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Mudd: Love it, hate it, use it.

January 19, 2011

Patrick Doherty

When I first came to Oberlin in the fall of 2007 - yes, I am old - I knew basic library skills, but never really had to use a library for an extensive research project. Thank you, California public education.

Finally

December 22, 2009

Joe Dawson

Finals are all over, all praise due to NoDoze. My biggest hurdle was the paper for English I wrote on The Tempest.

Open Access!

November 23, 2009

Prof. Sebastiaan Faber

Much of the cutting-edge knowledge about the world is out of reach for most of the people who inhabit that world. But access to knowledge is a good in and of itself.

Steal Away

November 11, 2009

Marsha Lynn Bragg

At Oberlin, I believe the library is synonymous with academic rigor, intellectual stimulation, computers, socializing, networking, and to some degree relaxing.

My book addiction

July 21, 2009

Chris Gollmar

I have a habit of picking up library books that look interesting, checking them out, bringing them home, and letting them sit around for months on end.

Midnight Mudd

December 6, 2008

Joe Dawson

I neglected to utilize the lock on the bathroom once, and it became uncomfortably non-private in the middle of my activities within.

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