Libraries Staff Members Participate In and Give Back to Diversity Programs

Dumela! This is a greeting that comes from Botswana, but it means much more than “hello”. It is an affirmation that shows you believe in another person and see their potential. This message is taught at the Summer Institute for Diversity Education (SIDE) organized by Dr. Stephanie Sanders of the Ohio University Office for Diversity […]

OHIO Libraries Holds Workshop at University of Guyana

Lorraine Wochna, instruction coordinator for Ohio University Libraries, recently spent a week in the lush and colorful South American country of Guyana. Although tropical travel is often associated with vacation, during the week of July 22, 2013, Wochna was working, conducting a multiday workshop at the University of Guyana Library. Wochna was invited by Gwyneth […]

Friends of Alden Library: Kerry & Lynne McCalla

Lynne McCalla • Home: Franklin, TN by way of Birmingham, AL; Jackson, TN; Nashville, TN; Athens, OH; North Canton, OH; Niles, OH; and Indianapolis, IN (origin)  • Profession: Being retired from trying to figure out what I wanted to be when I grew up! I am now grown and savoring every minute of life. • […]

OHIO Libraries: The Heart of the University

About thirty-five years ago, Tim Vickers was attending Ohio University as an undergraduate student. His gratifying experiences with Ohio University Libraries influenced his decision to pursue a graduate degree at the University and to return later to serve as both a faculty member and as a member of the administrative staff. Having a background in […]

Libraries Recognizes Friends of the Libraries Scholarship Recipients

The Libraries student employees commit themselves to supporting and promoting the Libraries’ resources day after day. These students work within Alden’s four walls, but also within those of the Music and Dance Library and the Hwai-Wei Lee Library Annex. Each year, Ohio University Libraries invites their student employees to apply for the Friends of the […]

ARL Executive Director Speaks at Alden Library

On June 25, 2013 Dr. Elliot Shore, the new executive director of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) as of this year, is visiting Alden Library. Shore will be giving a talk at 2:00 pm in room 319, the Friends of the Libraries room, titled “Nineteenth Century Origins Collide with the 21st Century: The Research […]