Celebrate Our Freedom to Read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eA6_yp2CvlU Dav Pilkey encourages us to READ and DISCUSS rather than censor books that contain material we might object to. [more]

Banned Books Week


What do Hop on Pop by Dr Seuss, Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi, and Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse have in common? [more]

Kanopy Streaming Trial

Kanopy Streaming logo

  The Millard Sheets Library has arranged a trial of a new database: http://otis.kanopystreaming.com Kanopy Streaming currently offers over 26,000 films from over 800 leading producers such as Criterion Collection, New Day Films, The [more]

New Login Method for Some Databases

Willy Wonka meme - Change is Fun

As you may have noticed, we have been rolling out a new login method for some of the research databases and other resources. Why change? The new log in process uses your existing Otis credentials. There is no need to create and manage [more]

O-Space Maintenance on August 22, 2015

grumpy cat meme: ospace down? purr-fect

O-Space will be down for scheduled maintenance on Saturday, August 22, 2015, from 1:00am to 12:00pm PDT. (Check here for your time zone.) Service may be unavailable during a portion or all of this time period. Please plan accordingly. Thank you [more]

Highlights from the Otis Archives


Curated by Saida Largaespada, Getty Intern Four Otis catalogues (1926, 1958, 1988, 1992) and scattered reproductions of photographs from a 1927 class trip to Mount Baldy. During my internship at the Otis Library Archives, I have been able to [more]