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April is National Poetry Month!

Join us at Oxford College Library as we celebrate National Poetry Month! Select poetry books are on display for your reading pleasure. May we suggest Gregory Pardlo’s Digest, winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize? We have several activities planned for the week of April 4-8: Exquisite Corps Poetry: You’ll find the beginnings of a poem…

Breakfast of Champions Game Night!

Students interested in either board games and/or video gaming, hanging out at the library after hours, and having breakfast as a late night snack are invited to the Library’s inaugural Breakfast of Champions Game Night this Friday, February 26, from 6-11 p.m.  Students will snack on breakfast food from Panera Bread while playing an assortment of games including…

Write In!!!

Coming up this Thursday, December 3rd from 6pm-11pm, we will be having a Write In in the Library provided by the Writing Center Tutors! Come join your fellow classmates as we join together for Communal Writing Support in writing our final papers. There will also be a Zotero Support station, Research and Citation Help and…

Google Scholar Workshop/ Write In!

Coming up this Thursday, November 12th at 8pm, we will be having our Google Scholar Workshop. Google Scholar has grown in leaps and bounds over the last few years and have some new features that I think you will enjoy exploring. You will also learn about many ways to search for information, as well as…

Two More Library How-To Workshops Offered

We added two more how-to workshops for Fall 2015! These are short 15-20 minute sessions that feature a resource for students. Both workshops will be in Library Room 230. Monday, November  16, 2015 Biology Advanced Research Help 7:00 pm Wednesday, December 2, 2015 Zotero Basics 8:00 pm

Wednesday October 21, 2015. 3pm Lyceum Event

Oxford College Library is pleased to host Emory Professor Emeritus and author Dr. Ron Schuchard to speak in conjunction with the library’s current exhibit: Seamus Heaney: the Music of What Happens. The exhibit is derived from the original 2014 exhibition at Emory University’s Robert W. Woodruff Library.  Dr. Schuchard will speak October 21 at 3pm in…

Library How-To Workshops Prepare Students for Classwork

We are having several how-to workshops in the library! These are short 15-20 minute sessions that feature a resource for students. They will be on the following dates at 8pm in the library:  Oct 6 – Creating a WordPress Blog Whether you are using WordPress for class projects, or just want to find out more…

The Oxford College Library Welcomes Class of 2019

The Oxford College Library was full of activity during New Student Orientation.  The library hosted the Business & Information Tables on Friday, August 21st, the Technology Sessions on Sunday, August 23rd, and Registration Assistance on Wednesday, August 26th. In addition to being a location that supported Orientation activities, the Oxford Library invited all new students…

Muggles Beware, Solving the Mystery of a Death in The Library

The Oxford Library provided a bit of fun, and a surprise twist, for students with a Harry Potter themed end of the semester party. Students were expecting an evening of food and games with the slight possibility of a surprise or two. This illusion was quickly erased when the “murder” of a featured guest was…

Inspired Performance 2015

For the Oxford Library, April is a month full of celebration. This week and next, the library will exhibit a variety of materials around our 1st floor reading nook and commons area in celebration of our Inspired Performance exhibits. Inspired Performance is an annual event for the faculty and staff of Oxford College to display their latest…

National Library Week, April 12-18

This week is National Library Week!  National Library week began nearly 70 years ago as a way to promote the support and use of libraries. It is sponsored by the American Library Association, and this year’s theme is “Unlimited possibilities @ your library®.” Monday (4/13): Cupcakes at 3:30pm! Wednesday (4/15): Come make buttons with our button…

Valerie Boyd and Roger Fleming Author Presentations

The Oxford College Library will be hosting two authors, Valerie Boyd and Roger Fleming, this spring.  While we exhibit the work and legacy of Alice Walker in our exhibit space, we are delighted to have Valerie Boyd present on her work curating and editing Alice Walker’s journals for the 2017 publication of Gathering Blossoms Under…