Apply to be the Next Speaker in the Graduate Research Series @ Alden

The research process is an integral part of graduate students’ lives, and they spend many hours learning about and completing research.  The Ohio University Libraries and the Graduate student Senate started the Graduate Research Series @ Alden Library to give graduate students the opportunity to share their research process and discoveries made along the way to completing a project. […]

Literature gigs in and around Alden Library

Lots to read, lots to hear – come and have a listen to the latest events going on around Alden Library and/or OU.  All of these events are open to all and most of them are FREE.     Department of English: Shakespeare Lecture, September 26 @ 5:15 pm, 24 Ellis Hall Department of English:  Dogwood […]

Films in Our Collection

  We have heard that our users would like better access to lists of the films we have available.  In the upcoming month we will be creating a web page on our site to meet those needs, but in the meantime, here are a few lists to inspire you.   Hint: search the ALICE Catalog […]

Summertime Movies

  “And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby The quote is a bit flowery, but I like to start out with a […]

Summer Reading, Pew Internet & Refworks

One of my favorite web sites, The Pew Internet and American Life Project has recently done a study of who is using libraries.  Excerpted from the study is a bit of interesting data on book borrowing: We asked respondents if they had used the library in the past year for a variety of purposes, including […]

Playwrights Festival begins this week: Shakespeare move over!

  In a play, from the beginning, you have to realize that you’re preparing something which is going into the hands of other people, unknown at the time you’re writing it.  T. S. Eliot   The annual Ohio University Seabury Quinn, Jr. Playwright’s Festival held each year at the end of the Spring Quarter, represents […]

War Is F**king Awesome! Comic books come to life…

Ohio University College of Fine Arts,  School of Theatre is presenting an original piece, War Is F**king Awesomeat Elizabeth Baker Evans Theatre, May 9-12, Tues May 15-19 @ 8p.  FREE to all STUDENTS due to the generosity of ARTS FOR OHIO ($10/$7 for the rest of us). The Vampire Cowboys was started by OU Alum […]

Literature into Film

In light of the Spring Literary Festival which started Wednesday, May 9, there are a number of films on writers and/or film adaptations of stories.  There are a couple of ways to find these: Do a Subject search in ALICE for Film Adaptation Subject search on Film Adaptations of Shakespeare We even have Operas Samuel […]

Ben Wallace to be Second Speaker in Graduate Student Research Series @ Alden

Ohio University Libraries and the Graduate Student Senate (GSS), will be hosting Ben Wallace as the second speaker in the Graduate Student Research Series @ Alden. The series invites outstanding grad students to share their own research process and discoveries and learn from each other. The next upcoming Graduate Research Series @ Alden talk is […]

Spring Literary Festival, May 9 – 11

The Department of English will be hosting the Spring Literary Festival, May 9-11 at Baker Center.  This year’s writers are Susan Orlean, Denise Duhamel, Amy Hempel, Richard Rodriguez and Terrance Hayes.  The writers will read from their work along with offering lecture sessions.  These offerings are on Wednesday evening at 7:30, Thursday between 11-1 and […]