2017 News Release Archive
Library Friends Book SaleNovember 17, 2017
The Library Friends are hosting a book sale on the main floor of Criss Library, November 27 through December 3, 2017.
Extended Hours Fall 2017November 10, 2017
Criss Library will have adjusted hours for prep week and finals week beginning Sunday, December 3, 2017.
Swipe and Study in Criss Library!October 31, 2017
Use your MavCard to access ALL study rooms starting November 6 in Criss Library.
Collections UncorkedNovember 07, 2017
On the evening of Friday, October 13th, Criss Library welcomed over 50 guests for the UNO Library Friends’ inaugural signature event, Collections Uncorked: From Sumeria to Silicon Valley!
Fall 2017 BASA Graduating Senior ExhibitNovember 14, 2017
Work from 15 Bachelor of Arts in Studio Arts (College of Fine Arts) graduating seniors is on display through December 16 in the Osborne Family Gallery.
Mindful Tech Workshops and EventsSeptember 21, 2017
The Center for Faculty Excellence and UNO Libraries have partnered to bring workshops, events, and resources to campus on mindfulness and how mindful techniques can be used to bring balance to our personal and professional lives as we work with digital technologies.
Mindful Tech Author Lecture with Dr. David LevySeptember 21, 2017
The Center for Faculty Excellence and UNO Libraries have partnered to bring Dr. David Levy, author of Mindful Tech, to UNO on Tuesday, October 3, 2017.
Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief MapathonSeptember 26, 2017
UNO Libraries is hosting a mapathon where students, staff, and faculty can contribute to the on-the-ground relief effort in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.
New U.S. Senator Hagel Exhibit: Diplomatic and Fact-Finding MissionsOctober 04, 2017
The exhibit, drawn from the travel files in the U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel Archives, is on display from Sept. 12, 2017 through Jan. 5, 2018.
International Open Access Week: October 23-29October 19, 2017
Learn how UNO Libraries is participating in making information accessible online for all.
Queer Omaha Archives Celebrates LGBT History Month with Exhibit in Osborne GallerySeptember 11, 2017
On display in the Osborne Gallery through the month of October.
Fine Press Books of NebraskaSeptember 11, 2017
A display of works from over 30 printers, poets, and artists on the first floor of Criss Library.
UNO Libraries Present Oral History Workshop Funded by Humanities NebraskaSeptember 15, 2017
UNO Libraries will present an oral history workshop on Saturday, October 7th from 2 P.M. to 5 P.M. at the Union for Contemporary Art. This presentation is funded by Humanities Nebraska and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment
Banned Books Week Book Readout, Tuesday, 9/26September 20, 2017
Banned Books week is part of a national coalition celebrating the freedom to read. The week draws awareness for banned and challenged books in schools, bookstores, and libraries.
New Media Equipment Available for Checkout in Criss LibraryJuly 26, 2017
Criss Library now has video game consoles, rapid charge power banks, charging stations, and wireless multi-user connectivity in group study rooms.
UNO Libraries Secures LYRASIS Catalyst Fund for Mobile Digitization for Rural Community ArchivesJuly 12, 2017
Jason Heppler, Digital Engagement Librarian in Archives and Special Collections, outlines the project’s purpose and why it is integral for local communities, open access, and data collection.
Celebrating with Pride, a look at the first year of the Queer Omaha ArchivesJuly 13, 2017
As Nebraska’s only LGBTQ+ Archive, the Queer Omaha Archives’ first year has been memorable, including a collaboration with the Bemis Center and a chance meeting with Mark Zuckerberg.
'Fields of the North' Photography Exhibit by David Bacon coming to Osborne Gallery, sponsored by OLLASJuly 13, 2017
A new exhibition chronicling the lives of contemporary migrant farm workers will be on display Friday, Sept. 1 through Saturday, Sept. 30 in the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Criss Library’s Osborne Family Gallery.
UNO Libraries Releases Historical Issues of Local LGBTQ+ Magazine "The GayZette"May 26, 2017
In celebration of Pride Month, UNO Libraries has made all issues of "The GayZette" available online as part of the Queer Omaha Archives.
Omaha artist Emmy Gifford's costume designs now on displayMay 30, 2017
The exhibit runs from June 1 through September 8, 2017 on the first floor of Criss Library.
Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg visits UNO Booth at Heartland Pride FestivalJune 30, 2017
UNO representatives were at Heartland Pride to promote the GSRC, UNO's Queer and Trans Services (QTS) Student Agency and the Queer Omaha Archives, which is the only formal LGBTQIA+ archive for the metro area.
University System Libraries Team to Increase Buying Power, AccessMay 08, 2017
University of Nebraska Consortium of Libraries collaborates to pool resources and leverage buying power for cost savings for faculty and students across all four campuses.
Frogman's Print Workshop Presents "Sateen Dura-Luxe" in Osborne GalleryMay 08, 2017
Organized by Jolynn Reigeluth and Jason Scuilla, "Sateen Dura-Luxe" will be on display from May 15 through July 15, 2017.
Gifts and Diplomacy (1997-2009) exhibit now on display in the Hagel ArchivesMay 22, 2017
The exhibit runs from May 22 through August 25, 2017 on the first floor of Criss Library.
Global Sprint: Building a Healthy Internet | June 1-2, 2017May 22, 2017
The Global Sprint in Omaha will be focused around a new project, Omaha Parks, designed to help citizens discover their parks and the amenities that they offer.
Textbooks Now Available for Use from Reserve ShelvesMay 25, 2017
The bookstore and libraries have partnered to bring you FREE access to certain course textbooks, located in Criss Library.
De-Stress Fest in Criss LibraryApril 03, 2017
Whether its settling in for a crafternoon, cuddling a stuffed animal, perfecting zen gardening, or rediscovering your Mario Kart skills, the library has you covered for relaxing and refocusing your energy into acing your finals!
Artist Talk featuring CassilsFebruary 16, 2017
Lecture by interdisciplinary artist Cassils coincides with their exhibition Phantom Revenant at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts.
Spring Poetry ReadingMarch 21, 2017
Join the UNO Library Friends for their Spring Poetry Reading, free and open to the public. Hear from local authors Michael Catherwood, Greg Kosmicki, and Rich Wyatt.
Summer Media Camp hosted by the Creative Production LabMarch 21, 2017
The Second Annual Summer Media Camp, geared for high school students, teaches the basics of video, photography, laser cutting, 3D printing, virtual reality, and more in a state-of-the-art facility.
UNO Libraries’ Archive of Historic Nebraska films Help Kids Celebrate Nebraska’s 150th AnniversaryMarch 29, 2017
Clips from films produced by Harold Chenoweth, Nebraska’s first film producer, are on display as part of Nebraska’s 150th anniversary of statehood mobile children’s museum, Truckin’ Through Nebraska.
Queer Omaha Archives Material on Loan to Bemis Center for Contemporary ArtsMarch 31, 2017
Material from the Queer Omaha Archives was loaned to the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts (Bemis Center) as part of the exhibition 'Cassils: Phantom Revenant.'
Episcopal Diocese of Nebraska Partners with Archives & Special CollectionsMarch 31, 2017
The Archive of the Episcopal Diocese of Nebraska has initiated collaboration with the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Criss Library to provide convenient access to some of the earliest diocesan records.
Help Us Celebrate National Library Week, April 9-15April 05, 2017
UNO Libraries is partnering with the Student Senate to celebrate National Library Week, April 9-15, 2017.
Extended Hours Spring 2017April 10, 2017
Criss Library will have adjusted hours for prep week and finals week beginning Thursday, April 27 through Thursday, May 4. At certain times the library will be open 24/7.
ENSLAVED: A Visual Story of Modern Day SlaveryFebruary 09, 2017
Visitors are encouraged to take a self-guided tour of the exhibit by humanitarian photographer, Lisa Kristine. On display through May 19 in Criss Library and the Weitz CEC. This exhibit is coordinated in tandem with the 18th Annual Leonard and Shirley Goldstein Lecture on Human Rights.
Allies for Inclusion: the Abilities Exhibit, sponsored by the Network for Disability AwarenessJanuary 30, 2017
Gain new perspective of what it means to have a disability. Experience the exhibit and help break the stigma!
2017 Information Exchange Conference at KANEKO-UNO Library | March 17October 26, 2016
Helping communities locate and strategize methods for providing better information access. This year's conference features keynote speaker Sonia Manzano, from PBS' "Sesame Street."
Local Creativity is Home at Read Local Author Showcase | March 9February 20, 2017
Join the UNO Bookstore and Criss Library for a showcase featuring local authors reading their latest works on the hour, from 10 A.M. to 4 P.M.
America Goes to War, 1917: Sheet Music from World War IMarch 01, 2017
An assortment of WWI sheet music will be on display in cases during the month of March on the main floor of the library. The items are from the personal collection of emeritus faculty member, Sam Walker.
The 2017 Human Library | March 16March 03, 2017
The Human Library brings together people who may not have met in different circumstances. This is an opportunity to have real conversations with real people.
You Are Invited - ENSLAVED Opening ReceptionMarch 09, 2017
Join Criss Library for an opening reception for ENSLAVED: A Visual Story of Modern Day Slavery, sponsored by Suburban Rotary of Omaha and UNO's Department of Religious Studies.
Lunch and Learn Undergraduate Workshop: A Cite for Sore EyesJanuary 25, 2017
Master the habit of correctly citing sources, from what style to where it should be located in your research paper, Friday, February 24 at 12:15 PM in Room 249.
Lunch and Learn Undergraduate Workshop: Don't Read It and WeepJanuary 13, 2017
Research projects don't have to be overwhelming – learn some helpful tips and tricks to stay ahead of the curve this semester!
OPS Student Presentation: Making Invisible Histories VisibleJanuary 19, 2017
A presentation given by OPS teachers and students highlighting African American contributions to Omaha's history.
Recent Acquisitions: Building the Good LifeFebruary 03, 2017
UNO Libraries’ Archives & Special Collections celebrates the understanding of the present made possible through access to and use of unique and rare collections in the new exhibit "Recent Acquisitions: Building the Good Life."
'Under the Bright Lights' video exhibit added to Chuck Hagel ArchivesFebruary 03, 2017
On display through May 12, 2017 in Archives and Special Collections. Located on the first-floor of Criss Library.
Anti-Racist Allies Workshop with Dr. Tammie KennedyFebruary 09, 2017
Join Dr. Tammie Kennedy, Associate Professor of English and Women's and Gender Studies, for a workshop based on the recent publication of 'Rhetorics of Whiteness: Postracial Hauntings in Popular Culture, Social Media, and Education.'
New! Creative Production Lab Now Offering Oculus Rift DemonstrationsJanuary 10, 2017
Stop by the CPL to experience 360-degree virtual reality environments. No prior training necessary.
Year of the Rooster: Celebrating the Chinese New YearJanuary 10, 2017
An exhibit highlighting the cultural heritage of the Chinese New Year, through January 2017 in the Osborne Family Gallery.
Miguel Brieva ExhibitJanuary 10, 2017
A variety of the Spanish cartoonist and author's work will be on display in the gallery from January 30 - February 23.
2017 Student Research and Creative Activity FairJanuary 12, 2017
The RCAF is an annual, student-centered showcase of scholastic endeavors and achievements.
Greeting Card Design WorkshopJanuary 12, 2017
Learn how to prepare your project for the laser cutter using Adobe Illustrator. Open to all UNO Students, Faculty and Staff.
Lunch and Learn Undergraduate Workshop: Research Assignment Survival GuideJanuary 13, 2017
Research projects don't have to be overwhelming – learn some helpful tips and tricks to stay ahead of the curve this semester!
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