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Terra Research Magazine, 2006-2019

By Genevieve Connolly and Elizabeth Nielsen

Collection Overview

Title: Terra Research Magazine, 2006-2019

ID: PUB 492

Primary Creator: Oregon State University. News and Research Communications.

Extent: 0.35 cubic feet. More info below.

Arrangement: The Terra Research Magazine is arranged in two series:  1. Individual Issues, 2006-2019 and 2. Website, 2017-2019.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]

Abstract

The Terra Research Magazine consists of print and born-digital content highlighting the research, scholarship, and creative endeavors of faculty and students at Oregon State University.  Terra was launched in spring 2006 with a color print magazine and companion website.  Most issues of Terra are available online in Oregon Digital.

Scope and Content Notes

The Terra Research Magazine consists of print and born-digital content highlighting the research, scholarship, and creative endeavors of faculty and students at Oregon State University.  Terra was launched in spring 2006 with a color print magazine and companion website.   This collection includes print and born-digital versions of the magazine as well as captures of the accompanying website.  Many articles were written by Editor Nick Houtman and writer Lee Sherman.

The content of the magazine represents the full range of research conducted at Oregon State University and includes science, technology, and engineering; natural resources; agriculture, ecosystems, and the environment; marine sciences and climate; and public health.  The magazine includes articles highlighting creative efforts in art, music, theater, and apparel design as well as inter-disciplinary research.  The research activities of undergraduate and graduate students are described in many articles.  Special issues on marine sciences (Winter 2011 and Spring 2016), Oregon’s climate (Winter 2012), human health (Winter 2015) and an annual report on research (Fall 2013) are included in the collection.

Most issues of Terra are available online in Oregon Digital.

Biographical / Historical Notes

The inaugural issue of the Terra research magazine was issued in spring 2006 with Nicolas Houtman as the founding editor and a goal to highlight the stories, accomplishments, and impacts of Oregon State University researchers.  Terra is published three times per year with issues released in the fall, winter, and spring.  Summer issues were published in 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2011.  A companion website with non-print resources was  launched at the same time as the print publication.   Nick Houtman served as editor through the Spring 2018 issue.  Ian Vorster assumed the role of Editor for the Fall 2018 issue.

Author: Elizabeth Nielsen

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 1 box; 8.3 Gbytes

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Acquisition Note: This publication was received on distribution by the University Archives until 2011 and since then by the Special Collections and Archives Research Center.

Related Materials: The Special Collections and Archives Research Center's holdings include numerous and extensive collections documenting the research enterprise at Oregon State University.  Many faculty papers and most academic unit records include materials pertaining to research, scholarship, and creative activities.  The Research Office Records (RG 170) and the Agricultural Experiment Station Records (RG 025) document the administration and oversight of research at Oregon State.  Oregon's Agricultural Progress Magazine (PUB 006-22a) reports on agricultural research and its impact on Oregon and the world.

Preferred Citation: Terra Research Magazine (PUB 492), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.

Processing Information: The print copies of Terra magazine were originally accessioned into the Research Office Records (RG 170).  They were separated from that collection to form this publication collection in 2019.

Creators

Oregon State University. News and Research Communications.
Houtman, Nick.
Oregon State University. University Relations and Marketing.
Vorster, Ian

People, Places, and Topics

College students--Research--Oregon--Corvallis.
Oregon State University--Faculty.
Oregon State University--Graduate students.
Oregon State University--Research.
Oregon State University--Students.
Universities and colleges--Research--Oregon.
University History

Forms of Material

Born digital.


Box and Folder Listing

Series 1: Individual Issues, 2006-2019
Series 1 consists of 40 individual issues of Terra published from 2006 to 2019.  Most of the issues are available in both print and born-digital form online.  However, several issues are only available online (noted below) and one issue (Summer 2011) is only available in print form.  Beginning with Winter 2016, the issues are only available online in digital form, with the exception of the Winter 2018 issue which is available in both print and digital format.  Links to individual issues in Oregon Digital are provided below.  Born-digital issues total 0.8 Gbytes of digital content.
Box-Folder 1.01: 2006
Item 1: Spring 2006, 2006
Available online in Oregon Digital.
Box-Folder 1.02: 2006
Item 1: Summer 2006, 2006
Available online in Oregon Digital.
Digital File 1: Winter 2007, 2007
Only available online in Oregon Digital.
Digital File 2: Spring 2007, 2007
Only available online in Oregon Digital.
Box-Folder 1.03: 2007-2008
Item 1: Summer 2007, 2007
The issue includes an article on the OSU Fermentation Lab.  Available online in Oregon Digital.
Item 2: Winter 2008, 2008
Available online in Oregon Digital.
Item 3: Spring 2008, 2008
Available online in Oregon Digital.
Box-Folder 1.04: 2008-2009
Item 1: Summer 2008, 2008
This issue includes articles on youth in detention centers and public transportation access for the disabled.  Available online in Oregon Digital.
Item 2: Winter 2009, 2009
This issue includes an article on languages native to Oregon.  Available online in Oregon Digital.
Item 3: Spring 2009, 2009
Available online in Oregon Digital.
Box-Folder 1.05: 2009-2010
Item 1: Fall 2009, 2009
This issue includes articles on organic farming and solar power.  Available online in Oregon Digital.
Item 2: Spring 2010, 2010
Available online in Oregon Digital.
Digital File 3: Winter 2010, 2010
Only available online in Oregon Digital.
Box-Folder 1.06: 2010-2011
Item 1: Fall 2010, 2010
Available online in Oregon Digital.
Item 2: Winter 2011, 2011
Special Issue on Marine Sciences. Available online in Oregon Digital.
Item 3: Spring 2011, 2011
Available online in Oregon Digital.
Box-Folder 1.07: 2011-2012
Item 1: Summer 2011, 2011
This issue includes an article on online security.
Item 2: Fall 2011, 2011
This issue includes an article on apparel design.  Available online in Oregon Digital.
Item 3: Winter 2012, 2012
Special Issue: Oregon's Climate.  Available online in Oregon Digital.
Item 4: Spring 2012, 2012
This issue includes an article on race car design.  Available online in Oregon Digital.
Box-Folder 1.08: 2012-2013
Item 1: Fall 2012, 2012
This issue includes articles on animal research ethics and plankton-inspired art.  Available online in Oregon Digital.
Item 2: Winter 2013, 2013
Available online in Oregon Digital.
Item 3: Spring 2013, 2013
Available online in Oregon Digital.
Box-Folder 1.09: 2013-2014
Item 1: Fall 2013, 2013
Special Insert: 2013 Annual Report of Research.  Available online in Oregon Digital.
Item 2: Winter 2014, 2014
Available online in Oregon Digital.
Item 3: Spring 2014, 2014
This issue includes an article on digital surveillance.  Available online in Oregon Digital.
Box-Folder 1.10: 2014-2015
Item 1: Fall 2014, 2014
Available online in Oregon Digital.
Item 2: Winter 2015, 2015
Special Issue: Human Health.  Available online in Oregon Digital.
Item 3: Spring 2015, 2015
This issue includes an article on women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).  Available online in Oregon Digital.
Box-Folder 1.11: 2015
Item 1: Fall 2015, 2015
Available online in Oregon Digital.
Digital File 4: Winter 2016, 2016
Only available online in Oregon Digital.
Digital File 5: Spring 2016, 2016
Only available online in Oregon Digital.
Digital File 6: Fall 2016, 2016
Only available online in Oregon Digital.
Digital File 7: Winter 2017, 2017
Only available online in Oregon Digital.
Digital File 8: Spring 2017, 2017
Only available online in Oregon Digital.
Digital File 9: Fall 2017, 2017
Only available online in Oregon Digital.
Box-Folder 1.12: 2018
Item 1: Winter 2018, 2018
Available online in Oregon Digital.
Digital File 10: Spring 2018, 2018
Only available online in Oregon Digital.
Digital File 11: Fall 2018, 2018
Only available online in Oregon Digital.
Digital File 12: Winter 2019, 2019
Only available online in Oregon Digital.
Series 2: Website, 2017-2019
Series 2 consists of the Terra website as captured periodically from 2017 to 2019 using Archive-It.  The captured site can be viewed here.  These captures include online stories and access to print versions of the magazine and total 7.5 Gbytes.

Creative Commons License
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