Gender & Race Streaming Video

  Media Education Foundation (MEF) presents Gender and Race Streaming Video Collection.   The Media Education Foundation Gender Studies Collection produces and distributes documentary films and other educational resources (including study guides and transcripts) to inspire critical thinking about the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media. Ohio University Libraries has purchased this […]

LitFest, FilmFest, PlayFest – It’s Festival Time!

2013’s Spring Literary Festival will be April 10th through April 12th.  This years featured writer’s include non-fiction writer Diane Ackerman; fiction writers Robert Olen Butler and Bonnie Jo Campbell; and poets Sarah Lindsay and Dean Young.  Alden Library carries much of their work, so feel free to check out our Pinterest Board of available books.  Each […]

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 […]