Category Archives: Library

Last week George Fox hosted the 60th Annual Conference of the Association of Christian Librarians (ACL) a professional association made up of evangelical library professionals from across the U.S. and abroad. Over 150 attendees enjoyed a full week of workshops, presentations, community worship, … Continue reading

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MLRC Open House on Friday Oct. 25, 10am-4pm

The library is hosting an open house Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Murdock Learning Resource Center experienced major changes over the summer.  Come see our new layout with expanded study space, the new furniture … Continue reading

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Book Sale! 50% Off Library Books at MLRC

MLRC (Newberg campus library) book sale books are now 50% off marked prices until further notice. Most books are now 50 cents for hard copy and 25 cents for paper. Book sale books are located on the far side of … Continue reading

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A new comfy place to study on the library’s second floor

In the spring of 2012 George Fox University’s Library Innovation Task Force completed its report and list of recommendations. One of the recommendations pertained to re-purposing some library space, as collections have become increasingly digital and there is less dependence … Continue reading

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Smithsonian Libraries

An Act of Congress dated 10 August 1846 established the Smithsonian Institution as a trust instrumentality of the United States, created a Board of Regents, and called for a building to house a museum with geological and mineralogical cabinets, a … Continue reading

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Mobile Libraries of the World

Image via Wikipedia Global Voices reports on mobile libraries around the world whose dedicated workers go to great lengths in less than ideal conditions to get books to children and to promote literacy and learning. Watch videos of “BiblioBurro”, “Mobile … Continue reading

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Library Hours

Image via CrunchBase One of the regular questions that we get at the library is, “What are your hours?”. There is a tab titled “Hours” at the top of the library website that you can click on in order to … Continue reading

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Seven Libraries

Image by terry6082 Books via Flickr Seven of the most impressive libraries in history, from the UK blog, The News in Print. Related articles by Zemanta UK Web Archive launches (guardian.co.uk)

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Library Reincarnated

Image via Wikipedia How did the Alexandria Library completely disappear?  How did the destruction of the great library impact the ancient world? Watch this video from National Geographic and learn a bit about the past and how the old library … Continue reading

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Our Largest Libraries

Image by Jordon via Flickr Go to ALA Library Fact Sheet 22 to view information about the 100 largest libraries in the U.S.  U of O is #99.

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