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  • University Libraries Welcomes Thoughtful Feedback to Meet Diverse Needs

    July 9, 2020

    Echoing the diverse needs of the faculty, students, staff and partners in the community, the Libraries is beginning work on a new strategic plan to build a sustainable future that supports academic excellence in teaching, learning and research. 

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  • OHIO Libraries Mourns the Passing of Dr. Vernon R. Alden

    June 26, 2020

    On Monday, June 22, Dr. Vernon Roger Alden, 15th president of Ohio University and strong supporter of the Libraries, passed away at the age of 97.

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  • OHIO’s Alden Library Resumes Access to Print Collections

    June 22, 2020

    On Monday, June 22 University Libraries’ Alden Library will begin accepting requests by OHIO’s faculty, staff and current students to borrow print materials from locally owned collections on the Athens Campus. A request will typically take a few business days to turn around

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  • OHIO Libraries Preserving Student History during the Coronavirus

    June 19, 2020

    Libraries’ archivists are collecting personal stories from OHIO students about what it was like for them during the 2020 nationwide “lockdown”

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  • Athena Cinema & Science on Screen® present PICTURE A SCIENTIST, Screening and Discussion

    June 11, 2020

    OHIO University Libraries invites you to join the Athena Cinema for their free to all Science on Screen® virtual screening of PICTURE A SCIENTIST, directed by Ian Cheney and Sharon Shattuck

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  • Ohio University Libraries’ Commitment to Social Justice

    June 9, 2020

    Ohio University Libraries grieves with the OHIO and global communities over the brutal killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and other Black, Indigenous, and people of color.

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  • W.E. Peters Historical Athens Scrapbooks Featured in Digital Collection

    June 1, 2020

    The William E. Peters Range Books are now available online.

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  • An Innovative Approach to Sharing Scholarly Work: OHIO Open Library

    May 26, 2020

    University Libraries’ institutional repository, created for the accessibility of scholarly, intellectual and creative work authored by the OHIO community, is an open-access platform—with no costs to the author.

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  • Zotero Workshop Moves Online Through Tutorial Videos

    May 1, 2020

    Two OHIO librarians have created an online tool for students, faculty and staff in order to teach people how to use the free citation generator and reference management software.

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  • 50 Years Later: Bobcat Solidarity Still Alive

    April 24, 2020

    On May 4, 1970, four students were shot and killed by the Ohio National Guard during a demonstration at Kent State University—in response to this, OHIO students held a mass rally, one of the largest ever held on the College Green, marked by calls for non-violence and unity.

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