library for #OUlympics Trivia this Thursday, August 18th, from 12:00 to 1:00pm in the Library Gallery.

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Last Summer Book Club

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 8:32am -- amigdalski

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Join us for our final Book Club meeting of the summer! Read whatever you want and come share about the book. Bring your own lunch; cookies and coffee will be provided.

For every summer book club event you attend you'll be entered to win a Google Chromecast. If you are off-campus or can't make it to the Library, participate by sharing your monthly reading online: https://outlibrary.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6Sj9YPJuxweOpet.

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Coming to a Hallway Near You!

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 11:58am -- amigdalski

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The Schusterman Library is coming to a hallway near you! We're going mobile across campus with a book card filled with favorite library items: coffee, coloring pages, leisure reading books, and more! We'll be out and about on campus between 9:00 and 11:00am this Wednesday, July 27th. Be on the lookout for us!

The Schusterman Library is going mobile across campus with a book cart.
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Pokémon Go & Popsicles

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 4:18pm -- amigdalski

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Join us on Friday, July 15th from 11:30am to 2:00pm to have a popsicle and explore the world of Pokémon Go on campus. Playing Pokémon Go not required to enjoy a popsicle with friends, but you can find out about the hype from your friendly librarians. 

This event is sponsored by the OU-Tulsa Office of the President and the Schusterman Library. Popsicles while supplies last.

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Library 20x20... and Battle Decks!

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 10:57am -- aschweikhard

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20 Slides, 20 Seconds

Wednesday, April 20th  ▪  12:00 - 1:00 pm  ▪  OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library

Do you know anything about kayaking or archaeology? What about sneakers and pop culture? Someone here at OU-Tulsa does!

Have fun listening to your peers give a short presentation highlighting their talents, hobbies, and obsessions with only 20 slides and 20 seconds per slide. Plus, we’ll have three Battle Decks featuring Tracy Kennedy, Ken Randall, and Shawn Schaefer! You don’t want to miss out.

Contact the library at april-schweikhard@ouhsc.edu or 918-660-3226 to reserve your spot.

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Book Club Updates

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 2:40pm -- amigdalski

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Did you miss our first Book Club meeting last week? Don't worry! We've created a Pinterest Board with the titles that our book club attendees have read so far this summer so that you can catch up. We've included books from both our in-person participants and online submissions. If you'd like to see your most recent read pinned to our board and enter to win a Google Chromecast, submit a title to our online form. We hope to see you at our next book club meetings on July 13th and August 10th from 12:00pm to 1:00pm in the second floor quiet reading room. Until then, Happy Reading!

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Reading Recommendations

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 4:18pm -- amigdalski

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The first meeting of our Summer Book Club is only one day away! Still need a book to discuss? Check out one of these books from our leisure reading collection for a quick read. These three titles are less than 150 pages for your reading convenience.

Whether you finish reading one of these books or a different one, we'd love to hear about it at book club tomorrow. Bring yourself and your lunch to the library between 12:00 and 1:00pm for literary conversation, cookies, and coffee. Or if you are off campus or can't make it to the library, participate by sharing your most recent read online: https://goo.gl/vwIppn. 

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American Eagle Day - Mon. Jun 20th

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 3:44pm -- aschweikhard

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Celebrate American Eagle Day at the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library!

When: Monday, June 20th from 12 pm - 1pm

Where: OU-Tulsa Schusterman Librarary Gallery

Join us for a screening of the documentary "Return Flight: Restoring the Bald Eagle to the Channel Islands." Plus, this is the last week to view the Sutton Avian Research Center Bald Eagle Recovery Program exhibit.

To attend, contact april-schweikhard@ouhsc.edu. For questions or to make accommodations, call 918-660-3226.

Return Flight is a short documentary released in 2013 that chronicles how a dedicated team of biologists worked tirelessly for decades to bring the bald eagle back to the Channel Islands located off the coast of Southern California. The story is told through interviews with hard-working biologists, visionary resource managers, and thoughtful environmental historians. Ultimately, the recovery of the bald eagle on the Channel Islands mirrors its larger recovery in the continental United States.

American Eagle Day at OU-Tulsa Library
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State of Health Lunch - Wed. June 22

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 10:43am -- aschweikhard

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Join us at the Mornigcrest Health Library as we delve into Tulsa County and Oklahoma’s state of not so good health. Our guest presenter will be Jan Figart, Associate Director of the Community Service Council. A free lunch will be provided.

When: Wednesday, June 22 from 12 pm to 1 pm

Where: Morningcrest Health Library at the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Clinic, 4444 E. 41st St

The presentation will highlight Tulsa County and Oklahoma’s state of not so good health through changing demographics, education, employment and Adverse Childhood Experience lens. The humorous take on a complex topic is intended to raise awareness of the social determinants of health.  

Space is limited. To RSVP, email april-schweikhard@ouhsc.edu. Contact 918-660-3226 for questions or to make requests for accomodations.

This session is being offered as part of the display of For All the People: A Century of Citizen Action in Health Care Reform, a traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine. This exhibit tells the lesser-known story of how movements of ordinary citizens helped shape the changing American health care system. The exhibit will be on display in the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Clinic from June 20 - July 15. To learn more about the exhibit, visit https://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/forallthepeople/.

State of Health Lunch

Read Your Own Book

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 1:05pm -- kprentice

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You are invited to first OU-Tulsa Summer Campus Book Club at the Schusterman Library! We will have three book club events to share the books we’re reading this summer but if you can’t make it to campus, you can still participate (and enter to win the prize drawing) by logging your three books online at https://outlibrary.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6Sj9YPJuxweOpet.

We will meet June 15, July 13, and August 10 at 12 noon in the Quiet Reading Room. Bring your lunch; Cookies and coffee will be provided (while they last.)

This is a "read your own book club." Read anything you want and come share about the book. Easy peasy. Students, faculty, and staff are welcome!

Campus book club info
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Pancakes & Waffles: May 2 from 6 - 8 pm

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 3:15pm -- aschweikhard

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Kick start Dead Week with a special "breakfast for dinner" at the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library.

When: Monday, May 2nd from 6pm - 8pm

Where: OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library

We'll be serving up pancakes and waffles along with all of the fixings and of course... plenty of coffee!

Contact the library at 918-660-3226 to learn more.

Pancakes & Waffles: May 2 from 6 - 8 pm
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20x20 and Battle Decks! April 20th at 12pm

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 9:29am -- aschweikhard

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Wednesday, April 20th  ▪  12:00 - 1:00 pm  ▪  OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library

20x20 - 20 slides, 20 seconds

Do you know anything about succulents or postcrossing? What about Humans vs. Zombies? Someone here at OU-Tulsa does!

Have fun listening to your peers give a short presentation highlighting their talents, hobbies, and obsessions with only 20 slides and 20 seconds per slide. Plus, we’ll have two Battle Decks featuring Josh Davis and Tricia Rahal! You don’t want to miss out.

Contact the library at april-schweikhard@ouhsc.edu or 918-660-3226 to reserve your spot.

20x20 and Battle Decks! April 20th at 12pm
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The Eagle has Landed: New Exhibit on Display

Tue, 03/29/2016 - 2:56pm -- aschweikhard

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The Schusterman Library is currently host to a remarkable exhibit documenting the successful Bald Eagle Restoration Program conducted by the George Miksch Sutton Avian Research Center.

In 2007, the Bald Eagle was removed from the endangered and threatened species list. This exhibit tells the story of how the George Miksch Sutton Avian Research Center contributed to the successful restoration of the Bald Eagle population in Oklahoma and the surrounding region.

This exhibit will be on display at the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library Arts and Information Digital Gallery through June 30, 2016.

The George Miksch Sutton Avian Research Center was founded in 1983 with the mission of finding cooperative conservation solutions for birds and the natural world through science and education. The Sutton Center is a private, nonprofit organization located near Bartlesville, Oklahoma, and has become a leader in avian research and conservation. Learn more about this organization at http://www.suttoncenter.org.

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Upcoming Bookish Events

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 2:07pm -- amigdalski

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Spring is here! That means it's time to come out of hibernation and re-enter the world. While it was nice to cozy up with good books all winter, it is even nicer to discuss those books with other people.

If you're ready for an outing, consider one of Booksmart Tulsa's upcoming events. They have a wide range of guests coming this spring, from Jay Newton-Small, Congressional Correspondent for TIME and author of Broad Influence: How Women are Changing the Way America Works, to Stephen King, author of more than 60 full length books and nearly 200 short stories.

Click here to find the right Booksmart Tulsa event for you.

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Pictures of Nursing: A Traveling Exhibition

Thu, 02/18/2016 - 8:24am -- aschweikhard

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The OU-Tulsa Schusterman is currently hosting Pictures of Nursing: The Zwerdling Postcard Collection, a traveling exhibition from the National Library of Medicine. The exhibition includes a sampling of the unique archive of 2,588 postcards documenting over 100 years of images of nurses and the nursing profession from around the world, investigating the hold these images exert on the public imagination—then and now. The exhibition runs through March 20th, 2016. Learn more about the exhibit at https://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/picturesofnursing/.

Questions? Contact the library at 918-660-3220.
 

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Pop-Up Library Location in Founders Student Center: Feb. 17 from 4 pm to 8 pm

Wed, 02/17/2016 - 9:24am -- aschweikhard

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The library will temporarily be closed today, Wednesday, February 17, from 4 pm to 8 pm, but come visit us in our "pop-up" location in the Founders Student Center. We will have free popcorn, coffee, prizes, and a selection of materials. Plus, we can help you with your research so come visit us! The library will reopen tonight at 8 pm.

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Books and Cake: A Reading with Meg Myers Morgan on Feb. 8

Tue, 01/26/2016 - 9:47am -- aschweikhard

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Celebrate Fat Tuesday early at the library with King Cake, Coffee, and a Book Reading from Meg Myers Morgan, PhD, MPA. Meg will be reading selections from her book, Harebrained: It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time, a collection of humorous essays exploring the carnival that is life! Copies of the book will be available for purchase.

When: February 8 from 11:30 to 1:30 (reading will begin at 12:15)

Where: OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library

Meg Myers Morgan is Assistant Professor and OU-Tulsa Masters of Public Administration Program Coordinator. Learn more about the event at https://www.facebook.com/events/1711669499052246/.

Questions? Contact the library at 918-660-3220.

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Star Observation Party at the Library

Sat, 10/10/2015 - 2:03pm -- aschweikhard

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Don’t miss the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library’s Galileo Star Observation Party with the Broken Arrow Astronomer on Thursday, October 15 from 6pm to 9pm. Part of the University of Oklahoma’s Galileo’s World exhibition (https://galileo.ou.edu), participants will be able to engage in the following activities:

  • Gaze at the night sky through telescopes provided by the Broken Arrow Sidewalk Astronomer.
  • Engage with a selection of educational materials for visually impaired.
  • View the Galileo’s World Scientific Revolution exhibit (on display through December 18).

The event is free and open to all ages. The OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library is located at 4502 E. 41st St.

Questions about the event? Contact 918-660-3220 or email april-schweikhard@ouhsc.edu.

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Galileo's World Opening Celebration

Wed, 09/09/2015 - 2:18pm -- aschweikhard

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Don’t miss the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library’s opening celebration of Galileo’s World on Saturday, September 26 from 4pm to 6pm. There will be telescopes, meteorologists, storytelling, and more!

Join the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library for the opening of digital exhibit, Galielo's World: The Scientific Revolution (https://galileo.ou.edu/home). To celebrate this exhibit, the library is hosting a free family-friendly event exploring all aspects of Galileo’s contributions to science, technology, and mathematics. Explore the exhibit and participate in an array of activities:

  • Gaze at the sky and interact with a selection of telescopes provided by members of the Bartlesville Astronomical Society.
  • Engage in the prediction of weather with Steve Piltz, Meteorologist-in-Charge at the National Weather Service of Tulsa.
  • Listen to renowned storyteller Fran Stallings illuminate the origins of the universe and celestial bodies.
  • And more!

The event is free and open to all ages. Refreshments will be provided. The OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library is located at 4502 E. 41st.

Questions about the event? Contact 918-660-3220 or email april-schweikhard@ouhsc.edu.

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Perspectives on International Child Welfare: Now on Display

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 4:23pm -- aschweikhard

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This exhibit showcases the works and experiences of University of Oklahoma Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work graduate students as part of an international exchange program.

In May 2015, nine University of Oklahoma Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work graduate students traveled to Israel where they learned and experienced international issues in child welfare. The international exchange program partners the University of Oklahoma with the Hebrew University and Haruv Insitute, Israel’s leading authority on child abuse and neglect, and is generously funded by the Schusterman Family Foundation. As part of the program, the students created digital media presentations exploring topics of international child welfare and highlighting their experiences. These student-created presentations are displayed as part of this exhibition.

Perspectives on International Child Welfare will be on display in the Schusterman Library Digital Gallery through July 31. For questions about the exhibit, contact April Schweikhard at 918-660-3226.

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360 Degrees of Synagogues!

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 8:09am -- mgreen

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Hey, urban design students, and anyone interested in architecture! There is a great exhibit at the Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art, called Synangogues 360. It's a photography exhibit by a local Jewish man named Louis Davidson. He was inspired to travel the world and photograph synagogues in an effort to digitally preserve their history and beauty. While you're there, you can also check out a Theodore Fried still life exhibit, as well as the permanent Holocaust and history and culture exhibits. For more information you can call 918-492-1818 or visit http://jewishmuseum.net/louis-davidson-synagogues-360/.

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Route 66: A String of Pearls - Now on Display

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 9:39am -- aschweikhard

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Let's all get our kicks on Route 66! Earlier this week, the library opened a new exhibit in our digital gallery.

Route 66: A String of Pearls is the product of the University of Oklahoma Urban Design Studio’s 2014/2015 service learning project. The project was adopted to discover ways to change the perception of Tulsa’s 11th Street section of Route 66 from a negative to a positive image by creating a connected, accessible environment where people can become involved in community activities as well as day-to-day functions.

The Schusterman Library is excited to host the Route 66: A String of Pearls exhibit in our gallery. This exhibit consists of models and renderings submitted to the String of Pearls Design Competition and images from events held in connection with the project. The exhibit is on display through June 21, 2015.

Questions about the exhibit? Contact April Schweikhard by email or at 918-660-3226.

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Blood and Thunder Art Exhibit Now on Display

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 1:37pm -- aschweikhard

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How do art, poetry, and medicine collide?

Find out by visiting the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library’s current exhibit, Blood and Thunder: Musings on the Art of Medicine.

Blood and Thunder is a student run arts journal produced by the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. The journal offers a creative outlet for the expression of thoughts and emotions associated with all experiences within healthcare. This digital exhibit features a small sampling of visual and poetic submissions published in past issues. The exhibit runs through March 14, 2015, in the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library Arts and Information Digital Gallery.

For more information about the exhibit, contact the library at 918-660-3220. Learn more about the Blood and Thunder journal, including submission guidelines and instructions, by visiting http://www.ouhsc.edu/bloodandthunder/.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2015 – January 19, 2015

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 12:42pm -- MsHoberecht

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The library will be closed on Monday, January 19, for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday. See our library hours page for all of our intersession & closing times.

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HIV/AIDS: two exhibits, one powerful story

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 9:54am -- aschweikhard

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Consider the perspective of living with HIV and AIDS by visiting our current gallery display. The Schusterman Library is excited to offer the community two powerful exhibits—Surviving and Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture and Reframing Positive: A PhotoVoice Study on the Strengths and Needs of Oklahomans living with HIV/AIDS. These two exhibits offer different perspectives of living with HIV/AIDS and are free and open to the public. The exhibits will be simultaneously displayed from November 24, 2014, through January 2, 2015. 

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A Night with the Bard: Tuesday, July 8th

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 8:42am -- aschweikhard

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Want to learn more about the four humors and how this cosmology translates to Shakespeare on stage? If so, make plans to attend A Night with the Bard, a free community event featuring Shakespeare inspired theatre, dance, music, and discussion. When: Tuesday, July 8 at 7:00 pmWhere: OU-Tulsa Schusterman Learning Center, 4502 E. 41st StThis event is offered as part of the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa Schusterman Library’s installation of And there’s the humor of it: Shakespeare and the Four Humors, a traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine. The exhibit explores the medieval influence of the four bodily humors—blood, bile, melancholy, and phlegm—within several of Shakespeare’s most beloved plays. The program includes a live performance by the Portico Dans Theatre and a presentation by Kathleen Crowther, Associate Professor in the University of Oklahoma’s Department of the History of Science, on the influence of the four humors. 

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Shakespeare Traveling Exhibit: On Display in the Gallery

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 10:54am -- aschweikhard

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What do blood, bile, melancholy, and phlegm all have to do with Shakespeare? Find out by visiting And There's the Humor of It: Shakespeare and the Four Humors, a traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine. The exhibit is now on display in the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library's gallery June 9 - July 19, 2014. 

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Deadline to print Research Day poster at the library: this Thursday

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 3:58pm -- MsHoberecht

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Yes! With the library's large format printer, we can print your poster for Research Day. But we don't have unlimited capacity- we can print five per day. So call Vicki Ford at 918-660-3225, or send her a message, and make arrangements to have your poster printed. The deadline is this Thursday, March 27th - we won't be able to take any last-minute requests.Read more about our printing prices and policies here.

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Henkel Physicians: Now on Display in the Library's Gallery

Tue, 09/10/2013 - 3:17pm -- aschweikhard

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Ever wonder what life was like in America during the 19th century? Come by the library to find out.

Through October 19th, the library is hosting The Henkel Physicians: A Family’s Life in Letters, a traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine. The exhibit covers more than a century of life in the Shenandoah Valley through the correspondence of one family. 

Read more about it by visiting the exhibit webpage: http://library.tulsa.ou.edu/current-events/henkel-physicians-family's-life-letters.

 

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Tulsa Opera Comes to the Library: April 5th

Mon, 03/25/2013 - 9:10am -- aschweikhard

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Did you know that Tulsa Opera is ranked among the ten favorite regional opera companies in the US? Come find out why on Friday, April 5th when Tulsa Opera singers come to the OU-Tulsa Library Digital Gallery for a special lunchtime performance. Lunch for the first 30 attendees will be sponsored by the Oklahoma Library and Information Studies Student Association.

What: Tulsa Opera Lunchtime Performance

Where: OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library Digital Gallery

When: 12:00 with free lunch for the first 30 attendees

For more information, email april-schweikhard@ouhsc.edu.

This lunch performance is part of the library’s Celebrate Opera digital exhibit on display through April 28.

 

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Short Film Festival: New Exhibit on Display

Mon, 02/04/2013 - 2:15pm -- aschweikhard

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For all film buffs and lovers of French culture: This exhibit is for you!

Posters and Films from the Festival du Court Métrage

From February 4th through March 2nd, a selection of art posters and short films from the Festival du Court Métrage in Clermont-Ferrand, France will be on display in the library's Arts and Information Digital Gallery.

The Festival du Court Métrage is the second largest film festival in France. Un court métrage is French for a short film. The festival is both a national and international competition and features films of all genres. Students in the University of Oklahoma’s Film and Media Studies program have participated in this festival in past years. This year, thirteen OU student films will be represented at the Festival du Court Métrage.

The 2013 festival will be held February 1st through February 9th and marks the 35th anniversary. Over seven thousand short films were submitted for inclusion in this year’s festival. Of these registered films, 79 were selected to compete in the National Competition and 63 were selected to compete in the International Competition.

For more information about the exhibit, contact the library at 918-660-3220.

À bientôt!

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A look at global health: Come visit the library's new exhibit!

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 11:20am -- aschweikhard

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Looking for something to do this holiday break? If so, come visit the library's new exhibit, Against the Odds: Making a Difference in Global Health.

Against the Odds is a traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health.  The exhibit explores how communities have collaborated and are continuing to work together to prevent disease and improve the quality of life throughout the world. The exhibit also features stories from members of the OU-Tulsa community who have been involved in global health initiatives. To learn more about, visit the exhibit website at https://apps.nlm.nih.gov/againsttheodds/exhibit/index.cfm

This exhibit will be on display in the library's Arts and Information Digital Gallery through February 3, 2013, and is free and open to the public.

This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, under Contract No. HHSN-276-2011-00007-C with the Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library.

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Tunnel of Oppression: On display through December 7th!

Tue, 11/27/2012 - 12:48pm -- aschweikhard

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What is the Tunnel of Oppression? And what is it doing in the library?

The Tunnel of Oppression was originally developed as a grassroots program at Western Illinois University in 1993. The objective of the Tunnel of Oppression was to give participants a way to experience oppression and discrimination in a hands-on way by walking participants through role-plays and interactive scenarios.

In the spirit of this original grassroots program, Human Relations students enrolled in HR 5003-980 Theoretical Foundations in Human Relations developed a series of interactive multimedia presentations that address various forms of oppression, or in contrast, privilege.

This exhibit will be on display in the Schusterman Library's Arts and Information Digital Gallery November 27 through December 7th. 

Don't miss out!

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Mickey Mouse on Mercury: How cool is that?

Sun, 06/17/2012 - 8:30pm -- Visitor (not verified)

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Disney World is apparently no longer just an earth destination; scientists now have evidence of Mickey Mouse on the planet Mercury. Thanks to NASA’s Messenger probe we get a glimpse of Mercury’s southern hemisphere.  Three overlapping craters on the surface of Mercury, along with some shadows, produced the image.  Other planetary celebrities include Big Bird walking on the sun and Frosty the Snowman on the asteroid Vesta.

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One World, One People: New Gallery Exhibit Opens June 1!

Thu, 05/31/2012 - 2:27pm -- aschweikhard

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Tomorrow, June 1, the library unveils a new gallery exhibit--One World, One People. This exhibit is a multimedia experience showcasing the cultural photography of Rodger Randle and is currently on display in the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library Arts and Information Digital Gallery. For more information, call 918-660-3226.

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Mindfulness Resources

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 3:35pm -- MsHoberecht

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Last week, many of us heard Dr. Steve Hoppes of Allied Health and Carissa Cummins of Clinical Services talk about the many evidence-based benefits of practicing mindfulness.  Here are some resources that you can explore if you would like more information. You can also find a list of these items in our catalog, along with links for getting full-text either online or through interlibrary loan.

Research articles

  • Brown, K.W., & Ryan, R.M. (2003).  The benefits of being present:  Mindfulness and its role in psychological well-being.  Journal of personality and social psychology, 84, 822-848.
  • Davidson, R. J. & Lutz, A. (2008). Buddha's Brain: Neuroplasticity and Meditation. IEEE Signal Processing 25(1), 171-174. PMCID: PMC2944261
  • Kabat-Zinn, J., Massion, A.O., Kristeller, J., Peterson, L.G., Fletcher, K.E., Pbert, L., Lenderking, W.R., & Santorelli, S.F. (1992). Effectiveness of a meditation-based stress reduction program in the treatment of anxiety disorders. American Journal of Psychiatry, 149, 936–43.
  • Ritchhart, R., & Perkins, D.N. (2000). Life in the mindful classroom:  Nurturing the disposition of mindfulness. Journal of Social Issues, 56(1), 27-47.
  • Rosenzweig, S., Reibel, D.K., Greeson, J.M., & Brainard, G.C. (2003).  Mindfulness-based stress reduction lowers psychological distress in medical students. Teaching and Learning in Medicine, 15(2), 88-92.
  • Shapiro, S.L., Schwartz, G.E., & Bonner, G. (1998). Effects of mindfulness-based stress reduction on medical and premedical students. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 21(6), 581-599.

Books

  • Boyce, B. (Ed.) (2011).  The Mindfulness Revolution.  Boston:  Shambhala.
  • Kabat-Zinn, J. (2005). Coming to our Senses: Healing ourselves and the world through mindfulness. NY: Hyperion.
  • Kornfield, J. (1993). A Path with Heart: A guide through the perils and promises of spiritual life. NY: Bantam.
  • Salzberg, S. (2011). Real Happiness: The power of meditation. NY: Workman.
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20x20 in the Library

Mon, 03/05/2012 - 4:01pm -- aschweikhard

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20 Slides! 20 Seconds! ANY Topic!

When: Wednesday, March 14 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Where: Schusterman Library Arts and Information Gallery

Back by popular demand, the Schusterman Library will be hosting our next 20x20 event Wednesday, March 14 from 12:00-1:00 pm. Come see your OU-Tulsa peers and  colleagues deliver fun, fast, and entertaining presentations covering an array of chosen topics.

How does it work?

Each presenter creates 20 slides and is given 20 seconds per slide.

20x20 topics include Comedy, Dog training, Occupational Therapy, and more!

Don’t miss out!

Questions? Contact the library at 918-660-3226.

 

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When you talk about a book... Book Discussion Group Workshop this Wednesday

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 9:45am -- aschweikhard

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Are you currently a member of a book discussion group? Are you interested in learning about the reading group experience? Or do you simply like to talk about books?

If so, you might be interested in the following lunchtime workshop.

TALKING ABOUT BOOKS: HOW READING GROUPS CHANGE LIVES

When: Wednesday, February 22, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Where: Schusterman Library, Arts and Information Gallery

Join us to welcome Cindy Hulsey, manager of the Tulsa City-County Library Reader's Library, as she presents on the experience of the book discussion group. This event will be held Wednesday, February 22, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm in the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library Arts and Information Gallery. Feel free to bring your lunch.

Questions? Contact April Schweikhard at april-schweikhard@ouhsc.edu or 918-660-3220.

This event is part of the OU-Tulsa Reads exhibit. Don't know what OU-Tulsa Reads is? Check out the exhibit webpage.

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February is National Heart Month

Tue, 01/31/2012 - 9:40am -- Visitor (not verified)

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February is National Heart Month. The American Heart Association wants to make everyone, especially women, aware that heart disease is the number one killer of women. On Friday, February 3, 2012, National Wear Red Day®, we want to urge all Americans to wear red to show their support for women's heart health. This observance promotes the Red Dress symbol and also provides an opportunity for everyone to unite in The Heart Truth's® life-saving awareness-to-action movement by putting on a favorite red dress, red shirt, red tie or jewelry. Together, we want to continually urge women to protect their hearts.

OU-Tulsa Reads event today

Thu, 01/19/2012 - 8:57am -- MsHoberecht

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Come to the library at noon today, January 19th, to see what you friends and colleagues all over campus have selected as the books that have inspired them.

Did you wait too late to include YOUR book? Not to worry - you'll have a chance to add your choice to the collection of inspiring books at our exhibit.

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Kickoff Celebration for OU-Tulsa Reads, Thursday, January 19

Wed, 01/11/2012 - 10:48am -- aschweikhard

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The OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library invites you to the opening celebration of the OU-Tulsa Reads exhibit.

When: Thursday, January 19, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Where: Schusterman Library, Arts and Information Gallery

The opening reception will feature guest speakers President Clancy and Teresa Miller, Director of the Oklahoma Center for Poets and Writers at OSU Tulsa. The event will also feature a response from Louder Than a Bomb-Tulsa. Lunch for the first forty people will be provided through the OU School of Library and Information Studies.

OU-Tulsa Reads is an exhibit highlighting the books that have inspired the OU-Tulsa community. Come see the books OU-Tulsa students, faculty, and staff have considered influential. Through sharing our most inspiring reads, we will share the powerful impact of reading as well as an important part of who we are as a community. The exhibit will be on display in the Schusterman Library Arts and Information Gallery January 19 – March 31, 2012.

Questions? Contact April Schweikhard at 918-660-3226 or april-schweikhard@ouhsc.edu.

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This program is funded in part by the Oklahoma Humanities Council (OHC) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of OHC or NEH.

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Openings Doors: New exhibit in the Gallery

Tue, 10/25/2011 - 2:59pm -- MsHoberecht

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Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons, a traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine, is showing in the Schusterman Library Arts & Information Gallery.

In addition to the materials provided by the NLM, we'll also be showing items of local interest that touch upon this subject.

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October 4: Lunch in the library and Geocaching

Tue, 10/04/2011 - 1:41pm -- MsHoberecht

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Everyone on campus and beyond is welcome to these Find Your Place events today. Tuesday, Oct 4, 12:00 – 1:00  Social Media Workshop and Lunch Come learn about FourSquare, Twitter, and Facebook in the library conference room and enjoy a FREE LUNCH prepared for you by the Schusterman Library staff. Lunch will be served from 12:00-12:15 for the first twenty people.

Tuesday, Oct 4, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Campus Caching in the Dark
My hobby? I use multi-million dollar satellites to find trinkets on the OU-Tulsa Schusterman campus. In the dark! Come join us beginning in the library conference room. Bring your GPS-enabled tablets or smartphones to download a geocaching app. If you don’t have one, there will be some available to borrow. Don’t forget a flashlight!
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Design a slide for our first exhibit.

Wed, 07/20/2011 - 9:48pm -- MsHoberecht

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Your chance to be a designer! Be a part of the first exhibit in the Library’s Arts & Information Gallery.

The Schusterman Library’s first exhibit in the Arts & Information Gallery will be about the history of OU in Tulsa. You are part of that history. We invite you to submit a title slide for the exhibit. Our aim is to show title slides from as many OU-Tulsa students, faculty, and staff, past and present, as possible. What we want from you: A single PowerPoint slide containing the following information: The words OU-Tulsa Your name and program or department. That’s it! You can use any background, colors, or fonts that you like, and arrange the elements the way you want to. You can enter a slide by yourself, or as a group project with your OU-Tulsa friends or colleagues. We will include all entries in a special slide show in the Arts & Information Gallery beginning August 1. Email your slide to: outulsalibrary@ouhsc.edu

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Ice cream. Library tour. But not at the same time.

Thu, 04/07/2011 - 2:50pm -- MsHoberecht

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Remember to stop by the new parking lot just north of the Schusterman Center Library from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. today to enjoy a free ice cream treat and a tour of the new Schusterman Center library.

Scheduled to open early this summer, the new Schusterman Center Library has 22,000 square-feet, which is more than double the size of the current library. Please note, you must finish your ice cream treat before going on the tour. Library staff will be strictly enforcing that rule. Special thanks for Flintco for providing the ice cream.

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The final steel beam is in place!

Fri, 04/09/2010 - 8:57pm -- MsHoberecht

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The final steel beam

Many distinguished guests joined us today to celebrate the topping-out ceremony for the new library's steel structure.

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Bring a bear to share

Fri, 12/04/2009 - 4:44pm -- MsHoberecht

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Our lonely stuffed animals need companions! Bring a new teddy bear (or a new stuffed creature of your choice) to share with the Children's Justice Center, who provides them to the neglected and abused children that they serve.

Every year the library looks forward to seeing our entrance area crowded with the thoughtful donations of OU-Tulsa faculty, staff and students, so stop by the library soon with your stuffed animal!

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Library Groundbreaking September 21st

Tue, 09/15/2009 - 8:50pm -- sbrower

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University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren and OU-Tulsa President Gerard P. Clancy, M.D. invite you to a Groundbreaking for the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library 3 p.m Monday, September 21, 2009 Northeast Lawn, North of the Schusterman Learning Center 4502 E. 41st St.

Please respond by calling (918) 660-3300 or by e-mail at lbolton@ou.edu. For accommodations on the basis of disability, please call (918) 660-3300.

The Library will be closed from 3 PM to 4 PM so that staff may attend this event. The Library will reopen at 4 PM.

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Teddy Bear Tree, 2008

Mon, 12/08/2008 - 10:55pm -- MsHoberecht

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Please bring a new stuffed toy to the Teddy Bear Tree in the OU-Tulsa Library by December 19, 2008, to comfort abused or neglected children served by the Children’s Justice Center.

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