Responding to Your Concerns
Alden Library will never be the same again. Student needs are front and center in the first phase of the renovation process.
Feedback from surveys and usability tests will inform future changes to Libraries’ website
Alden Library’s role at Ohio University has evolved over the years, and the building’s planned major renovation is a direct response to those changing student use patterns. The renovation will transform a building originally intended to store printed books into a vibrant, technology-enriched hub for student-oriented academic advancement. Designed to accommodate an anticipated 3,500,000 visits each year, […]
Suggested resources for finding books and other information in your post-graduation life.
Alden Library will be open for extended hours for the week of final exams beginning Friday April 25. During the weekend before finals, the 2nd floor Learning Commons will remain open until 2am and the other floors through 9pm. The 2nd floor will open early on Sunday at 10am. During the week, the 2nd floor will […]
If you use the Libraries’ website on a desktop computer, you may have noticed a slight change in the appearance of our site. If you use the Libraries’ website on a smaller screen, like a mobile phone or tablet, we hope you have recently noticed a big improvement in the appearance and navigation of our […]
Alden Library anticipates a 33 million dollar renovation (Photo by Tyler Stabile/Ohio Libraries)
On June 12, 2012, the Ohio University Libraries’ new website was launched, blasting users into a brighter, easier and more up-to-date online learning environment. New features of the website include a brand new all-inclusive search tool, ArticlesPlus; the latest library news and events; and drop down menus for easier navigation. Development on the site will […]
It was not all rainbows and puppies. Ideally we want all of our users to think the new website is easy to use and intuitive. Realistically we know we will not please all of our users all of the time. We also know change is never easy. We took away a familiar site with all […]
As of August 13, 2012, we received 145 comments and questions through the website’s feedback form. The feedback form is not the only way we receive comments, sometimes it is in person at Kroger. Changing our website sure has people talking. We hear the good, bad, and everything in between, and we take it all […]