Authors@Alden: A Conversation with Carl H. Walker

On Saturday, September 28th, as a part of the Authors@Alden series, OHIO Libraries will host a conversation with Carl H. Walker. The topic of discussion is his book, “Soulful Bobcats: Experiences of African American Students at Ohio University during the 1950s,” a collection of African American alumni’s accounts of campus life in the era between […]

ARL Executive Director Speaks at Alden Library

On June 25, 2013 Dr. Elliot Shore, the new executive director of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) as of this year, is visiting Alden Library. Shore will be giving a talk at 2:00 pm in room 319, the Friends of the Libraries room, titled “Nineteenth Century Origins Collide with the 21st Century: The Research […]

OHIO Libraries Awarded for Outstanding Communications

Each summer, the American Library Association hosts an annual conference where it co-sponsors PR Xchange, an event for libraries across the nation to share their public relations and marketing ideas. The Ohio University Libraries won Best of Show at the American Library Association’s 2013 PR Xchange event for two of its brochures.  The Best of […]

Authors @ Alden Series – Katherine Ziff Discusses Research on Athens Asylum

Last week, Ohio University Libraries held a conversation with Katherine Ziff, author of Asylum on the Hill: History of a Healing Landscape. This edition of the Authors @ Alden series, hosted by Curator of Manuscripts, Doug McCabe, was made possible in partnership with the Ohio University Press. A live webcast of the event was made […]

Libraries’ Resources Stimulate Student Research and Creative Activity Expo

On April 11, 2013, Ohio University held its annual Student Research and Creative Activity Expo supported by the Vernon R. and Marion Alden endowment fund. As Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis explained, the expo focuses on innovation, creativity and inspiration and allows students to utilize university funding to take off with their research endeavors. […]

Congratulations to the 2013 Student Expo Library Award Winners!

Congratulations to all of the students who presented and took home awards from the 2013 Ohio University Student Expo. We’d like to extend an extra congratulations to the four winners of the library awards: Undergraduate Award: Eden Kincaid (Environmental & Plant Biology): “The Architecture of Ecology: Systems Design for a Sustainable Landscape” Graduate Award: Ashley Morhardt (Biological […]

The Friends of the Libraries Book Sale Returns

The Friends of Libraries book sale will return to Alden Library April 18 – 20, 2013. • Thursday, April 18: 7 pm – 9 pm (presale) • Friday, April 19: 10 am – 6 pm • Saturday, April 20: 10 am – 4 pm  The items available in the book sale are donations made to […]