The Makerspace is finally opening and we want you there! Join us on Wednesday, September 23rd from 5:30 to 7:00pm. Come check it out, plan projects, and see what's up. You bring the creativity and we'll bring the pizza!
The library hours will change starting Sunday, August 2nd. Please click through to see our hours during August and early September. Regular hours will resume on Monday, September 7th for the start of school.
When you think about it a library is a perfect expression of non sibi in action. Libraries were originally conceived as a way to preserve and share scarce, valuable materials so that individuals would have access to collective scholarship without having to purchase their own copies.
On Thursday, May 21, at 3:30 p.m. in Kemper Auditorium, Kyle K. Courtney, the copyright advisor for Harvard University, will speak on new developments in copyright law and practice with respect to digital materials.
Back by popular demand, the OWHL is dedicating funds from the Fred Towsley Murphy Fund to support the purchase of a community read! This year it will be The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in Ten Songs by Greil Marcus, available to the first 75 faculty/staff members who submit a request.
Lawrence Lessig, director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University, is a rock star in the library world. Michael Blake attended the conference and describes Lessig’s presentation, which considered democracy, net neutrality, and open access, as “transformational.”