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- Volume 7 Issue 2-
March, 2009

Time in a Bottle

The Friends of the Otterbein College Courtright Memorial Library present "Time in a Bottle".

An Evening of Music and Entertainment Presented by the 2009 Freshman Musical Theatre and Acting Majors

Friday March 13th
at 8 pm
Riley Auditorium-Battelle Fine Arts Center

Admission $10 for Adults;
$5 for Students

The 2009 Freshman Musical and Theatre Majors under the direction of Dennis Davenport and Stella Hiatt Kane, combined with the Freshman Acting Majors, under the direction of Ed Vaughan, will perform a retrospective of popular music and show tunes from 1960's and 1970's as a fundraiser for the Friends of the Otterbein College Courtright Memorial Library.

New materials added in the past month. More...
Mini-Rave at the Library


Take a study break at the Library. The Interfraternity Council and the Panhellenic Council are sponsoring a mini-rave on


Wednesday, March 11th

from 10:00pm to 10:15pm

at the Courtright Memorial Library.


Music will be played through the public address system beginning at 10:00 pm and snacks will be available on the first floor. 


READ Poster Contest Winners

Congratulations to the Women’s Soccer Team and FreeZone for being voted as this year’s READ poster winning groups. They will be photographed with their favorite books and featured on posters to be displayed in the library.

Also, being recognized for their efforts is Otterbein Staff Council who will be featured on their own poster.

This is the first year that the library has opened the contest up to campus groups and hopes to continue the tradition in years to come. Watch for the new READ posters to turn up spring quarter!

News About Research Databases

LearningExpress Library Version 2.0
Thinking about graduate school? Graduate school entrance exams practice tests in LearningExpress Library include: GMAT; GRE Practice Tests; LSAT Practice Test and MCAT Practice Tests. The launch of LearningExpress Library Version 2.0 has a new interface and some new features for users. The layout had a makeover so it is now more easy-to-use and organized. Users will still have access to the same courses, tests, and reports as before. All current and completed tests stored in the former "My Account" section will now appear in the newly named "My Center" page.

Also, Version 2.0 features enhanced online help, from “Getting Started” tutorials to topic-based help. There is direct access to learning centers. For example, if you are promoting materials on the LSAT for students from your website, you can link directly to the LSAT Learning Center in Learning Express Library.

Library features trial subscription to AtoZMapsOnline.com: The World's Largest Map Database

AtoZMapsOnline features continent, country and state maps from all over the world. There are more than 4,000 maps in the collection, including political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps, and other thematic maps. New maps are added to the collection every month.

They are royalty-free, so they can be used by student and faculty for school reports, posters, presentations, and more. The trial subscription is here for the next 30 days so check it out while it’s available!
Need more information? Have more questions? Visit the library home page at http://library.otterbein.edu. Instant Messaging a librarian (Screename:Otterbeinlibrary).
E-mail us at Library@otterbein.edu or call us at 823-1984