Thursday, April 29, 2010

Coffee with Krislov Monday at 10pm

Come to Azariah's to chat with the President and snag some free eats!

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Research Help Available -- Take it From The Source

Hey, we're famous now ... better sign up for a research appointment before they're all gone! (Actually we add more every week, but it helps to sign up early)

Monday, April 26, 2010

Faculty Talk: "Yoko Ono: An Artist between Two Cultures"

Join us for "Yoko Ono: An Artist between Two Cultures" on Thursday, April 29, 4:30 p.m. Mudd 050 (Moffett Auditorium)

Kazim Ali (Creative Writing) and Ann Sherif (East Asian Studies) will discuss the career of artist, musician, and cultural figure Yoko Ono, as well as the Ono family's long ties with Oberlin College.

This slide presentation/lecture anticipates Ms. Ono's lecture at Finney Chapel on May 6, 7:30 pm, as part of the Convocation Series sponsored by the Office of the President.

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Book collection contest applications due soon!

In case you've forgotten, here are the particulars.

Friday, April 16, 2010

You never know who you'll meet in Azariah's ...

Thursday, April 15, 2010

PDF problems in EBSCO databases

If you're using Firefox on a Mac and having trouble viewing PDFs from EBSCO databases (Academic Search Complete, MLA International Bibliography, etc.) try downloading this plug-in.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Johanna Drucker Speaking Friday at 4pm

Come hear "By the Book: Artist's Books in Teaching and Research," a talk by Johanna Drucker, Bernard and Martin Breslauer Professor of Bibliography, University of California at Los Angeles, on Friday, April 9 at 4pm in the Moffett Auditorium (Room 050) in Mudd Center.

Drucker is an internationally known expert in book studies and author of The Century of Artists’ Books, the first book-length study of artists’ books as a twentieth-century art form. Her lecture highlights the opening events for the exhibition Show and Bestow: The Ruth Hughes Collection of Artists’ Books, which is on view in Mudd Center and the Clarence Ward Art Library from April 5 through June 4, 2010. There will be an open book hour on the main level of Mudd Center from 3-4 pm prior to Dr. Drucker’s lecture.

The Ruth Hughes Collection, which consists of 100 artists’ books by 79 book artists, has been donated to the Oberlin College Library in honor of Ruth Hughes, Oberlin Class of 1985. Gifts to the collection are primarily from the individual book artists.

Monday, April 05, 2010

A Conversation with Miriam Peskowitz '86

Join the Student Friends of the Library for a conversation with Miriam Peskowitz '86 on Tuesday, April 6th from 4:30 to 6:00 pm in Azariah's Cafe.

Author Miriam Peskowitz, a 1986 graduate of Oberlin College, is best known for her internationally best-selling books, The Daring Book for Girls and The Double-Daring Book for Girls.

She is the host of a new PBS series, Daring Kids with Miriam Peskowitz, as well as the author of The Truth Behind the Mommy Wars, Judaism Since Gender, and Spinning Fantasies: Rabbis, Gender, and History.

Thursday, April 01, 2010

See what's new ...

... in our collections. Books, recordings, films, and more!