New Historic University Pinboards from Digital Initiatives

Students working in the Digital Initiatives department have been pinning new historic university images to several new boards on Pinterest, a website that allows users to organize and share photos. In an August news blog post, Lena Chapin described how this department is using this social media tool to share the history of Ohio University. […]

Libraries’ Third Annual Homecoming Display

On October 11-13, 2012 Ohio University Libraries will celebra te Homecoming with its third annual homecoming display. This extensive display captivates audiences each year and pays tribute to OHIO’s history. Memories will run across eighteen tables that will be piled high with some of the University’s top mementos. Publications such as “The Post” and “The […]

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. […]

World War II and Women’s Fashions

Final days!  Come see a four-case exhibit on World War II Costume and Women’s Fashion on the 3rd Floor of Alden Library.  This exhibit, drawn from the Mary C. Doxsee Historical Costumes and Textile Collection of Ohio University, was curated by graduate student, Trina Gannon.  The exhibit contains a number of clothing pieces drawn from […]

Fred Harris’ Legacy

The late Fred Harris, an internationally recognized American painter and art collector, left a lasting impression on the Ohio University Libraries. Harris’ most recent donations, his sumi-e paintings and sketchbooks, will be on exhibit April 27th through December 2012 in the Frederick and Kazuko Harris Fine Arts Library on the third floor of Alden Library. […]