Making an Imprint

March 2, 2017
Communications Staff
Students experience the time-honored craft of letterpress printing in this intensive, hands-on winter term project.

Fall Term Finals

December 13, 2016
Office of Communications
As fall semester comes to a close, Mudd Center library's iconic chairs fill with students preparing for final examinations. Known as “womb” chairs in Obie-speak , but actually called...

Who's That Girl?

August 22, 2016
Communications Staff
She's held court in Oberlin’s libraries since 1885, and she wears a size 6 shoe.

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What’s in Your Backpack?

April 7, 2016
Communications Staff
Senior Elana Meyers sees backpacks just about everywhere on campus: hanging from the backs of chairs, strewn on the library floor, serving as pillows in Wilder Bowl. And seeing so many backpacks made...

Alexia Hudson-Ward Named Director of Libraries

March 25, 2016
Communications Staff
Alexia Hudson-Ward will join the Oberlin community on July 1 as the Azariah Smith Root Director of Libraries. As director, Hudson-Ward will be responsible for the four campus libraries, special exhibits, collection development, technology integration, and space planning and utilization.

Learning from Activist Mary Church Terrell

February 13, 2016
Lisa Gulasy
The symposium Complicated Relationships: Mary Church Terrell’s Legacy for 21st Century Activists, happening February 26 and 27, celebrates a significant gift to the Oberlin College Archives and examines what today’s activists can learn from famous educator, feminist, and civil rights activist Mary Church Terrell (Class of 1884).

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