Monday, September 29, 2008

Biden vs. Palin, Thursday 9pm, Azariah's Cafe

Watch the Vice Presidential candidates debate on the big screen in Azariah's Cafe on Thursday October 2nd starting at 9pm.

The debate, produced by the Commission on Presidential Debates, will be held at Washington University in St. Louis, MO.

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Coffee with Krislov on Monday at 10pm in Azariah's Cafe

Take a break from your studies and come to the Academic Commons in Mudd for free snacks and coffee with College President, Marvin Krislov.

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Digital Textbooks Available via Ohio Textbook Portal

Students at OhioLINK member colleges and universities are eligible for a 10% discount on electronic textbooks available via CourseSmart, the commercial supplier of content in the Ohio Textbook Portal. See their FAQ page for more information.

Sebastiaan Faber to Speak to the Friends of the Library

On Thursday, September 18 at 4:30 p.m., Sebastiaan Faber, Professor of Hispanic Studies, will give a talk “Anglo-American Hispanists and the Spanish Civil War: Hispanophilia, Commitment, and Discipline” in the Moffett Auditorium, Mudd Center.

Monday, September 15, 2008

Session on "Funding Your Social Venture" today at noon in Azariah's

Funding Your Social Venture
A Conversation with Jennifer Thomas, Director, Civic Innovation Lab
Noon on Monday, Sept. 15th @ Azariah's (Mudd)

Come participate in a conversation with Jennifer Thomas on how to find creative ways of supporting your ideas for social change. Lunch will provided (with vegetarian and vegan options) for the first 20 people who arrive.

Co-sponsored by the Creativity & Leadership Project, the Library, and Student Friends of the Library.

Azariah's is back in business!

Stop in for a morning cup-a-coffee from 8:30-10:30am Monday - Friday, or visit during full service hours 2:00-11:00pm Monday - Thursday, or Sunday 7:00-11:00pm.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Resourcerer's Apprentice Redux

There will be another screening of Lela Hull's film on the wall of Mudd on Thursday, September 11 at 9pm.

Monday, September 08, 2008

OBIS is all better now

Searching by scores and recordings has been restored.

Thanks for your patience as we worked out the kinks of the new software.

Carrel sign-up begins Saturday, Sept. 13

You may sign up for your own study space in the upper levels of the Main Library beginning September 13 at the Main Library Circulation Desk.

Carrels are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, and may be shared with one other person. All you need to sign up is your OCID and a list of preferred carrel numbers. We can provide maps of the carrels at the circulation desk.

For more information, consult our webpage or ask the circulation staff.

Friday, September 05, 2008

What WE Got This Summer!

Check out what's New in Our Collections to see what fabulous books, scores, recordings, and films we added to the collection over the last 2 months.

Fair trade film screening on Saturday

Come to a screening of the 20 min. film Coffee Country: Can Fair Trade Save the Farm?, followed by a discussion on fair trade and social entrepreneurship with Christopher Kerr, Coordinator of Social Justice Initiatives & Immersion Experiences, John Carroll University. This event is funded by the PBS Foundation through a grant from the Skoll Foundation, and is free and open to the public. This program is just one part of the Northeast Ohio Fair Trade Summit, a day-long event sponsored by numerous campus and community organizations. Full details and registration information are available online. Saturday, September 6, 4:00-5:15 pm, First Church in Oberlin (corner Main & Lorain Sts.).

Thursday, September 04, 2008


OBIS got a software upgrade this summer that is interfering with the ability to limit searches to scores and recordings.

If you are having trouble narrowing your searches to these material types, ask for assistance at the reference desk. In the meantime, rest assured that we're working on the problem!

Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Time to go Carreling

Carrel sign-up starts in the main library on Saturday, September 13th at the Circulation desk.

Pick a winner!