June 30, 2010

OhioLINK Catalog Maintenance

The OhioLINK Library Catalog will be down for maintenance on Thursday, July 1st, from 7:00 p.m. to approximately 9:00 p.m.  This should not affect the AU Library Catalog except that it will not be possible to renew OhioLINK materials during the maintenance time.  OhioLINK apologizes for needing to do the maintenance during evening hours.

June 4, 2010

Library Spotlight: C.G. Jung's Red Book

Ashland University Library has recently acquired a facsimile edition of the "Red Book" by C.G. Jung, who contributed to the Psycho-Analytic movement an exploration of symbols and the collective unconscious.  The 205-page original was carefully hand-lettered by Jung in the style of an illuminated medieval manuscript, including lavish illustrations by the author.  The facsimile is accompanied by an annotated English translation of the German and Latin original.

This summer the Library of Congress will exhibit the original work, with a public symposium on June 19th.

June 3, 2010

Library Spotlight: Ohio Resource Center

The Ohio Resource Center for Mathematics, Science, and Reading spotlight topic is investigating The Science of Oil Spills.

"Current events present us with unique learning opportunities. The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico gives us a chance to connect what budding scientists are learning in the classroom to the world. We've pulled together a set of materials that can be used to examine the oil spill through a variety of lenses. - ORC*ON, The Ohio Resource Center

E-publications are presented by grade level, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12, and detail a variety of resources including podcasts, lessons, and activities covering the oil spill, it's environmental impact, clean up, and response.

*Originally published on IRC News Blog.