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Friday, January 30th, 2009

Children of Abraham Exhibit, Lectures, and Film Discussions

"The Children of Abraham," an Ohio Humanities Council Exhibit is on display in the Library through February 13, 2009. The colorful and dramatic 14 - panel exhibit includes "When & Were did the Abrahamic Religions Originate?," "How & By Whom did the Abrahamic Religions Originate?," "The Holy Texts of Judaism," "The Holy Texts of Christianity" and "The Holy Texts of Islam." The panels also include information about the core and common beliefs of these 3 religions. The exhibit is free and open to the general public and is open during regular
Library hours
. Located on the northeast side of the first floor of the Library.

Dr. Cynthia A. Crane
"Divided Lives: The Untold Story of Jewish-Christian Women in Nazi Germany"
Monday, February 2
Reception and Book-signing, 5:30 pm
Lecture, 6:00 pm
University Library, First Floor East

Dr. Regennia N. Williams
"Exodus: 'Slavery,' 'Freedom,' and the 'Promised Land' in the Language of African American Spirituals"
Wednesday, February 4, 9:45 am
University Library, First Floor East

Dr. Stephen Cory
"Muslim Relations with Christians and Jews"
Wednesday, February 11, 1:30 pm
University Library, First Floor East

OhioLINK Film Discussions
Fridays, 9:45 a.m.
University Library, RT 325
*Reservations requested
Call 216-523-7182

"The Qur'an, the Bible, and the Torah," January 23
"Judaism," January 30
"Christianity," February 6
"The Role of the Prophet Muhammad," February 13

Another film will be the subject of an afternoon discussion:
"Memphis Dreams: Searching for the Promised Land"
Friday, February 6, 1:30 p.m., RT 325

The above film discussions are scheduled in conjunction with Dr. Regennia N. Williams' "African American History through Sacred Music" and "African American History Since 1877" classes.

Films can also be viewed online via the OhioLINK Digital Media Center (authentication required).

For more information about the exhibit, programs, or films contact Dr. Regennia Williams, History, at 216-523-7182

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2009-01-30 15:50:32. Reply to Barbara_Loomis. Categories: Library News.

Let us know why you love OhioLINK

Give us a quote or short vignette that illustrates the value of OhioLINK to you and your story could appear in the next issue of OhioLINK's annual report or online. Students, faculty, researchers, staff and librarians are encouraged to let us know their stories.

To enter your story, click here or e-mail your anecdotes and contact information to

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2009-01-30 15:11:32. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

The Library Will Be Closing at 3:00 p.m. on Wed., Jan. 28

The Library will be closing with the rest of Cleveland State University's Main Campus at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 28 due to the weather. Afternoon and evening classes that begin AT 3:00 P.M. OR LATER are cancelled. See the main CSU website for more details.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2009-01-28 14:28:14. Reply to Jeff_Beuck.

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Pardon the noise in the Reference area

The Library is currently in the process of replacing its Reference desk on the west end of the first floor of the Library. It may be noisy Wednesday, January 28th through Friday, January 30th. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2009-01-26 07:15:19. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

Friday, January 16th, 2009

Reduce your library fines with Elf!

Elf offers library customers a way to keep track of their borrowed items from multiple libraries in one place by email or browser. Receive email courtesy notices when items are due, overdue or ready for pick up. Text messaging for holds is also available.

  • email/RSS alerts: pre-overdue, overdue and holds
  • track your library card(s) or your family's library cards
  • selectable delivery date for reminders
  • text message hold alerts
  • real-time web access
  • one page summary

  • reduce overdues
  • reduce the 'oops, I forgot' factor
  • organize and plan your library trip and activities
  • take the worry out of borrowing
  • encourage reading and learning

To get started, complete the simple sign up form and register your library card number(s) at:

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2009-01-16 16:06:40. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

Electronic Book Center Gets Facelift

Which OhioLINK resource can instantly connect you with quick fact or subject overview, a poem, a piece of classic literature, a Bible passage, a scholarly text, tech tips and more? If you said the OhioLINK Electronic Book Center you get a gold star. Now the Electronic Book Center has been improved to help you find the information you need more quickly and easily.

The new EBC design offers:

  • One click searching for scholarly books only, American and English literature only, or all of OhioLINK's most popular e-book collections

  • Quick links to OhioLINK's most popular individual e-book collections, which provide advanced searching options, including American & English Literature, Oxford Reference Online, NetLibrary, Safari Books Online, and the Scholarly & Reference Collection

  • An updated look

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2009-01-08 09:14:51. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

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