Libraries History – OHIO University Libraries

Vern Alden Celebrates 95th Birthday [Video]

On April 7, Vernon Alden, the 15th president of Ohio University (1962-69), celebrates his 95th birthday. To honor the man for whom Alden Library is named, Ohio University Libraries created this video to help share Alden’s incredible story.


200Publication_buttonBicentennial Publication

“200 Years of Shared History: The Bicentennial of Ohio University Libraries” traces the Libraries’ history from the Academy building to today’s Alden Library with over three million volumes, electronic resources and world-renowned special collections.


200video_buttonBicentennial Video

A video, which complements the bicentennial publication “200 Years of Shared History: The Bicentennial of Ohio University Libraries,” illustrates the changes of OHIO’s Libraries through historical images.