OHIO Libraries Awarded for Outstanding Communications

Each summer, the American Library Association hosts an annual conference where it co-sponsors PR Xchange, an event for libraries across the nation to share their public relations and marketing ideas. The Ohio University Libraries won Best of Show at the American Library Association’s 2013 PR Xchange event for two of its brochures.  The Best of […]

Authors @ Alden Series – Katherine Ziff Discusses Research on Athens Asylum

Last week, Ohio University Libraries held a conversation with Katherine Ziff, author of Asylum on the Hill: History of a Healing Landscape. This edition of the Authors @ Alden series, hosted by Curator of Manuscripts, Doug McCabe, was made possible in partnership with the Ohio University Press. A live webcast of the event was made […]

Libraries’ Resources Stimulate Student Research and Creative Activity Expo

On April 11, 2013, Ohio University held its annual Student Research and Creative Activity Expo supported by the Vernon R. and Marion Alden endowment fund. As Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis explained, the expo focuses on innovation, creativity and inspiration and allows students to utilize university funding to take off with their research endeavors. […]

OHIO Ranked in Top 100 Most Social Media Friendly Libraries

Between tweeting, pinning, posting, sharing, liking, and uploading, the Ohio University Libraries has earned a distinction that no other college or university has until this year. The Libraries’ and its staff are being celebrated for their commitment to listening, engaging and conversing with their audiences through social media after being ranked #33 on LibraryScienceList.com’s 100 […]

International Week Series – Africana Collection

Links Africana Collection  Botswana Depository Collection Negash Tigrinya Collection Africana Studies Librarian Araba Dawson-Andoh African Studies Research Guide Books on Botswana (via ALICE)   Ed note: Ohio University is celebrating International Week April 14-20, 2013. We are celebrating the week with a series of posts about the Center for International Collections by PACE student Alexis Messenger. Today is the […]

Congratulations to the 2013 Student Expo Library Award Winners!

Congratulations to all of the students who presented and took home awards from the 2013 Ohio University Student Expo. We’d like to extend an extra congratulations to the four winners of the library awards: Undergraduate Award: Eden Kincaid (Environmental & Plant Biology): “The Architecture of Ecology: Systems Design for a Sustainable Landscape” Graduate Award: Ashley Morhardt (Biological […]

The Friends of the Libraries Book Sale Returns

The Friends of Libraries book sale will return to Alden Library April 18 – 20, 2013. • Thursday, April 18: 7 pm – 9 pm (presale) • Friday, April 19: 10 am – 6 pm • Saturday, April 20: 10 am – 4 pm  The items available in the book sale are donations made to […]

Authors @ Alden: Katherine Ziff

Ohio University Libraries will host a conversation with local author Katherine Ziff, as part of the Authors @ Alden series on Tuesday, April 16 at 7 p.m. Ziff will discuss her research and her book, Asylum on the Hill: History of a Healing Landscape. Much of Ziff’s extensive research on the Athens Lunatic Asylum was […]