Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Special Collections and University Archives1501 Kincaid St.Eugene, OR 97403
reading room
A picture of the Paulson Reading Room. This is where individuals do their research.


The University of Oregon Libraries Special Collections and University Archives is looking for several volunteers. Special Collections and University Archives is part of the UO Libraries and is the unit that holds rare, unique, and valuable materials. The main volunteer's responsibility is to register researchers to use our materials. This entails greeting researchers, introducing or reviewing rules and regulations for the use of our materials, entering resaercher's personal information into a database, and answering the telephone. Volunteers may work on other smaller project when the Paulson Reading Room is not busy, such as transcribing diaries, searching gift books, identifying materials, etc.


  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Multi-Tasking

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • variable, depeding on availability

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