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    SCREENING AND CONVERSATION with Margaret Prescod, Founder, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders and host of “Sojourner Truth” on Pacifica Radio’s KPFK.
    Nana Gyamfi, Lawyer-Black Lives Matter, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders.

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Oliver Payne, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Kimberli Meyer trained as an architect and an artist, and has been the director of the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House in West Hollywood since 2002. She has initiated and curated many programs there, including the exhibitions How Many Billboards?

  • Industry Spotlight

    Oct 15| Special Event

    An advertising creative director for more than 25 years, Otis alumnus Josh Weltman was the Mad Men co-producer responsible for Don Draper's credibility as an advertising genius.

    Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the hit series, plus hear key insights from Weltman's new book Seducing Strangers: How to Get People to Buy What You're Selling.

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Yutaka Makino. He lives and works in Berlin.  Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. With David Remnick she co-edited the anthology Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and in 2010, the inaugural winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award, Choi lives in Brooklyn.

  • Joe Sola (‘99)’s work has been exhibited internationally in galleries and museums including: The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Hammer Museum, The Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, The Andy Warhol Museum  and Kunsthaus Gras, Austria, Museum of Modern Art Jean-Duc, Luxembourg. Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City.  His performances have taken place at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, MOT International in London, 356 Mission Rd, Los Angeles.


Library Radar

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]
Aug 14, 2015
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Someecard -MaintenanceThe Millard Sheets Library online catalog, http://opac.otis.edu, will be down for maintenance on August 17-18.
Apr 27, 2015
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FREE Preservation Week bookmarks now in the library … with tips on preserving specific types of material like comic books, electronic media, and photographs. During the week of April 26 through May 2, the American Library Association encourages libraries and other institutions to highlight what we can do, individually and in our communities, to preserve [more]
Apr 14, 2015
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cropped-vrc_banner21.jpgDear Otis Community, The Library is conducting assessment and could use your support in sharing your feedback about Library Services. The Visual Resources Center (VRC) would like to know how you find and use images for teaching/instruction/research to help us better serve your needs. Please take a moment and fill out the Image Use Survey. Take [more]
Apr 8, 2015
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Bookmaking Projects 2014Work from Fall 2014 BOOKMAKING PROJECTS CLASS is in the library vitrine through Sunday Apr. 12. Includes books by Frankie Hamersma, Alyssa Zack, Jonathan Duarte, Jamie Nichols, and Robyn Hwang.