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 […]

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 […]

Dr. Hwa-Wei Lee Received Honorary Ph.D.

On June 8, 2012, Dean Emeritus of Ohio University Libraries Dr. Hwa-Wei Lee received an honorary Doctorate of Philosophy during the commencement ceremonies at Ohio University’s Athens Campus. Upon receipt of the award Dr. Lee said, “I am humbled and deeply grateful to President Emeritus Dr. Vernon Alden, President Emeritus Dr. Charles Ping, Vice President […]

Fred Harris’ Legacy

The late Fred Harris, an internationally recognized American painter and art collector, left a lasting impression on the Ohio University Libraries. Harris’ most recent donations, his sumi-e paintings and sketchbooks, will be on exhibit April 27th through December 2012 in the Frederick and Kazuko Harris Fine Arts Library on the third floor of Alden Library. […]

Dean Emeritus of Ohio University Libraries Hwa-Wei Lee Receives Degree

On June 8, 2012, Dean Emeritus of Ohio University Libraries Dr. Hwa-Wei Lee will receive an Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy degree.  A reception will be held to honor Dr. Lee’s achievement in the Faculty Commons on the third floor of the Alden Library from 2-3:30p.m. During his tenure at Ohio University Libraries, Dr. Lee made […]