Library Catalog Maintenance on August 17-18

The Millard Sheets Library online catalog, http://opac.otis.edu, will be down for maintenance on August 17-18. [more]

The Great Library Book Giveaway!

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 [more]

Enough About MOOCs

The discussion of MOOCs continues in higher education. Are we seeing a backlash or just another evolution of the MOOC concept? Below is a list of interesting articles for 2014! I'll update this list as the year goes on. January 2014: "MOOCs: [more]

ECAR 2013 Report Available (From Educause)

The ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology offers interesting info graphics and information regarding the changing shape of students and technology usage in the classroom. Over 100,000 students across various institutions in [more]

Review of 10 Major Museum Apps

Ashton Cooper of ARTINFO recently posted a review of 10 museum apps for the iPad. Some are free, some are not.   [more]

How to Download Ebrary Books to an iPad

Good news: We can now download entire books from Ebrary to mobile devices! Bad news: It ain't easy. Wayne Bivens-Tatum has created an illustrated guide to the 18-step process. 18 steps! Basically you have to create accounts on Ebrary and Adobe [more]

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