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  • Minimum of 480pixels wide. Do not resize large images - the uploader will automatically create a number of sizes and use the appropriate one.
  • Horizontal format with the subject roughly in the middle. The images may appear wider or narrower depending on the specific device they are displayed on.
  • Licensed for free use without attribution. , Pixabay, and Unsplash are good sources.
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  • If possible, work with the blue, grey and gold of the website.
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  • Every word should convey meaningful information.
  • Clearly communicate value to the user.
  • Follow Nielsen Norman Microcontent Guide

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Get your vote on!

Two important elections are happening in Oregon: the primary in May and the Federal election in November. We've put together a poster display in the Library to encourage voting, and how to register. Visit the poster display or our handy Voter Guide to learn more.

Your vote. Your voice.

Poets and poetry lovers!

Join us for an afternoon reading with award-winning poet Anthony Robinson, and three esteemed LCC poets. Student poets, bring a poem of your own to share! Weds Feb 7 from 12:30 - 2 PM in Library 229. Light refreshments and poetry swag, too!

Write poems

Make a New Year Wish!

Visit the Wishing Tree near the Library Circ desk. Add one, add three. There is no limit to wishing!

Snowy forest scene

Study Jam with Free Pizza!

Study Jam is coming! On Tuesday, November 28, from 2-4 pm, we'll have free pizza and snacks available in the Library. In addition to that, there'll be research help, tutoring, relaxation and yoga tips, and therapy dogs. Good luck on your finals!

AI generated picture of a man eating pizza in the style of Rembrandt.

Free Eclipse Viewers

On October 14th, an annular solar eclipse will be visible from Eugene and surrounding areas! Pick up free eclipse viewers at the Library Reference desk, while supplies last. Limit two per person.

Solar eclipse

Hispanic Heritage Month

It's Hispanic Heritage Month and we are celebrating with a book display reflecting the Spanish-speaking world. Join us for a lively game of Lotería — with prizes and snacks, on Oct 10 from 1-2 PM.

Loteria board


The Library staff is excited to meet you! Visit us to learn about Library services and resources. Books, article databases, group study rooms, work spaces, help with research, computer help, and so much more. Welcome to Lane!!

Hello illustration

Study Jam! Free Track Town pizza!

Join us in the Library Tuesday, March 14 from 2-4 p.m. for Study Jam! Free Track Town Pizza, fruit, beverages, and cookies are available at 2 p.m. Tutors from Math, Biology, Writing and more to help students prepare for finals. All students welcome!

AI generated picture of a man eating pizza in the style of Rembrandt.