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. • […]

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 […]

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 […]

“The Library is My Lifeline”

Associate Professor of Classics and World Religions Neil Bernstein recently spoke with our Director of Development Doug Partusch about the role that the Libraries play in his research and work here at Ohio University.  I study classical Roman literature, the prose and poetry written in the Latin language between approximately 100 BC and 300 AD. […]

Compass features subject librarian lorraine wochna

Alden Library subject librarian lorraine wochna was featured in a Compass story discussing faculty and staff giving to the university for her donations to the University Libraries’ Dean’s Fund. The Dean’s Fund is used by the Libraries to help support the education needs of the Ohio University community. lorraine is the subject librarian for African […]

Annual Friends of the Libraries Book Sale Returns in November

On November 8-10, 2012 the Ohio University Libraries is holding the Friends of the Libraries book sale on Alden Library’s fourth floor. The sale will be open: Thursday, November 8: 7-9 pm (Presale) Friday, November 9: 10-6 pm Saturday, November 10: 10-4 pm All items on sale are donations made to the Friends’ organization. Donor […]

New Re-vamped Ohio Fellows Program

Ohio University Libraries is excited to be a part of the relaunch of the Ohio Fellows Program, a 60s-era project begun by President Emeritus Vernon R. Alden. The original Ohio Fellows Program selected students who were identified as having extraordinary potential. As an Ohio Fellow, students were encouraged to think outside of the box, engage […]