A series featuring library exhibits

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Celebrating 50 Years of the Black Student Union

Celebrating Black History at UI Exhibit [3]
This February, we are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Black Student Union (BSU) at the University of Idaho with a new exhibit in the University of Idaho Library. A coordinated effort from the Black History Research Lab, the Library’s Data and Digital Services, and the Library’s Special Collections and... [Read More]

Snakes of Idaho on Display

Snakes of Idaho Exhibit [1]
A new exhibit has been installed on the 2nd floor of the library. Snakes of Idaho a photograph exhibit on loan to the University of Idaho from Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University will be on display through September. Featuring photographs taken by Dr. Charles “Chuck” Peterson,... [Read More]

Atlases on 4th

At Last, An Idaho Atlas display
According to the The Compact Atlas of Idaho “Idaho is not well known in the United States or the world and many Idahoans like it that way. Many on the east coast of the U.S still believe Idaho is really Iowa or Ohio. For those who know the name the... [Read More]

Pride Month Display

LGBTQ+ Pride display [1]
The Library has a new Special Collections display on the first floor outside the Reading Room! To honor LGBTQ+ Pride Month this June, we’re showcasing some of our archival collections that relate to LGBTQ+ history in Idaho! [Read More]

Beyond a Book: A New Artist Book Display

Beyond a Book: Artist Books display [1]
The library has a new exhibit on the 2nd floor. Beyond a Book: Artist Books from Special Collections features books of poetry, books with creative bindings and printing, and books that don’t really even look like books to demonstrate the creative ways artists have used the form of a book... [Read More]

Merry May, Campus Day

Preview image for Merry May, Campus Day
May has arrived, and with it is a new display in our reading room! Merry May, Campus Day showcases photographs of festivities around campus for Campus Day. Beginning in 1910, the busy day of events included speeches, dancing, parades, Maypoles, and more. The festivities associated with Campus Day were often the... [Read More]

National Ag Day

National Ag Day exhibit
Happy National Ag Day! If you have a chance, stop by the first floor of the UI Library and check out the exhibit celebrating Idaho’s contribution to feeding the world.National Ag Week, and National Ag Day were first commemorated in 1973 by the Agriculture Council of America to promote the... [Read More]

Vandal Traditions

Preview image for Vandal Traditions
Happy Homecoming Vandals!If you’re a local or coming into town for the festivities, make sure to check out the Vandal Traditions exhibit displayed at Moscow City Hall! No worries if you can’t make it this week, the exhibit will be up until November 24th. Materials on display from Special Collections... [Read More]

Logging Day April 21, 2015

Preview image for Logging Day April 21, 2015
In anticipation of Logging Day at the University of Idaho Library tomorrow, April 21, 2015, UI Special Collections is celebrating all things wood.  We have selections of plates from Hough’s American Woods showing samples of the types of lumber commonly forested in North Idaho:as well as cruise books and diaries... [Read More]