Shaw Historical Library at Oregon Institute of Technology


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Volunteer at the Shaw

Become a volunteer by contacting shawlib@oit.edu. Volunteering makes a huge difference to the library and to local history.

These are some current activities volunteers do at the Shaw:

  • Conducting oral history interviews
  • Arranging Shaw Events
  • Promoting interest in local history
  • Fundraising
  • Answering reference questions from users
  • Organizing and describing archival collections
  • Researching and describing photographs
  • Researching and writing content and stories for the library's website
  • Assisting with general library operations
  • Writing articles for the Journal of the Shaw Historical Library
  • Indexing issues of the Journal of the Shaw Historical Library

Other Volunteer Opportunities

The Oregon Encylopedia Project is looking for authors to create entries about Oregon History.

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