Beeghly Library Closing Early Today (Dec. 23rd)

The University and Beeghly Library will be closing at 3pm today. We will remain closed until January 4th when we return with shortened hours until the start of the semester on January 11th. Also a reminder that the 24 x 7 area of the library will also be closed until January 11th.  For a detailed list of our hours, please visit our main web site at library.owu.edu. Have a great holiday season.

Professor Rojas and Students in Spanish 360 Present Digital Scholarship Project

Earlier this year, Professor Rojas received an Andrew W. Mellon Grant to support his project Digital Map of the Poetics of Hispanic American Literature: An Interactive and Hermeneutical Exegesis. At the end of the semester, Professor Rojas and his students presented the results of their work at a public presentation. Read more about the presentation and future plans.

More information about the Ohio Five Libraries’ Mellon grant can be found on the project site: Digital Scholarship: Projects & Pedagogy.

CONSORT maintenance scheduled Dec. 19th, service interruptions expected

CONSORT (Books & Media) will be unavailable for up to 24 hours beginning at 8am on Saturday, December 19th due to required maintenance. During this time, you can search the collection through the OhioLINK catalog by limiting the Location to “CONSORT Colleges”. However, you will not be able to request items from other CONSORT or OhioLINK schools during this time.

Also, access to research databases from off-campus will be unavailable during this time. Please plan accordingly. We apologize for any inconvenience.

End of Semester Hours for OWU Libraries

Please visit the following address to view extended and final hours for the OWU Libraries http://library.owu.edu/hours/fall-endhours-2015.pdf. Please note that Beeghly will re-open on January 4th. Hours will be 8:30am-5pm Monday-Friday until classes resume on January 11th. Also, beginning Dec. 23rd, the Library Internet Café and Bashford Lounge will NOT be open for student study during the hours that Beeghly is officially closed. 24 x 7 access will resume on January 11th.

The GPO recognizes L. A. Beeghly Library and Government Documents Librarian Joy Gao

The Federal Depository Library Program recognized the L. A. Beeghly Library and  Government Documents Librarian Joy Gao in its bi-monthly newsletter the FDLP Connection. Read more about the recognition in the publication’s Library Spotlight. Did you know that the Library has been a government documents depository for 170 years, and Joy has overseen the collection for 17 years?

CONSORT maintenance scheduled Oct. 17th, service interruptions expected

CONSORT will be unavailable for approximately 3 hours beginning at 9am on Saturday, October 17th due to required maintenance. During this time, you can search the collection through the OhioLINK catalog by limiting the Location to “CONSORT Colleges”. However, you will not be able to request items from other CONSORT or OhioLINK schools during this time.

Also, access to research databases from off-campus will be unavailable during this time. Our most popular databases will be available from on campus only, and many more are available through OhioLINK.

Please plan accordingly. We apologize for any inconvenience.

New Senior Borrowing Rules for OWU & CONSORT Books

The OWU Libraries are happy to announce new senior borrowing rules for OWU & CONSORT books. OWU Seniors may now check out OWU and CONSORT books for the entire academic year. Books will be due back on May 9, 2016 unless a recall has been placed on the book. For a more detailed list of our borrowing rules, please visit our Borrow, Renew, Request page.