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Mar 16, 2016
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  Attention Otis Community! Digication will be performing important system upgrades on Thursday, March 17, 2016 11:59pm – 1:00am PT. This means O-Space will be unavailable during some or all of this time period. We apologize for the inconvenience! Please plan ahead!   Full announcement.    
Mar 11, 2016
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opac-book-coversProQuest will be undergoing critical maintenance on Saturday, March 12, 2016 from 7:00 pm to 4:00 am PT, including ProQuest Research Library, the VOGUE Archive, eLibrary, and book covers in the Library Catalog.
Feb 9, 2016
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Brookl7n1The current exhibition in the Millard Sheets Library, curated by Darren Duterte.
Feb 5, 2016
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Call for Nominations for the 2016 Teaching Excellence AwardsAll Students, Faculty, Academic Program Directors, Assistant/Associate Chairs, and Department Chairs may nominate one candidate for the Distinguished Educator Award and two for the Excellence in Teaching Awards. Nominations will be open from Friday, February 5th until Sunday, February 21st at 9:00 p.m. Alumni may also nominate one candidate for the Distinguished Educator Award. Nominate Now! Nominations [more]
Oct 1, 2015
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Dav Pilkey encourages us to READ and DISCUSS rather than censor books that contain material we might object to.
Sep 27, 2015
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BBW15[See image gallery at blogs.otis.edu] What do Hop on Pop by Dr Seuss, Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi, and Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse have in common? All three of these books were challenged in 2014, either by parents or school districts asking libraries to withdraw copies from their shelves. During Banned Books Week, the American Library [more]
Sep 23, 2015
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Kanopy Streaming logo  The Millard Sheets Library has arranged a trial of a new database: http://otis.kanopystreaming.com Kanopy Streaming currently offers over 26,000 films from over 800 leading producers such as Criterion Collection, New Day Films, The Great Courses, PBS, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, First Run Features, and launches over 500 new release films every month. You can [more]
Sep 4, 2015
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Willy Wonka meme - Change is FunAs you may have noticed, we have been rolling out a new login method for some of the research databases and other resources. Why change? The new log in process uses your existing Otis credentials. There is no need to create and manage additional usernames and passwords, such as for lyndaCampus at Otis or ebrary. [more]
Aug 19, 2015
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 ospace down? purr-fectO-Space will be down for scheduled maintenance on Saturday, August 22, 2015, from 1:00am to 12:00pm PDT. (Check here for your time zone.) Service may be unavailable during a portion or all of this time period. Please plan accordingly. Thank you for your patience. Read announcement from Digication  
Aug 18, 2015
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vitrineCurated by Saida Largaespada, Getty Intern Four Otis catalogues (1926, 1958, 1988, 1992) and scattered reproductions of photographs from a 1927 class trip to Mount Baldy. During my internship at the Otis Library Archives, I have been able to travel through history by holding and examining the historical artifacts located within the library. Special Collections [more]