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Last Updated: Oct 5, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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October Events for Otterbein Community!

Alumni Artist Reception
Thursday, October 15 @ 4p
Becker Gallery, Lower Level
Join the Courtright Memorial Library & Alumni Relations as we host a reception for Alumni Artist Leigh Ann Inskeep-Simpson
Questions? Email Allen:

Dedication Ceremony of "Lois' Study"
Thursday, October 22
Second Floor @ 7p

Join the Courtright Memorial Library as we officially rename the West Study in honor of our former Director, Lois Szudy!
Questions? Ask Stacie ( today!

Book Signing with Common Book Author, Jeanne Marie Laskas!
Thursday, October 22
Second Floor @ 7:30p

Join the Friends of the Library as they present an evening with the Common Book Author, Jeanne Marie Laskas!  After a  presentation, Ms. Laskas will sign copies of her book. 
Email Stacie ( with any questions. 

Tea with Alice: Adventure to Wonderland
Tuesday, October 27 @ 6p
Library Seminar Room, Lower Level
Join us as we celebrate the 150th Anniversary of "Alice in Wonderland" with an exciting array of activities and the formal unveiling of the fantastic artwork that will decorate Sarah's Corner! 
Questions? Email Allen:


October Events for Students!

Read & Write Gold! Celebration:
Friday, Oct. 30 @ 11:30a on Library First Floor
Grab a slice of cake and help us celebrate the introduction of Read & Write Gold!, a unique literacy software program availalbe to Otterbein students that makes everyday tasks just a little easier! 

Learn how to better manage your time and maintain a healthy balance in the Academic Support Center (ASC)'s Time Management Workshop!
Tuesday, October 6 @ 6p  in the Library Seminar Room, Lower Level

 On Tuesday, October 20 @ 3p in LIB 201, join the ESL & ASC for a great workshop on how to improve your Research & Citations!

Want to figure out just what helps you learn best, and how to employ your learning style to maxmize your courses? Mark your calendar now for the ASC's Learning Styles workshop on

October Events for Faculty!

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

Know someone who you think should be nominated for our Featured Faculty program? Email today with your suggestion and tell us why!

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 - 7p, with the faculty-led event with Patti Frick at 7:30p.  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!


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