Compass features subject librarian lorraine wochna

Alden Library subject librarian lorraine wochna was featured in a Compass story discussing faculty and staff giving to the university for her donations to the University Libraries’ Dean’s Fund. The Dean’s Fund is used by the Libraries to help support the education needs of the Ohio University community. lorraine is the subject librarian for African […]

Find Research Tips on the Alden Library YouTube Channel

Alden Library’s website is packed with tools and resources that are useful for both students and staff, though you may not be aware of how to fully utilize each and every one.  To help you better make use of the tools available (and find the ones that you may not have known about), Alden Library […]

Get Ready for Finals Week!

Getting used to semesters has been tough, but winter break is almost here!  All that stands between you and relaxation is a week of finals.  Don’t stress out too much though, Alden Library is here to help you finish out the semester strong with some study tips and finals help. First, you have to find […]

Researching the Past – OU Theater’s Production of “Assassins”

It’s clear that creating a historical movie like Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln” takes a lot of research, but did you know that plays based on historical events also require an extensive amount of investigation?  In fact, they have a person solely dedicated to researching the historical events for the cast, called a “dramaturg.”  The Ohio University […]

Graduate Student Research Series @ Alden Returns November 29

The Graduate Student Research Series @ Alden is back on Thursday, November 29 with a presentation by Ohio University Master’s candidate Katelyn Schlosser,  Schlosser studied commercial photography and graduated from Ohio University’s Scripps College of Communication with a bachelor’s in Visual Communication in 2011. During the fall of her senior year, Schlosser searched for a second career […]

Election Day Special: Books by Presidents

Though you may be excited to participate in the election, you’re not alone if the torrents of political ads are driving you crazy.  Take a break from the campaigning and dive into a book about your favorite president (after you take the time to vote, of course).  We have collected a list of books written […]

Ohio University Libraries To Co-Sponsor Council on Thai Studies Conference

For the first time since 1978, Ohio University will host the annual Council on Thai Studies (COTS) October 26 – 27.  COTS was created to give scholars and students the opportunity to exchange ideas, stories and academic research about Thailand.  This year, COTS is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its founding, and is proud to announce […]