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Libraries’ workshop highlights Barnett Hook Collection

Barnett A. Hook loved telling the story about how he discovered his talent for artistic needlework. Hook, a Civil War veteran and retired horse trainer, was working in a stable when he realized his talent for the craft. “…One day, just because I had nothing else better to do, I picked up a horse blanket … Continued

Libraries’ Center for International Collections to Feature African Writers

A new exhibit on Alden Library’s first floor highlights the talent and diversity of the newest generation of African writers. The exhibit, which includes contemporary award-winning authors as well as “writers to watch,” features work from Chimamanda Adichie, Chris Abani, Teju Cole, NoViolet Bulawayo, Yaa Gyasi, Dinaw Mengestu and Tendai Hunchu, said Araba Dawson-Andoh, curator … Continued

Ohio University Press Moves to Library’s First Floor

In just the past decade, Ohio University Press, the scholarly publishing arm of the University, has had five homes around Athens.   But its new location, on the first floor of Alden Library, could become a permanent home, said Gillian Berchowitz, Ohio University Press director and editor-in-chief. “The Library and the Press really have the … Continued