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As part of its regular review of library materials, Western Libraries will hold a university-wide review of items that have been identified for withdrawal from the library collection over the past quarter. These resources are being withdrawn because they are duplicated, superseded, or outdated.…

Western Libraries Archives & Special Collections is currently accepting applications for the James W. Scott Regional Research Fellowship. Applications are accepted from individuals in doctoral programs as well as individuals who have finished their doctorate. 

The James W. Scott…

Western Libraries Archives & Special Collections is hosting a new exhibition that explores the social and political context of photographs created as tourist souvenirs or to promote travel during the height of Western colonialism.

“Looking Abroad: Photography, Tourism, and Empire,…

WWU’s first multi-stall gender neutral restroom facility opened Monday, Oct. 31 on the 2nd floor of Haggard Hall (room 241), part of the Haggard Hall & Wilson Library complex. The new gender-neutral facility will include two corridors lined with 10 stalls, two of which are wheelchair…

Western Libraries is pleased to announce that this year we will once again not have to make any subscription cancellations. Instead, we will continue a more deliberate, strategic review of subscriptions to ensure that the university’s subscriptions portfolio remains dynamic and relevant.  …

After nine years as Western’s Dean of Libraries, Mark Greenberg transitioned to a new role at the university last summer as the Institute for Global Engagement’s new director of Faculty Global Engagement. With interim Dean of Libraries Madeline Kelly in place, Western’s Provost Office has…

Are you a WWU graduate student who wants to learn about imposter syndrome and how it may affect the graduate student experience? Join us at Western Libraries on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. in HH210 (in the Hacherl Research & Writing Studio) for a workshop facilitated by the…

As of Sept.6, 2022, Western Libraries Heritage Resources will be known as Western Libraries Archives & Special Collections. Established in 2010, Heritage Resources brought three distinct archival and special collections programs together into Western Libraries: University Archives &…

Western Libraries is updating its website and on Sept. 6 will launch a new one that is more accessible and consistent with the user experience of other WWU websites.

Western Libraries is one of the last remaining WWU sites to migrate to the new design, which WebTech developed in order to…

Intersession Hours

Beginning Aug. 20, 2022, the Haggard and Wilson buildings of Western Libraries will be open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., closed weekends and holidays.

The Wilson north entrance to the library will be closed from Aug. 20 through Sept. 18, but the…

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