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April Events for Otterbein Community!

Help us Celebrate National Library Week (April 10 - 15) by thanking two great groups for their strong commitment to the Courtright!  This year we will be thanking the Friends of the Courtright Memorial Library for 20 years of enthusiastic support, and we'll be celebrating 10 years of the Sarah's Corner, created through the loving generosity of the Class of '66! 

Join us on Tuesday, April 12 starting at @ 6:30p for an evening of thanks and companionship, culminating in a discussion and book signing with former Children's Poet Laureate & Otterbein faculty alum, J. Patrick Lewis!  

Questions? Email today, and we'll see you on the 12th! 

April Events for Students!

Text a Librarian!
Maximize your time and our resources!  Text a Librarian - 614.259.7404 - and get help wherever you are! 

Finals Are Coming!
The Academic Support Center (ASC) will be reserving a variety of library spaces and rooms in order to facilitate private, distraction-reduced testing for students registered with Disability services.  If you see the "SHH!" signs up on the 2nd floor or elsewhere in the building, please be mindful of students testing and move conversations or group work to other parts of the Library. 

Let the Academic Support Center (ASC)'s Test Taking Tips Workshop on Thursday, April 7 @ 2p in LIB 126 help you figure out what appraoches to test prep work for you!  

Yoga De-Stresser with Michele Hoppe 
When: Sunday, April 10, 2016 @ Noon  AND   Sunday, April 17, 2016 @ Noon (15 minutes for set up, then 1 hour session)
Where: Courtright Library, 2nd Floor (East)
SPACE IS LIMITED TO 15 PARTICIPANTS, first come first serve.  Get there at Noon to reserve your space!
BRING your own water bottle, mat, and wear comfortable clothing. 
Questions about the yoga session? Email  Questions about the space or program? Email 

On Wednesday, April 6 @ 9a, head to the Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD) for "Cocoa and Careers" and have an information conversation about career topics! 

Get advice from recent graduates on life after Otterbein on Wednesday, April 6 with the CCPD's "What I Wish I Would've Known: Young Alumni Panel" @ 5p in LIB 118. 

Join the ASC staff in getting ready for FINALS!  The Finals Prep workshop will be held on Tuesday, April 19 @ 3p in LIB 126.  

April Events for Faculty!

Check out the Center for Teaching & Learning's Calendar of Events below to learn more about the exciting and informative events designed specially for our faculty!

Know a faculty member who you think should be nominated for the Library's Featured Faculty program? Email today with your suggestion and tell us why you want to see them on display!

Want to be part of the Digital Commons? Join the global conversation and leave your mark - Email a librarian today! 


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Correction: Pages to Film on Thursday, Nov. 12

Correction: Please note that the Pages to Film event is going to take place on ThursdayNov. 12, from 9a - 6p, with the faculty-led event with Patti Frick at 6:30p in the Lower Level Learning Lab (formerly LIB 013).  Our newsletter incorrectly stated that the 12th was a Wednesday, and we thank our eagle-eyed readers for catching that error.

Introducing Read & Write Gold Software!

Read & Write Gold Software now available to the Otterbein University Community!

Join us for a celebration of Read & Write Gold! 

On Friday, October 30th, beginning at 11:30a, grab a piece of cake and help us spread the word about this useful and advantageous software!

From the publisher's description, "Read&Write Gold is a discreet, customizable toolbar that integrates readingwriting, studying, and research support tools with common applications. It is accessible for those with reading and writing difficulties, learning disabilities such as Dyslexia, or English Language Learners."  This customizable and flexible software tool is now available to our University members. 

The program is currently available in the following locations: 

              •  Roush Basement computer lab
              • Residence Hall computer labs
              • Math & Computer Science computer lab
              • and Library Laptop Loaners (3-Day)

With more access points to come in Spring term!

Introducing CareerSpots!

In conjunction with the Center for Career & Professional Development,
the Courtright Memorial Library is pleased to bring
CareerSpots! to Otterbein! 

This unique database featuring videos related to professional development and career hunting can be accessed via the career site at