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Creative Conversations

Please join us on Thursday, May 4th, at 3-3:50 p.m. in the Ames Library reading room, for another entry in Creative Conversations. In a talk titled, "The We of Me: Writing the Relations that Define Us," 2017 Image Milton Fellow Isaac Anderson will speak about ways in which writing essays can profoundly change how we conceive of ourselves and others.  Light snacks will be provided.

Special Collections Exhibit

Come and view our new special collections exhibit for 2016-2017, "The SPU Quasquicentennial 1891-2016". The exhibit contains books, photographs, maps, and other materials related to the 125-year-history of SPU. You will find it on the second floor, in the display case on the south wall.  See librarian Steve Perisho's annotated guide for further details about each item on display.

Digital Commons @ SPU

The Digital Commons @ SPU is an online repository for both the history and future of the university. You can view past and current works of scholarship created by members of the community, delve into the pictorial history of the university, watch lectures you may have missed, and more.

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Orbis Cascade Alliance

The SPU Library is a member of The Orbis Cascade Alliance of college and university libraries in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Students, faculty, and staff have access to more than 28 million items in the combined collections. Read more

Featured Subject Guide


Bryan Stevenson, the author of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, was the speaker in Chapel on Tuesday, March 28th. Librarian Steve Perisho has put together a subject guide highlighting Stevenson, his work, and other related topics. The guide includes a list of books, along with links to various articles & video clips. It can be found on Subject Guides @ SPU.

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