New at the Library this Fall!

New Librarians

Welcome new Public Service Librarians Calvin Cleary and Audrey Heisel!

  

Need help finding resources for a project or a paper? Contact a librarian to set up an appointment.

LexisNexis is now Nexis Uni

This essential database of newspapers, and legal and business documents has changed its name from LexisNexis Academic to Nexis Uni. It has a brand new interface with new functionality. Contact us to learn more.

Ebrary is now Ebook Central

Ebrary, our largest provider of full-text ebooks, is now called Ebook Central. What does this change? Not much at all! You will just see the Ebook Central logo instead, otherwise how you view and work with ebooks will remain the same. Find out more about how to access our ebook collections here!

Ebook Landing Pages

More on ebooks! Now, when you click on an ebook link in the catalog, you will arrive at a landing page like this:

Look for the links in blue, click, and it will take you to your book. 

Textbooks on Reserve

Thanks to a partnership with WCSA, we have been able to expand the number of textbooks on print reserve as part of pilot project this Fall. To search for all items on reserve, visit our reserves page.

 

LGBTQIA+ Resources for OWU Students

Jillian Maruskin and Sarah Lucas (’16) have created an excellent new resource for LGBTQIA+ students at OWU. This comprehensive site includes information on how to find LGBTQIA+ books in library catalogs, a list of excellent websites, campus and off-campus resources, ally resources, and information on sex positivity.

This resource is available at http://library.owu.edu/lgbtqia_resources.

If you’d like to suggest additions to this guide, please email Jillian at jbmarusk@owu.edu.

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Writing Peer Tutors Available In Beeghly

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Do you need help with writing? Writing Center Peer Tutors are now available in Beeghly to provide constructive suggestions in all areas of writing including focusing, organizing, paragraphing, and proofreading.

OWU English majors Chase Smith and Julia Stone are available in Beeghly on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 7:30 – 8:30 pm. Walk ins are welcome and this service is FREE!
For more information, click here.