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Last Updated: Dec 1, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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December Events for Otterbein Community!

Canned Food Drive
Join the members of ALD/PES in collecting non-perishable food for Westerville Area Resource Ministry (WARM).  Collection box is located in the Otter Bean area of the Courtright Memorial Library and will be up until Friday, Dec. 4.  Please note: no glass jars. 

Save the Feet Shoe Drive
Join the Religious & Spiritual Life Council in collecting shoes (any style in wearable condition) to support Save the Feet, a non-profit organization that distributes shoes in Haiti.  Athletic shoes are especially useful.  The collection box is located in the Otter Bean area of the Courtright Memorial Library and will be up until Friday, December 4. 



December Events for Students!

Text a Librarian!
Finals Week is almost here!  Have a last minute question you need an answer to but are holed up in a stack of books and notes? Text a Librarian - 614.259.7404 - and get help wherever you are! 

Get ready for Finals by taking some of the stress and worry out of preparation!  Attend the Academic Support Center (ASC)'s Final's Test Prep session on Wednesday, December 2 @ 3:30p in LIB 127!

ESL Workshops will return in the Spring! Keep an eye to University postings and to this LibGuide as Spring Term comes closer.

The Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD) wants to chat with you about careers!  Join them for their  Coffee and Careers Chat, Wednesday, December 2 @ 9a in the CCPD #CoffeeCareersChat   


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!

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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


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