Monday, February 27, 2012

John Harwood Speaks - Wednesday at 4:30

The Friends of the Oberlin College Library cordially invite you to a talk by John Harwood, Associate Professor of Modern and Architectural History, about his new book:

“The Interface: IBM and the Transformation of Corporate Design, 1945-1976”

Wednesday, February 29, 4:30 p.m.

Moffett Auditorium, Mudd 050, Mudd Center

Thursday, February 23, 2012

A New Chinese Journal Database Available

Through a consortium effort (NITLE), CNKI database (中国知网) now becomes available to Oberlin users through the end of the semester. The package includes China Academic Journals Full Text Database, China Doctoral Dissertation Database and China Maters' Thesis Database. CNKI is one of the most popular Chinese databases subscribed to by many East Asian Libraries in North America.

Please use this url to access the database - It supports searches in both Chinese and English languages.

If you have any questions about using this database, please feel free to contact East Asian Librarian, Xi Chen at or 775-5116.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Travel Writing Exhibit

Been somewhere? Going somewhere? Thinking about how to write about the experience??
Come check out the current "Spotlight on the Collections" which includes a variety of travel writing and literature titles from the Oberlin College Library. Outside Azariah's.

Monday, February 20, 2012

Writing Center now open

The Writing Center, located in Mudd 101A is now open for the Spring 2012 semester. See the Writing Center's web site for hours and information.

RefWorks 2.0 Workshop - Thursday @ 4:30

Can't figure out what happened to RefWorks while you were on break?

Need to figure out what RefWorks is?

Join us a for 1 hour workshop in Mudd 113 on Thursday the 23rd at 4:30pm.

Koffee with Krislov tonight

Stop by Azariah's tonight at 10 pm for coffee and cookies with President Krislov and Dean Estes

Friday, February 10, 2012

Main Library carrel sign-up begins February 11

Sometimes you want to party in Mudd....sometimes you want to study. If it's studying that's on your mind, consider signing up for a study carrel, starting Saturday, February 11. Just bring your OCID to the circulation desk in the Main Library and get yourself settled.

All the carrels are numbered, so please scope out the ones you like in advance and make a note of the numbers. If someone got to your favorite first, you may have to accept a alternate. See details here.

Friday, February 03, 2012

Ntozake Shange exhibit

Renowned poet, performance artist, playwright, novelist, children’s book author, and educator Ntozake Shange will be in Oberlin February 9-11 for the world premiere of her newest choreopoem "why i had to dance." This piece is "an animated journey through time, over generations and across geography brought to life on stage." In celebration, a display of Ms. Shange's works will be on display in Mudd through February 15.

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Added to Our Collections (while you were away!)

Take a look at the lists of new books, videos, scores, recordings, and government documents added to the Library collections during the months of December & January.