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November is National Novel Writing Month

Bridget Barnsley is a first year student from Connecticut, with plans to be a Creative Writing major.  Bridget works at the library and is on the Oxford College golf team. She has been an active participant for four years in National Novel Writing Month, even using her experiences with NaNoWriMo to help with her college…

Library Exhibits and Classroom Collaborations

Oxford College Library exhibit of The Beat Generation & the Counterculture: 1940-1975 Whispers and tentative questions on the provenance of Jack Kerouac’s paint box gave way to critical reflection on the themes and values of the Beat Generation after a recent class visit to Oxford College Library to view an exhibit of The Beat Generation…

LibCon @ the Oxford College Library

From “Talking Trash” to the buzz of pop culture in the Reading Nook, the Oxford College Library hosted its first LibCon complete with all the WoW factors and more to orient Oxford’s newest class to all things Library!  LibCon, named after DragonCon, had its own “parade.” Oxford’s WoWs and Library Leaders led a “parade” of…

New Film Screening Series

The Oxford College Library debuted a new film screening series last Thursday, September 7. The library is collaborating with the Oxford Film Club, under the advisement of film studies professor Dr. Dave Resha, to screen a film each month in the library. This month’s selection was the Academy Award-nominated documentary I Am Not Your Negro, which…

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…

Honors Symposium 2017

On Monday, April 24th, the Oxford Library hosted the 2017 Honors Symposium. 39 students gathered for the third annual symposium to exhibit the results of their semester-long projects. Each student also received individual recognition for their research. Students engaged with a diversity of visual presentation mediums, including Powerpoint presentations, paintings, archaeological field demonstrations, graphic novellas,…

Brain Spa

As the semester comes to an end there is one universal feeling felt on campus, stress! Papers are due, projects are being presented and exams are looming in the near future. If you feel like you might start pulling your hair out or screaming, the library is here to help you relax. On Tuesday, April…

National Library Week 2017

Join the library each day between April 10th and April 14th to participate in our festivities for National Library Week 2017. National Library Week was created to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and library workers and to promote library use and support. We want to use this time to show our support of…

Game Night

The spring semester is drawing to a close, and as finals are coming up and studying becomes more intense, what better way to take a break from all the studying mayhem than to enjoy an evening filled with entertainment and fun at Game Night in the library on Friday, April 14 from 7 pm to 11…

Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Oxford College Library is partnering with ReVision to present our second annual Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon! WHY: Wikipedia’s gender trouble is well-documented. That’s why we will participate in an international effort to close the gap on Wikipedia articles on  underrepresented (i.e. women, LGBTQ, and non-white) artists. WHEN: Thursday, March 16 6-8 pm in room 230 for…

Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month started in a school district in California in 1978, as a celebration of women’s accomplishments and contributions to the world around us. This private celebration initially lasted only a week, and in February of 1980 President Jimmy Carter proclaimed the week of March 8 to be National Women’s History Week. The following…

Mandala Sand Painting, February 20th-24th

The Pierce Program in Religion is hosting seven monk artists the week of February 20-24.  The monks, who are from the Drepung Loseling Monastery, will construct a sand mandala painting as part of the Mystical Arts of Tibet tour to promote the monastery and the artistic activities of Tibet. The opening ceremony will be Monday, February 20…