Category Archives: State Library

eClips Tip – Use the State Library for Item Requests

Did you know the library fills thousands of requests for journal articles, DVD’s, books & book chapters for state employees each year? Let us know what you are looking for and will do our best to fill it for you. Look for the Request/Renew Materials icon at: What you do not want to do […]
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eClips Tip – Resources of Interest & Articles You Can Access Today!

Interested in data visualization?   Take a look at maps and data visualizations related to urban issues. (Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, accessed May 9, 2018) Review the Traffic Safety Culture Index for recent insights into driver, cyclist, and pedestrian behaviors. (AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, March 2018, accessed May 9, 2018) Read about vectorborne diseases and their prevalence […]
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eClips Tip #1 – Complete Federal Register Digitized & Available

  Did you know the State Library is Oregon’s Regional Federal Depository Library?  This means we provide access to a large amount of federal publications. Speaking of federal publications:  The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) and the National Archives’ Office of the Federal Register (OFR) have digitized every issue of the Federal Register, dating back to the […]
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eClips Tip #2 – (Free) Webinar: What is the Code of Federal Regulations?

Curious about Federal regulations and where to find them? The Office of the Federal Register will provide an overview of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). The CFR is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the departments and agencies of the Federal Government. This webinar will cover […]
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eClips Tip – Your Feedback Requested for Newspaper Trial Databases

The State Library has trial access to two newspaper databases, and we’d like your feedback! Library Edition provides online access to 3,000+ historical newspapers dating from the early 1700s into the early 2000s. US Newsstream provides online access to 1,000+ current newspapers from across the U.S., from the 1980s to the current day, including […]
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eClips Tip – Always Visit the eClips Blog

eClips Subscribers We apologize that our Mailchimp edition was delivered without stories yesterday.  We performed some testing and believe it was a temporary RSS feed glitch.  However, today’s edition will be the true test. I did however, want to thank many/most of you for going straight to the eClips blog in order to look for […]
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Puzzling ouster of Oregon’s state librarian follows 1 senator’s outrage

At a routine meeting of an Oregon legislative subcommittee, Sen. Betsy Johnson unleashed the ire she’s fostered for six years over the State Library’s performance. “We have spent I don’t know how many untold hours trying to figure out how to cure a hundred years of tradition unhampered by progress and it hasn’t gotten better,” […]
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Gov. Kate Brown fires Oregon’s State librarian MaryKay Dahlgreen

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown fired the State Librarian this past week, and in a public statement through her spokeswoman, ascribed her reason for doing so on inadequate Senate support for confirmation and the librarian’s inflexibility to transition out of her role. Source: Gov. Kate Brown fires Oregon’s State librarian MaryKay Dahlgreen

Nielsen: Shocked at firing of state librarian

We were shocked and bewildered to hear about Governor Kate Brown’s recent decision to dismiss State Librarian MaryKay Dahlgreen. Both the State Library and Dahlgreen have been invaluable partners in the Oregon Library Association’s efforts to support libraries, library workers, and the patrons they serve statewide. We are confused about this seemingly sudden decision, made without consultation […]
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eClips Tip – No eClips edition on Friday, March 16

The State Library will be closed on Friday, March 16, for our In-Service Day. Our building will be closed and we will not provide phone, chat, or email service on that day.  There will also be NO eClips edition delivered on Friday. We’ll be back on Monday, March 19.