Student Mines Cornelius Ryan Collection for New Research

When World War II history enthusiast Seth Givens first became acquainted with OHIO Libraries’ Cornelius Ryan Collection as an undergraduate student, he felt awestruck. His excitement was understandable — he had just encountered about 21,000 primary sources that war correspondent-turned-author Cornelius Ryan had gathered while writing several books about World War II, including “The Longest […]

Athens International Film & Video Festival – Part III

At AIFVF, Competition Films are blocks of 2 or more short(ish) films with a theme.  These films have been submitted in a competition, and are being judged by a panel of guest jurors for a cash prize.  They run all day, every day.  Competition Films are free to all before 5p and FREE TO STUDENTS […]

Athens International Film & Video Festival (AIFVF) & Alden Library Part II

  Tell me more about the AIFVF! Compass Story Facebook (Athens Film Festival) WOUB story AIFVF homepage past AIFVF films held at Alden library  Continuing from Part I news story about AIFVF, In Bloom is a coming of age film that takes place in the Georgia after the collapse of the Soviet Union (1991) under Boris Yeltsin.  Checking […]

Athens International Film & Video Festival (AIFVF) & Alden Library – Part I

  This week starts the Athens International Film and Video Festival (AIFVF -to see complete schedule), running April 11-17.   You can go as early as 11am or as late as 9:30pm; there are documentaries, feature films, animations, cartoons, true stories, shorts, and competition programs which focus on a theme and present any where between 2 […]

Featured New Books

Here are a few featured  selections from our most recent shipment of new books. These books are located on the new book wall on the second floor and may be checked out at the second floor desk or at the fourth floor circulation desk. If our copy is checked out, use the link to the […]

All The World’s A Stage: Shakespeare and His World on Display

As you enter Alden Library on the 4th floor, follow Orlando’s love letters to Rosalind and you will find our Exhibit “All The World’s A Stage” with a look at Shakespeare’s world in 1599 England, when he penned “As You Like It.”   In Shakespeare’s world under the 45-year reign of Queen Elizabeth I, we […]