Thursday, November 26, 2009

In Oberlin for Thanksgiving?

Come see us in the libraries! Mudd is open Friday and Saturday, 10 am - 5:30; branches open Friday and Saturday afternoon. Check out our complete hours!

Monday, November 23, 2009

Oberlin College Faculty Vote for Open Access

Oberlin made news last week when the General Faculty adopted a resolution to make the scholarship of faculty and professional staff openly accessible.

Check out the press release to learn more about what this really means -- we're in some pretty good company!

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Catch the Synagogues Before They're Gone

Join us on Sunday, November 22nd at 2pm in Moffett Auditorium for "The Wooden Synagogue in Multiple Perspective," a panel presentation featuring Marc Epstein '85, Professor of Religion and Jewish Studies at Vassar College, Thomas Hubka, Professor of Architecture at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, and Shulamit Magnus, Associate Professor of Jewish Studies at Oberlin College.

This is the closing event of the exhibition Wooden Synagogues: Recovering History Through Art and Architecture.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Mary Garvin to speak at Friends Event

Mary Garvin, Donald Longman Associate Professor of Natural Sciences, will discuss Living in the Vermilion River Watershed, a collection of essays which she co-edited with Jan Cooper, at 4:30 pm in Moffett Auditorium (Mudd 050) on Tuesday, November 17th. This book developed from a First Year Seminar on field-based writing.

Her talk is sponsored by the Friends of the Oberlin College Library.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Want some help with a research project?

Sign up for a Research Appointment with a Librarian to get advice about your search strategy and information sources.

How could you pass up free bibliographic therapy?

Monday, November 09, 2009

What's in that Health Care Bill ?

See what you think about the bill that just squeaked through the House of Representatives.

The Thomas site by the Library of Congress provides easy access to all information about this bill.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

40 Years of Field!

Come check out the latest Spotlight on the Collections featuring Oberlin's own Field magazine. The display, on the wall outside Azariah's, features copies of the magazine as well as books by authors published in Field over the years. There are also complimentary copies of selected issues of Field available while they last!

Monday, November 02, 2009

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