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- Volume 6 Issue -6
October, 2008

Author Book Signing & Reception

Sunday, November 9, 2008
@ 4 p.m.

Otterbein College
Courtright Memorial Library


Reflections of Erin The Importance of Belonging, Relationships, and Learning with Each Other By Barbara McKenzie, Design by Chris McKenzie, Art of Possibility Press, 2008

In her short life, Erin was able to show us more about what is possible than all the research in the field. Every apprehensive educator or parent needs to have this book in hand.” Norman Kunc and Emma Van der Klift, authors of A Credo for Support.

New materials added in the past month. More...
Welcome New Library Babies

Congratulations to Rares Piloiu (our new Information Literacy Librarian and Assistant Professor) and his wife Collette on the birth of their daughter. Liliana was born October 9th at 12:30 am. and weighed 7 lbs 13 oz.

Welcome also to Charlotte Jane Grinch, born September 20, 2008 at 4:56pm. She was18 inches long and weighed 6 lbs 14oz. Congratulations go to our archivist Stephen Grinch and OhioLINK Resource Sharing Supervisor Rebecca Raeske-Grinch on the birth of their daughter..

Torch & Key Book Sale

The library is having its annual Torch & Key book sale. Hardbacks are $1.00 and Paperbacks are .50. But wait, there is more than just books - records, tapes, and even a few puzzles! All purchases go towards scholarships for Otterbein students. So come out and buy some books. Sale ends November 14th.

News About Research Databases

America's Newspapers Database Now Includes Video

The NewsBank database America's Newspapers now includes video news segments from the following sources: The Associated Press, Reuters, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, local affiliates of ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox, as well as coverage from Canadian Broadcasting, Agence France-Presse and more. You can email these videos or embed them in presentations. Also, under bibliography you can format the citation for the video using APA or MLA style.

Educational Videos On Demand: The Latest Digital Video Titles

Want to learn more about a particular subject or a future career? Need a video clip to show in class or during a presentation? OhioLINK's Educational Films & Documentaries offers more than 2,280 digital, educational videos that you can stream or download from your desktop to show in class, link to from course pages and utilize for research. New videos, on a wide variety of topics, are regularly added to this growing collection. Titles include:

Need more information? Have more questions? Visit the library home page at http://library.otterbein.edu. Chat with a reference librarian at http://olc6.ohiolink.edu/.
E-mail us at Library@otterbein.edu or call us at 823-1984