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 […]

Mahn Center Introduces User Registration Form

The Mahn Center for Archives and Special Collections will begin using a User Registration Form on January 14, 2013, the first day of the Spring 2013 semester.  The front side of the form asks visitors to provide their name, affiliation, research interests, and signature; while the back side of the form states Mahn Center policies and […]

Reserve Your Group Study Room Today

This is an archival copy and the information may no longer be relevant. Over the summer, Alden Library switched to a new group study room reservation system. I know we have already changed a lot on you, but our old system was woefully outdated, did not have all the functionality we wanted, and was a […]

Renew Your Books and More with the Alden Library Mobile App

This is an archival copy and the information may no longer be relevant. Data from the Pew Internet & American Life Project tell us that 46% of American adults owned a smart phone, and 18% owned a tablet device as of February 2012. The rapid growth of mobile computer has meant that library use can […]

Freshmen ‘Chill Out’ in Alden During Bobcat Student Orientation

For years now, staff at Alden Library have been helping incoming students and their families beat the summer heat by giving them their first taste of freedom – in the form of freeze pops.   At the popular “freeze pop stop” on the Bobcat Student Orientation (BSO) tour, students learn that the library is a […]

Now More Renewals on OhioLINK Books!

OhioLINK, the resource-sharing consortium of Ohio’s college and university libraries and the State Library of Ohio, has updated their lending policies. Starting July 10, new OhioLINK loan policies will take effect. The maximum number of renewals has grown. Now everyone can renew materials six times as opposed to four. This is, of course, provided that […]

Trustees Get a Taste of the Mahn Center

On June 21, 2012, the Ohio University Board of Trustees got a taste of the Mahn Center for Archives and Special Collections when Ohio University Libraries hosted their June luncheon in the reading room of the Mahn Center. While the trustees dined on salad and dessert, University Archivist Bill Kimok presented on some of the […]