• It’s Time for the 2019 Campus Campaign!
    by Christine OConnell on February 22, 2019 at 3:41 pm

    Submitted by Kathryn Beach: If you would like to join the fun of being a part of the Libraries’ Campaign efforts this year, now is your chance! Being a part of this committee requires minimal time, is fun and gives you an opportunity to meet and work with other library staff. Thompson Library Room 159 […]

  • Next OSUL Book Club meeting February 27
    by Larry Allen on February 21, 2019 at 11:32 pm

    Submitted by Randall McKenzie: The OSUL Book Club’s next selection is Becoming by Michelle Obama. For this book, our group will meet on the last Wednesday of the month. This will be a brown bag session, so please feel free to bring a lunch. If you would like to be included on calendar invitations for […]

  • Director’s Award for CCS and A&P staff performance excellence
    by Larry Allen on February 21, 2019 at 7:39 pm

    Submitted by Pat Schell: The Director’s Award is given annually and provides special recognition for those staff members who have continually demonstrated high quality work and dedication. The Director’s Award: Recognizes sustained and ongoing excellence and achievement in overall work performance; Rewards ongoing and valuable service to libraries and the OSU community; Provides special recognition […]

  • Wellness Wednesday/February 20, 2019
    by Larry Allen on February 20, 2019 at 11:14 pm

    February is Million Hearts Month Did you know heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States? Support heart health this February by attending one of many complimentary events available to all benefits-eligible faculty, staff and spouses. These include biometric health screenings, educational programs, fitness classes and more! […]

  • Improvements to “Discover” being released Thursday, February 21
    by Larry Allen on February 20, 2019 at 10:59 pm

    Submitted by Michelle Henley: Read about the improvements to Discover being unveiled during Libraries’ IT maintenance window:  https://library.osu.edu/blogs/it/discover-iterative-improvements-for-thursday-2-21/ […]

  • Reminder: Please log assessment data
    by Larry Allen on February 20, 2019 at 10:41 pm

    Submitted by Nick Wilkenson: As we approach the midpoint of the semester, please remember to log your public service, instructional, and gate count data for assessment. As a quick reminder: Public service transactions are logged in the LibAnswers platform Teaching, programs, workshops, orientations, tours, and the like are logged in LibInsight For-credit classes where you […]

  • Enterprise Project Tidbit: Glossary
    by Larry Allen on February 20, 2019 at 10:32 pm

    Submitted by Danny Dotson: “What in the world is that person talking about?” might be a question someone might ask in relation to the Enterprise Project or the Workday system. That’s why there’s a glossary available! You can see what the terms and acronyms people are throwing out mean. Check out the glossary: https://enterprise-project.osu.edu/resources/glossary […]

  • February 28: Garden Planning, Methods and Strategies for Success
    by Larry Allen on February 20, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Submitted by Tracey Overbey: Experts Tim McDermott, OSU Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator and Dr. Christopher Ratcliff, College of Engineering and Manager of the OSU Student Farm will equip us with the tools needed for the upcoming growing season. This free program is at the Thompson Library February 28 from noon – 1 p.m. in […]

  • Student Employment Reminder
    by Christine OConnell on February 20, 2019 at 5:01 pm

    Submitted by Randall McKenzie: February 26th is the last day students who graduated at the end of autumn semester can work. Student employees, including FWS students, can work additional hours during spring break. Students can work up to 38 hours during the week of March 10th through March 16th. April 27th is the last day […]

  • IMPORTANT: Urgent updates being made to website February 20
    by Larry Allen on February 19, 2019 at 10:10 pm

    Submitted on behalf of Russell Schelby: In order to address a critical flaw in one of our software packages, Libraries IT will be applying a patch outside of our normal maintenance window.  We expect that the OSUL website will be down less than one hour.  Other systems will be available, but not through the normal […]