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Octavofest 2010 celebrations continue--From Old to New: An Evening of Book and Art@CSU

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Celebrate the Book and Paper Arts at Octavofest 2010.
Octavofest celebrations continue at Cleveland State University

From Old to New: An Evening of Book and Art@CSU

Wednesday, October 27, 2010
"Reimagining the Book--The Revolution in 16th Century" Publishing"

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
In the Michael Schwartz Library, RT 401
Presentation by Amy Crist
Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Paper Conservation
Cleveland Museum of Art

Tour CSU's fabulous new Student Center
5:30 pm
with Sandra Emerick, Associate Dean of Students

Dinner -- On your own, at Bar Uno Restaurant in the Student Center or at a variety of eateries in the area

"Building an E-Book from the Ground Up"
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

in the CSU Student Center, room 313
Presentation by Barbara Strauss, Head Technical Services, Michael Schwartz Library
and Shawn Simmons, Art Books Cleveland

Exhibits

October 1 - October 31, 2010

"Early Eighteenth Century Books on French Bridge Engineering in the Wilbur J. & Sara Ruth Watson Bridge Book Collection"

In Special Collections (3rd floor), Michael Schwartz Library

"Ohio Constitutional History Preserved"
In the Atrium of the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

Paper and Poems: Installation by Cleveland poet and visual artist Jim Lang"
At the CSU Art Gallery

Click here for more information about Octavofest events at CSU.

For additional information about all Octavofest events and programs throughout the month of October, please visit Octavofest or call 216-687-2475.



Octavofest was created in 2009 by Art Books Cleveland, an organization established in 2008 and dedicated to advancing the appreciation of the book and paper arts throughout Northeast Ohio. Founding members: Art Books Cleveland, Cleveland Public Library, Cleveland State University Michael Schwartz Library, Morgan Conservatory.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2010-10-25 08:59:01. Reply to Barbara_Loomis. Categories: Library News.

Octavofest 2011 Events at the Michael Schwartz Library

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The Cleveland State University Michael Schwartz Library, Cleveland Public Library, and the Ohio Center for the Book, along with other founding partners Art Books Cleveland and the Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory and Educational Foundation, have teamed up to present the third annual Octavofest, a month-long series of events in October to call attention to the book and paper arts. Below are the events hosted by the Michael Schwartz Library:

  • You Can Map Anything
    Saturday October 1, 9am – Monday, October 31, 5pm
    Michael Schwartz Library, 1st floor
    Free and open to the public.

    An exhibit of books and atlases which illustrate how mapping techniques have been used to locate, explain, and depict the topography of our Earth, from its climate and natural resources, to the discovery voyages, man-made features, military campaigns, animal migrations, to views from outer space and much more.
  • Putting Cleveland on the Map: Publishers and Their Products Depicting Greater Cleveland
    Thursday, October 6th, 4pm – 5:30pm
    Michael Schwartz Library, Special Collections, RT 321
    Free and open to the public

    A talk by William (Bill) Barrow, Special Collections Librarian, Michael Schwartz Library. Lecture at the Michael Schwartz Library, Cleveland State University—Special Collections (RT 321) Barrow will talk about the history of map publishing in Cleveland, emphasizing the products -- the different types of maps and what they show -- but also discussing the publishers and their technologies. The first published map of Cleveland has a Currier & Ives connection, for example.

Other Octavofest highlights throughout the Cleveland area include:

  • A showing of the inspiring documentary film Proceed and Be Bold, about printmaker Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr.
  • WATCH ART demonstrations on making books sponsored by Art Books Cleveland
  • A book and paper fair sponsored by the Northern Ohio Bibliographic Society of Cleveland
  • A “Warhol Mania” display of books on the famous pop artist, Andy Warhol, sponsored by The Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Ongoing exhibits and lectures on at CPL, CMA, and other locations
  • Bookmaking classes and demonstrations throughout the month
  • Artists’ Show and Tell events in CPL’s Treasure Room
  • Forums and presentations on rare books and book collecting.

Additional Octavofest participants include The Cleveland Artists Foundation, The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA), The Cuyahoga County Public Library, John Carroll University, the Northeast Ohio Bibliographic Society, Oberlin College, Rocky River Public Library, the Rowfant Club, and more. Octavofest is funded in part by a generous grant from the George Gund Foundation.

For more information contact Barbara Florjancic (b.florjancic@csuohio.edu) 216-875-9734.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2011-10-03 15:55:15. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

Octavofest 2012 Events at the Michael Schwartz Library

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The Cleveland State University Michael Schwartz Library, Cleveland Public Library, and the Ohio Center for the Book, along with other founding partners Art Books Cleveland and the Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory and Educational Foundation, have teamed up to present the fourth annualOctavofest, a month-long series of events in October to call attention to the book and paper arts. Below are the events hosted by the Michael Schwartz Library:

  • Music in the Library: Books, Records, CDs, Scores, Photo Archive and more!
    October 1 - October 31
    Michael Schwartz Library, 1st floor
    See this display of selected books, CDs, records, music scores and photos from the Michael Schwartz Library.
  • Domesday
    October 1 - October 31
    Michael Schwartz Library, 3rd floor

    An exhibit containing Domesday books and maps depicting William the Conqueror's great survey of England of 1086. Available for viewing during regular library hours.

Be sure not to miss the following exhibitions in the new Art Gallery at Cleveland State University running through October 20th:

  • Jennie Jones: A Photographic Legacy for Cleveland State University
    South Gallery
    An exhibition of selected works by celebrated Cleveland photographer Jennie Jones.
  • Full-Time Studio Art Faculty Show
    North Gallery
    The first faculty group exhibition in 15 years featuring current full time art faculty.
  • Teaching Staff Exhibition
    Center Gallery
    Including works by past and present full and part-time teaching staff.

The Art Gallery at CSU is located at the Cowell and Hubbard Buidling at 1307 Euclid Avenue.

For information on Octavofest exhibits, programs, and workshops throughout Greater Cleveland, please visit Octavofest.org.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2012-10-01 15:10:57. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

Octavofest 2013 Events at the Michael Schwartz Library

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The Michael Schwartz Library at Cleveland State University, Cleveland Public Library, and the Ohio Center for the Book, along with other founding partners Art Books Cleveland and the Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory and Educational Foundation, have once again teamed up to present the 5th annual Octavofest, a month-long series of events in October to call attention to the book and paper arts.

Below are the events hosted by the Michael Schwartz Library:

Exhibits: September 30, 2013 - October 31, 2013

  • "Adventure on the Atlantic: One Man's Voyage"
    Memorabilia surrounding the story of the smallest boat ever to cross the Atlantic nonstop.
  • "SLAM: Chapbooks as Bursts of Poetry"
    This exhibit includes examples of chapbooks from the Michael Schwartz Library collection to celebrate bursts of creativity as both literary works and lovingly crafted paper and book art. Items date from the early 1960s through present day.

Lectures / Discussions / Workshops

  • "Urban Education in Poetry"
    September 30, 2013, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Michael Schwartz Library, Rhodes Tower, 1st Floor east
    An eclectic panel of speakers will discuss the evolution of poetry chapbooks, explore their significance to avant garde poets, and explain their continued importance as a means for talented, but not yet discovered, poets to make their works known.
  • "William X 2: A Poetry Reading"
    September 30, 2013, 6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
    Michael Schwartz Library, Rhodes Tower, 4th Floor
    The Collister Hutchison Poetry Room
    The national book award winning poet William Billiter will read from his newest collection of poetry along with William D. Waltz, the 2012 winner of the Cleveland State University Poetry Center's open book competition. They will also answer questions about getting your poems published in national journals and making your own journal and/or chapbook. Light refreshments and book signing.
  • "Subversive Sounds: Race and the Birth of Jazz in New Orleans"
    Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 pm
    Michael Schwartz Library (Rhodes Tower, 503)
    Registration required
    Dr. Charles Hersch, Chair and Professor, CSU's Political Science Department, will present a public lecture discussion on his book, Subversive Sounds: Race and the Birth of Jazz in New Orleans.
    If you register for the event by October 11, 2013, you will be entered into the drawing for a free copy of Dr. Hersch's book. Write to Dr. Regennia N. Williams at r.williams@csuohio.edu -- subject line "Subversive Sounds." Others are invited to read library copies, or purchase copies, and join the October and subsequent book discussions.
    The lecture and discussion are presented with the support of the Ohio Humanities Council, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
  • "Folding Book Art" Workshop
    Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Michael Schwartz Library, Rhodes Tower, 1st Floor east
    Bring your books to fold and transform into voluminous and intriguing shapes!

Find out more about Octavofest.


Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2013-09-23 08:22:13. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

Octavofest 2014 Events at Cleveland State University & The Michael Schwartz Library

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The Michael Schwartz Library at Cleveland State University, Cleveland Public Library, and the Ohio Center for the Book, along with other founding partners Art Books Cleveland and the Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory and Educational Foundation, have once again teamed up to present the 6th annual Octavofest, a month-long series of events in October to call attention to the book and paper arts.

Below are this year's events at Cleveland State University and the Michael Schwartz Library:


Octavofest display at the Library
  • Morgan Conservatory Special Exhibit at the Michael Schwartz Library for Octavofest
    September 27, 2014 - October 31, 2014
    The Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory and Educational Foundation will present three special displays in the Michael Schwartz Library during Octavofest. The displays will present hand papermaking, letterpress, and bookmaking through a collection of objects and ephemera relating to each discipline.
  • "Folding Book Art" Workshop
    October 9, 2014, noon - 1:30 p.m.
    Michael Schwartz Library, Rhodes Tower, 1st Floor east
    Celebrate Octavofest at the Cleveland State University Michael Schwartz Library by creating folded book art. Books destined for recycling can be transformed by folding their pages to create voluminous and intriguing shapes. A limited number of books will be available for folding and participants are welcome to bring books to fold.
  • WatchArt! with Art Books Cleveland Members at Cleveland State University
    October 14, 2014, 10:30 a.m. - 2: 00 p.m.
    Cleveland State University, 1st floor lobby of Main Classroom building, 2121 Euclid Avenue
    Come meet, talk with, and watch the book artists of Art Books Cleveland (ABC) work on book projects
  • LevyFest 2014
    October 24, 2014 - October 26,2014
    Cleveland State University Campus and several locations throughout the community including at local bookstores and art galleries
    LevyFest 2014 is a poetry festival and conference celebrating Cleveland poet, publisher, and artist d.a. levy (1942-1968) and his influence upon small press publishing, print and book arts, and the poetry communities of Cleveland, Ohio, and beyond.

Find out more about Octavofest.


Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2014-09-30 07:35:24. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

Octavofest event: Folding Book Art Workshop, October 22 at noon

examples of folding book art

Folding Book Art Workshop
October 22 at noon
Michael Schwartz Library
1st floor, east
Free and open to the general public


Celebrate Octavofest at the Library by creating folded book art. Books destined for recycling can be transformed by folding their pages to create voluminous and intriguing shapes. Examples can be seen in the Octavofest exhibit areas September 30 - October 31. A limited number of books will be available for folding and participants are welcome to bring books to fold. Call 216-875-9734 for details.

Octavofest: Celebrating the Book and Paper Arts
Join us in celebrating our region's active artist's community of book and paper innovators and our magnificent library and museum collections of fine and rare books. Join artists and book lovers to learn about our local rich resources and the exciting world of contemporary book and paper arts.


Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2013-10-17 10:51:27. Reply to Barbara_Loomis. Categories: Library News.

Octavofest event: Last Chance to WatchART!

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Art Books Cleveland and Octavofest present your last chance to WatchART!


Sunday, October 30, 2011
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Morgan Conservatory
1754 East 47th Street, Cleveland

Artists work on book and paper projects while you watch--and even try your hand at their techniques

Artists include:
Judith Angelo: remaker of books, re-cycler of images, minister of texts
Shannon Bokman: book binder, wood worker, caterpillar stitcher
Gene Epstein: folder and cutter, finder of surprises behind every cover
Laura Martin: papercutter and bookmaker, all about the text
Rachel Morris: calligrapher and image wonderworker
Ellen Strong: conservator/restorer, making old books like new
Anne Weissman: book alterer, making new books out of old ones
Wait! There's more! Watch the 2011 ABC abecedarium exhibition, currently on view at the Morgan

More Octavfest programs can be found at octavofest.org.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2011-10-27 10:25:01. Reply to Barbara_Loomis. Categories: Library News.

OCTAVOFEST: Celebrating the Art of the Book

The OCTAVO is a traditional book format that refers to the size for pages used in the printing of early books in which a large sheet of paper or parchment is folded three times to produce eight pages. Today octavo format books include many rare, valuable, and beautiful objects. The octavo, October, eight events...it's OCTAVOFEST, a celebration of the art of the book.

Click here for the calendar of events.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2009-09-22 16:27:43. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public Library Presents a Women's History Month Special Event

Paula McLain
Author, Paula McLain
Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public Library will present author Paula McLain on Saturday, March 5 at 2:00 p.m., in a Women's History Month special event. This free, multimedia program is open to the public, and will take place in the Louis Stokes Wing Auditorium, East Sixth and Superior. A question-and-answer session will follow Ms. McLain's talk and books will be available for signing, on sale courtesy of A Cultural Exchange.

McLain's second novel, the Paris Wife, has been published to rave reviews around the country. Hailed by Town and Country, Booklist, The Christian Science Monitor and January Magazine as one of the hottest books of the new year, The Paris Wife has been excerpted in Good Housekeeping and is an IndieBound Next Great Read selection for the month of March.

Kirkus Reviews called it "imaginative, elegantly written...evocative and moving--a pleasure to read," and Publishers Weekly said it is a "vivid addition to the complex-woman-behind-the-legendary-man genre."

Told in the voice of Ernest Hemingway's first wife, Hadley Richardson, the novel offers an intimate portrait of bohemian life in 1920s Paris. Featuring the literary stars of the era--F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, Sherwood Anderson, Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein, and Alice B. Toklas--The Paris Wife tells the story of a youthful marriage with all its joys and heartaches, its hopes and disappointments.

Paula McLain is the author of Like Family, a highly regarded memoir of life in foster care, two collections of poems, as well as A Ticket to Ride, her acclaimed first novel of growing up in the 1970s. She is the recipient of a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, holds an MFA from the University of Michigan, and has been a resident at both Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony.

She lives in Cleveland Heights with her children.

For more information, please visit cpl.org

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2011-03-03 14:55:41. Reply to Barbara_Loomis. Categories: Library News.

Ohio Democratic Presidential Debate Exhibit

Photo from the democratic debate in ClevelandCleveland State University was in the national spotlight on February 26, 2008, when it hosted the Ohio Democratic Presidential Debate between Senator Hillary Clinton and Senator Barack Obama. CSU's Library now has photos and memorabilia from this historic showdown on display on the first floor of the Library through the month of May.


Photos by William Rieter, the University's Senior Photographer.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2008-05-13 13:13:34. Reply to Barbara_Loomis. Categories: Library News.

OhioLINK Adds Thousands of Scholarly E-Books, Opens E-Book Center

Thousands of new scholarly e-books, published by Springer, are now available to students, faculty and staff at OhioLINK member institutions. These are recent (2005-2007), high-quality scientific, technological and medical books. Students can use these books to do research anytime, anywhere. Faculty can use the books for research or as course materials. Faculty can assign particular readings and link to relevant chapters or sections from course pages or Web sites. New Springer e-books will be added regularly. These recent additions bring the total number of e-books offered by OhioLINK to 25,000.

These new e-books are available as part of the new Electronic Book Center. Similar in concept to the Electronic Journal Center, the E-Book Center will allow you to find and utilize e-books from multiple publishers using one common interface. Currently, the E-Book Center contains 5,000 e-books from Oxford University Press and Springer. Additional e-books and e-book collections will be added, including the Electronic Reference Books collection. Links to OhioLINK’s other e-book collections are available from the E-Book Center’s home page.

Books in the E-Book Center will also be accessible from the OhioLINK Library Catalog. Records are being added for the new e-books.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2007-08-16 11:19:52. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

OhioLINK Alert

OhioLINK will be switching to a new book delivery vendor in early March.

This change may lead to minor delays in service as a new system is put in place. If you anticipate needing library materials at that time, OhioLINK recommends allowing for extra time to receive your requests.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2012-02-15 08:28:40. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

OhioLINK Central Catalog Unavailable Thursday, July 7th

The OhioLINK Central Catalog will be unavailable while planned maintenance is performed beginning at noon on Thursday, July 7. It is expected that the migration to a new server will be completed by the evening of the 7th. During this time you will not be able to search the central catalog or request items from OhioLINK.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2011-07-06 07:58:59. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

OhioLINK Central Catalog Will Be Offline July 1st from 7 to 9 p.m.

Due to a software upgrade, OhioLINK's Central Catalog will be unavailable from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, July 1st.

During this time you will not be able to search OhioLINK's catalog or make requests for OhioLINK books.

CSU Library's Scholar catalog will continue to be available during this time.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2010-07-01 09:07:21. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

OhioLINK Central Catalog Will Be Unavailable 6-8 Hours Thurs. Evening Aug. 24th

Due to a hardware upgrade, OhioLINK's Central Catalog will be unavailable for 6-8 hours on Thursday, Aug. 24th starting at 6pm.

During this time you will not be able to search OhioLINK's catalog or make requests for OhioLINK books.

CSU Library's Scholar catalog will continue to be available during this time.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-08-23 11:04:52. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

OhioLINK is Now Providing 10 Million Unique Titles

The OhioLINK Library Catalog now includes 10 million unique titles and a total of 45.5 million copies of books and other libraries materials. Ohio students, faculty, staff and others from participating libraries can request these items online and pick them up at any participating OhioLINK library in just two to three days.

To visualize how many items 45.5 million is, imagine a bookshelf that stretches from Columbus to Portland, Maine. That would be 878 miles of shelf space, just twenty miles short of the amount needed to accommodate all 45.5 million items.*

The 10,000,000th title is Mexican Modern: Masters of the 20th Century, essays by David Craven and Luis-Martin Lozano. It was added by The Ohio State University Libraries this month.

But don't forget, these 45.5 million physical library items are just the beginning of what OhioLINK and Ohio's academic libraries offer students, faculty and staff. We also have a robust virtual library of 7.5 million scholarly journal articles, 19,000 electronic books, 2,000 digital videos and more. These items are accessible online 24 hours a day, seven days a week at www.ohiolink.edu and our library's Web site.

*Using an average book width of 1.25 inches, 45.5 million books lined up side-by-side on a bookshelf would cover a distance of 898 miles. The distance from Columbus, Ohio to Portland, Maine is 878 miles according to MapQuest.com

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-11-02 11:17:01. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

OhioLINK Library Catalog Downtime, August 16

The OhioLINK Library Catalog will be unavailable on Thursday, August 16, beginning at approximately 11:00 a.m., while we upgrade the system. The upgrade is expected to take a minimum of eight hours to complete.

During this time you will not be able to search the catalog or place requests for OhioLINK books and library materials.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2007-08-16 11:09:01. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

OhioLink Library Catalog, EJC Will Be Unavailable for Maintenance

The OhioLINK Library Catalog will be unavailable while planned maintenance is performed beginning at 11 p.m. on Thursday, May 28, until approximately 1:00 a.m. on May 29. During this time you will not be able to search the catalog or request items. The Electronic Journal Center will also be unavailable for maintenance from 12:00 a.m. until approximately 1:00 a.m. on Friday, May 29. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2009-05-28 10:23:15. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

OhioLINK offers additional renewals

Students, faculty and staff at Cleveland State University and across Ohio can now keep the books they borrow from other OhioLINK libraries for up to 15 weeks, as long as another user has not requested the materials.

"Users statewide have been asking to keep OhioLINK books longer than six weeks," Tony Maniaci, chair of OhioLINK's Inter-Campus Services Committee, which sets OhioLINK borrowing policies, said. "But OhioLINK has to carefully balance the needs of researchers who wish to keep an item for an extended period of time with those who have short timeframes to meet a deadline or complete a class assignment. Recent improvements to the software used for online borrowing checks for holds before allowing a renewal. This new functionality allows us to extend the maximum borrowing period for items and better meet the needs of all OhioLINK users."

OhioLINK books may be checked out for three weeks and renewed up to four times, as long as another user has not placed a hold on the item, for a total maximum borrowing period of 15 weeks. Users can request and renew OhioLINK books and local library materials online via the library's Web site at www.ulib.csuohio.edu

**This does not apply to media materials. This type of material will continue to check out for 7 days with no renewals.

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OhioLINK Update

Following Tuesday's hardware upgrade at OhioLINK central, the following services are now fully restored:

  • Library Catalog
  • Electronic Journal Center redirect page (redirects to publisher sites)
  • Digital Media Center (all content is available)
  • OSearch databases
  • Electronic Theses and Dissertation Center
  • Quick Search @ OhioLINK
  • OhioLINK Web site
  • Electronic Books Center
  • EAD Finding Aid Creation Tool and Repository
  • Landsat7 Satellite Images

OhioLINK is still working on restoration of the Digital Resource Commons, and the Electronic Journal Center.

While content in the EJC remains unavailable, OhioLINK is working to provide access to the same content on each publisher's Web site. The publishers are being very supportive and are working hard to set up accounts for all OhioLINK members.

As of Feb. 10th, the links to the majority of the publisher sites listed here work for both on and off campus users.

All OhioLINK member schools should now have access to all Elsevier journals via their Science Direct platform. Those of you who had previous limited access on Science Direct may now be asked to make a choice when you arrive at their site between your former account and a new trial account that provides you with access to the complete list of OhioLINK titles.

OhioLINK will continue to update the EJC home page as they make more progress towards complete access on publisher Web sites.

Updates are posted on OhioLINK's What's New page.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2009-02-11 09:51:11. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

OhioLINK Update

OhioLINK reports that problems with remote authentication have been fixed. Off-campus users should be able to access OhioLINK databases with the proper login.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-09-13 08:53:44. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

OhioLINK Update Tuesday, Feb. 17th

From OhioLINK Central:

While content in the Electronic Journal Center remains unavailable, OhioLINK is working diligently to provide access to the same content on each publisher's Web site. Available publishers' sites are listed here and we continue to update this list as needed. Project Muse has been added to the list today and their content is now available. Links to the listed publisher sites work for both on and off campus users.

Over the weekend OhioLINK staff were able to restore EJC content from 2008-2009 for most publishers, except Elsevier, Springer and Blackwell. We continue to work to restore the remaining EJC content as quickly as possible, but do not have all the reload processes in place yet nor the experience to provide a useful time line for full EJC restoration. We hope to be able to share a schedule in the near future.

Since we have a growing body of available content, we restored the alphabetical title links on the EJC home page. These links show only those journals that are currently available, for other journals or issues please continue to visit the publishers' sites.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2009-02-17 09:11:03. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

OhioLINK warning message

Many users requesting materials through OhioLINK are currently getting an error message stating that "We recommend that you close this web page and do not continue to this website."

Here is the explanation from OhioLINK:

We installed a new SSL certificate on the Central Catalog and this is causing a problem with IE and Firefox browsers when hitting the Request This Item button. A screen comes up saying "There is a problem with this website's security certificate".
There's three options offered:

Click here to close this webpage
Continue to this website (not recommended)
More information

If the user clicks on "Continue to this website", they will get a pop-up window, where they need to click on "Yes" to continue. This will take them to the
appropriate authentication screen. The user will then click on their institution and will again get the pop-up window from IE or Firefox. Answer "yes" again and you will be taken to the screen where you enter your name and ID. The user will enter their name and ID (and PIN if called for), selects a pickup location and hit the Submit button. Again you will get the popup window. Answer "Yes" again and the request will be made.

We apologize for all these extra steps to get the request completed. We're working with III on fixing this and hope to have it resolved soon.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2010-10-22 16:58:13. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

OhioLINK's Electronic Book Center Unavailable Thurs. Nov. 27th

Due to scheduled maintenance at OhioLINK, ebooks provided through the Electronic Book Center will be temporarily unavailable on Thursday, November 27th.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2008-11-26 07:27:43. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

Ohio's Heritage Northeast is Temporarily Unavailable

Due to a hardware upgrade, searching for images on the Ohio's Heritage Northeast website is temporarily unavailable. We apologize for the inconvenience.

In the meantime you can still search for photos of northeast Ohio via the following websites:

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2011-01-06 16:05:44. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Cleveland Memory, Library News.

One Giant Leap ...

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July 20, 2009 marks the 40th anniversary of the first manned moon landing. Neil Armstrong was the first person to set foot on the moon, while many people watched the momentous event from home on their TV sets.

For more information on the Apollo mission, click here

The Library will have a display commemorating the moon landing on the first floor through September.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2009-07-22 12:28:02. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

One-Time Library Amnesty Program

Time to return those overdue books?

Do you have fines or overdue books?

The Michael Schwartz Library will have a one-time amnesty program from December 1-13, 2014. For any fine/billed book that is less than two years old, the Library will offer the following options:

  1. Fines - We will waive any fine, dollar for dollar. For example, if you pay $10, we will waive $10 in fines.
  2. CSU owned billed books - Bring the book back and we will waive half of the billing fee if the other half is paid.
  3. CSU owned billed books - If you have lost the book, we will accept $45 as payment for the book.
  4. OhioLINK billed books - Bring the book back and we will waive half of the billing fee if the other half is paid
  5. We cannot accept payment for billed OhioLINK books in lieu of returning them as they are not our books.

We encourage you to take advantage of this one-time offer as any fines/billed books that are not taken care of within two years may be referred to the Attorney General of Ohio's office.

If you have any questions please contact Zachary Lynn at (216)687-2480 or z.lynn@csuohio.edu.


Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2014-12-01 13:24:54. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

Open Access Day at OSU

A program to discuss open access publishing will be held from 10:30 to noon on October 21, 2009 in Room 165 at the newly-renovated Thompson Library. Topics will include the panelists' stake in open access, the role of open access within different organizations and disciplines, and the financial sustainability of open access. Participants will be:

- Opening Remarks, Jan Weisenberger, Senior VP, Office of Research
- Moderator, Tom Sanville, Executive Director of OhioLINK
- Panelist, David Huron, Professor Music and Editor, Empirical Musicology Review
- Panelist, Scot Danforth, Associate Professor of Teaching and Learning and Editor, Disability Studies Quarterly
- Panelist, Deborah Grzybowski, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
- Panelist, Donald Dean, Professor of Biochemistry
- Panelist, Jack Ochs, American Chemical Society
- Panelist, Daviess Menefee, Elsevier Publishing

Open access publishing is a movement that encourages making scholarly resources more freely available over the internet. The goal is to maximize the impact of research, particularly research that has been funded with public money. One of the most notable examples of open access is the National Institute of Health Public Access Policy, which requires that funded research be made publicly available after a 12 month embargo period.
The week of October 19 is Open Access Week, and this program is only one of many events that publishers, universities, and libraries all over the world are planning in order to highlight the movement. The Open Access Day program at OSU will be of interest to anyone involved in research and publishing throughout the university.
For more information, contact Anne Gilliland, anne.gilliland@osumc.edu, or visit http://library.med.ohio-state.edu/3803.cfm.

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Original and subversively funny - Friends of the Library book discussion

Image of bookjacketThursday, March 27, 2008
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
2121 Euclid Avenue
Rhodes Tower, room 503 (in the CSU Library)
Free and open to the community
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Richard Fox, Head of the Popular Library at Cleveland Public Library, is back by popular demand to lead a Friends of the Library book discussion on a briskly original and subversively funny novella, The Uncommon Reader, by popular British writer Alan Bennett.

When Queen Elizabeth II in pursuit of her runaway puppy stumbles upon a mobile library, she feels duty bound to borrow a book. Aided by Norman, a young man from the palace kitchen who frequents the library, Bennett describes the Queen's transformation as she discovers the liberating pleasures of the written word. With the dawn of her sensibility, mistaken for the onset of senility, plots are hatched by the prime minister and the queen's staff to dispatch Norman and discourage the queen's preoccupation with books. Ultimately, it is her own growing self-awareness that leads her away from reading toward writing, with astonishing results. Bennett has fun with the proper behavior and protocol at the palace, and the few instances of mild coarseness seem almost scandalous.

Refreshments will be served.
For more information, call 216-875-9734.

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