The Great Library Giveaway, Movies Edition

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As discussed in an earlier post, the Library is paring down its collections in preparation for the move to our new space in 2016. We are now weeding VHS tapes and DVDs, beginning with the Feature Films, Literature and Television sections. [more]

The Great Library Book Giveaway!

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It’s not what you weed—it’s what you leave. By the Library entrance, you may have noticed that there are many books being given away. That's because in preparation for our move to a new space in 2016, we are weeding the collection. People sometimes get emotional about weeding in libraries. Just like with a garden, it is necessary to keep a library relevant and useful. [more]

2015 Teaching Excellence Awards – Nominations Open

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All Students, Faculty, Academic Program Directors, Assistant/Associate Chairs, and Department Chairs may nominate one candidate for the Distinguished Educator Award and two for the Excellence in Teaching Awards. Nominations will be open from Friday, [more]

Ruscha’s Gasoline Stations

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The College Book Art Association (CBAA) meets at Scripps College in Claremont, this weekend (January 9-10). Ed Ruscha will be the closing speaker Saturday evening and his artist's book Twentysix Gasoline Stations will be discussed earlier in the day [more]

O-Space Smart DIY #4 – Accidental Submissions

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Hello Otis Faculty! It’s that time of the semester when many students use the “submissions” feature in O-Space to turn-in online work! Mistakes happen and some students may approach you having accidentally submitted the wrong coursework. Not to [more]

Journey into an Artist’s Book

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By Jenny Kim BOOKING THE JOURNEY at Otis College of Art and Design library showcases a display of artist’s books that thoughtfully express the experience of one’s journey. The exhibition encourages a different perspective of exploration and [more]

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