Posts Tagged: events

Oxford College Library Fall 2022 Lyceum Event

Join Oxford College Library for a discussion of challenges and changes to research in institutional archives on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at 6:30-7:30pm in the Oxford Chapel.  John Bence, Assistant Director & University Archivist, and Gabrielle Dudley, Head of Research Services at the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library will discuss current efforts to…

Oxford College Spring Mini Workshops

The library will be hosting a series of workshops this semester! The first two will focus on Zotero, a free citation management tool, that can make your research more efficient. The third workshop is all about how to synthesize sources in your research projects. This workshop will help take your research papers to the next…

Dr. Kimberly Wallace-Sanders Featured at Special Exhibit Event

What can historical photographs tell us about the lives of African-Americans serving as nannies to white families?  What clues in these portraits can be found by examining the lighting, period dress, body language, and facial expressions of the subjects? Dr. Kimberly Wallace-Sanders, Emory University’s Associate Professor of American Studies and African American Studies, addressed these…

Students Devote Time to Play at Game Night!

Over 100 students stopped by the library for a night of gaming fun and tacos on October 4th. Game Night, a semesterly tradition at the Oxford College Library, modeled its theme this fall after orientation and reminded students to Devote Time to Play. And play we did! Over the course of the evening, students competed…

Ready to Devote Time to Play? Game Night is this Friday!

It’s Time for Play! This Friday October 4th from 8pm – 12am, the library will be hosting our fall semester game night! Come join us for music, free game fuel and fun as we play the night away! Game Central Station will host video and VR games, including a surprise tournament. The International Student Association…

First-Year Students Hitch a Ride at the Library’s LibCon Event

The Oxford College Library’s second whirlwind LibCon event upgraded its new student orientation to an all-inclusive first-class experience.  On Saturday August 24th, eight fast-paced ports of call greeted 500 new students in the Oxford College Library with a comprehensive orientation to “All Things Library”.   Oxford’s Library Leaders, WoWs, and iMentors worked as tour guides…

Faculty and Staff Champion Scholarship and Creativity with 15th Annual Celebration

I suppose you could say “a meeting of the minds” describes Friday’s Celebration of Scholarship & Creative Expression at Oxford College.  This 15th annual celebration was held Friday, April 12th in the Oxford College Library recognizing the scholarly and creative endeavors during the past year of Oxford College faculty, emeritus faculty and staff. Approximately 80 exhibit…

Dust Off Your Boom Box – It’s Game Night, 80s Style!

  Dust off your Boom Box. Tease up your Hair.  It’s Totally 80’s Game Night.  Be there or be Square! That’s right! It’s 80’s Game Night in the Library on Friday, April 19th from 8 pm until the glow sticks fade at midnight.  Games, Food, Fun, Music and Fellowship all in 80’s Style! Gals stun us…

Libraries = Strong Communities: Celebrating National Library Week

Eureka!  We’ve solved the equation!   Libraries = Strong Communities! AND, we’d like to get that word out during National Library Week, April 7 – 13! How did we arrive at that solution? Because access equals opportunity! Because libraries inspire understanding and community healing! Because a little know-how can make your smart phone smarter! Because it…

Upcoming Exhibit to Celebrate Scholarship & Creativity

Couture to Tech bookends the 15th Annual Celebration of Scholarship and Creative Expression (CSCE).  With a weighty artistic array of pedagogical displays, this library exhibit (formerly known as Inspired Performance) is an opportunity for the Oxford community to share and celebrate the scientific, technological, educational, and artistic passion of Oxford College faculty and staff. The…

Fun and Games in the Library!

Recently, the Oxford College Library held its first of two game nights for the semester. The event, which involved a Werewolf tournament, video game arcade, tons of board games, and even virtual reality escape rooms, was a huge success! Students enjoyed a wide array of gourmet pizza from Mellow Mushroom, snacks, sodas, and more. Several…

Game Night at Oxford College Library

Once a semester, the Oxford College Library opens after hours on a Friday night to put on a Game Night for Oxford College students. Library staff work together with a team of dedicated student employees to create and put on a huge event for the community. This semester, the Library had the following in store for the…