Meet Carrie Preston, Head of Web Services

When the Libraries was in search of a new Head of Web Services, a nationwide search was conducted to find the ideal candidate. Carrie Preston, who has been with the Ohio University Libraries since 2001, stood out among the applicant pool and was assigned to the new role in April, 2013. Having served for a […]

Libraries’ Resources Stimulate Student Research and Creative Activity Expo

On April 11, 2013, Ohio University held its annual Student Research and Creative Activity Expo supported by the Vernon R. and Marion Alden endowment fund. As Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis explained, the expo focuses on innovation, creativity and inspiration and allows students to utilize university funding to take off with their research endeavors. […]

OHIO Ranked in Top 100 Most Social Media Friendly Libraries

Between tweeting, pinning, posting, sharing, liking, and uploading, the Ohio University Libraries has earned a distinction that no other college or university has until this year. The Libraries’ and its staff are being celebrated for their commitment to listening, engaging and conversing with their audiences through social media after being ranked #33 on’s 100 […]

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 I know we have already changed a lot on you, but our old system was woefully outdated, did not have all the functionality we wanted, and was a […]