Ohio University Libraries Launches New Website

On June 12, 2012, the Ohio University Libraries’ new website was launched, blasting users into a brighter, easier and more up-to-date online learning environment. New features of the website include a brand new all-inclusive search tool, ArticlesPlus; the latest library news and events; and drop down menus for easier navigation. Development on the site will […]

Ohio University Libraries Co-Sponsors Movies Under the Stars

Ohio University Libraries is rolling out the red carpet for the incoming freshmen this year by co-sponsoring Moonlight Movies. The Libraries along with Residence Life and the Campus Involvement Center will be showing movies in two locations on Thursday, August 23, 2012. Every year, freshmen move to campus in two waves: the first half on Thursday […]

Ohio University Libraries Pins History

“I’d Pin that,” is a phrase being uttered all around the nation as the new social media platform, Pinterest, gains addicts everywhere. “I’d pin that” is exactly what Digital Initiatives (DI) Coordinator Janet Carleton thought as she and her team delved further into the idea of bringing Ohio University’s first female graduate back to life through social media. […]

Freshmen ‘Chill Out’ in Alden During Bobcat Student Orientation

For years now, staff at Alden Library have been helping incoming students and their families beat the summer heat by giving them their first taste of freedom – in the form of freeze pops.   At the popular “freeze pop stop” on the Bobcat Student Orientation (BSO) tour, students learn that the library is a […]

The Ryan Collection Brings History to Life on BBC4

On June 10, 2012, President Dwight D. Eisenhower spoke about his experience with WWII on the radio news network, BBC4. Considering Eisenhower died in 1961, this was an incredible feat, yet it was possible thanks to the Ryan Collection housed in Ohio University Libraries’ Mahn Center for Archives and Special Collections.  The late Cornelius Ryan […]

New Re-vamped Ohio Fellows Program

Ohio University Libraries is excited to be a part of the relaunch of the Ohio Fellows Program, a 60s-era project begun by President Emeritus Vernon R. Alden. The original Ohio Fellows Program selected students who were identified as having extraordinary potential. As an Ohio Fellow, students were encouraged to think outside of the box, engage […]

Now More Renewals on OhioLINK Books!

OhioLINK, the resource-sharing consortium of Ohio’s college and university libraries and the State Library of Ohio, has updated their lending policies. Starting July 10, new OhioLINK loan policies will take effect. The maximum number of renewals has grown. Now everyone can renew materials six times as opposed to four. This is, of course, provided that […]

Trustees Get a Taste of the Mahn Center

On June 21, 2012, the Ohio University Board of Trustees got a taste of the Mahn Center for Archives and Special Collections when Ohio University Libraries hosted their June luncheon in the reading room of the Mahn Center. While the trustees dined on salad and dessert, University Archivist Bill Kimok presented on some of the […]

Dr. Hwa-Wei Lee Received Honorary Ph.D.

On June 8, 2012, Dean Emeritus of Ohio University Libraries Dr. Hwa-Wei Lee received an honorary Doctorate of Philosophy during the commencement ceremonies at Ohio University’s Athens Campus. Upon receipt of the award Dr. Lee said, “I am humbled and deeply grateful to President Emeritus Dr. Vernon Alden, President Emeritus Dr. Charles Ping, Vice President […]

Dean Emeritus of Ohio University Libraries Hwa-Wei Lee Receives Degree

On June 8, 2012, Dean Emeritus of Ohio University Libraries Dr. Hwa-Wei Lee will receive an Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy degree.  A reception will be held to honor Dr. Lee’s achievement in the Faculty Commons on the third floor of the Alden Library from 2-3:30p.m. During his tenure at Ohio University Libraries, Dr. Lee made […]