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]

Image Use Survey

Dear Otis Community, The Library is conducting assessment and could use your support in sharing your feedback about Library Services. The Visual Resources Center (VRC) would like to know how you find and use images for [more]

The Great Library Giveaway, Movies Edition

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]

2014 Teaching Excellence Awards – Nominations Open

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. Alumni may also nominate one [more]

Media Viewer in the Classroom

There is a new way to view OtisDID slideshows on the web (and in the Smart Classrooms) - use the MediaViewer. Why use the MediaViewer instead of the web-based Slideshow Viewer? Mimics the desktop-based ImageViewer software Works on Mac [more]

Phil Thompson’s Copyrights Project

Just read an interesting piece on the intersection of art, appropriation, copyright, digital images, museums, and made-to-order paintings: Google’s Copyright Policy Spawns Mega-Meta Art From China (Wired, 3 June 2013) [Phil Thompson's] project [more]

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