库 & 集合

Oberlin students have access to superior library resources in four distinct facilities. The recipient of a prestigious award for excellence in academic libraries, the 欧柏林大学 Library has one of the largest and finest undergraduate collections in the nation.

students study in main library commons area.
The 学术共享 area of the 特雷尔主图书馆 is a busy study area especially during finals week.
Photo credit: Tanya Rosen-Jones ’97

The Mary Church 特雷尔主图书馆, housed in Seeley G. Mudd Center, remains busy with both academic and social activities. The structure and amenities of its 学术共享 encourages community and collaboration.

In addition, three specialized libraries are devoted to art, music, and science. All four libraries offer strong collections, extensive electronic access to databases and journals, 优秀的参考人员. 

Total holdings for the library system exceed 2.400万件. 此外, OhioLINK library and information consortium provides access to more than 48 million volumes from 89 institutions in Ohio.

The primary location for materials in the humanities and social sciences is the Mary Church 特雷尔主图书馆. Seeley G的一部分. Mudd中心 特雷尔主图书馆 is named in honor of the 1884 alumna, 民权活动家, 记者, and founding member of the NAACP.

The Terrell library also houses interdisciplinary and general interest works, archives and special collections, and the mathematics and computer science collections. Administrative offices and most library technical services are located here.

Discover the 特雷尔主图书馆

The 学术共享 on the main floor of Seeley G. Mudd Center is a hub for sharing research and information. It’s also the place to get computer support, 接入技术, 参考, 学习辅助. Its major features include 29 workstations (for individual or group study), 打印机, 扫描仪, 电子教室, and multimedia stations with video editing.

Adding to its appeal as a gathering spot is Azariah’s Cafe, 卖咖啡的, 糕点, 还有健康的零食.

探索学术共享

A visual feast for those who love art and the creative process, 图书馆有110多个,000本书, 展览目录, 装订的期刊, 以及大约250种期刊. The collection includes architecture, 绘画, 雕塑, 印刷品和图纸, 新媒体, 摄影, 还有装饰艺术. Materials on anthropology, archeology, and landscape architecture are also available here.

In-depth materialis are available on Western European, Chinese, Japanese, and American art.

The library is on the top floor of the Allen Memorial Art Museum and named for Clarence Ward, museum director and art department chair from 1917 to 1949.

探索艺术图书馆

The music library is among the oldest and largest in any academic setting, 超过345人,000件. 集合 include sound recordings, musical scores, books, and periodical titles. These cover Western art music from all historical periods, complete editions of the works of major composers, as well as growing collections in the areas of women musicians and American, 少数民族, 当代, 爵士乐, 民间, 流行音乐.

十大赌博靠谱网络平台图书馆 特殊的集合 feature a vast musical spectrum including rare 爵士乐 sound recordings and American music, 加上照片, 仪器, 和更多的.

Students can access recordings in different media formats at any one of 43 listening carrels.

Browse the conservatory library

我们宽敞的科学图书馆, 安置在科学中心, 致力于天文学, 生物化学, 生物学, 化学, 地质, 神经科学, 和物理, to support teaching and learning in those majors. Also well represented are related subjects in agriculture, 植物学, 医学, 技术, 科学教育, 动物学, 以及科学史.

The library has a printer, scanner, 15 iMacs, group study rooms, and 31 study carrels. The service desk combines circulation, 储备, and a help desk for 参考 and research assistance in one location.

Students and faculty have access to more than 110,000卷, 出版60种期刊, and thousands of online scientific journals.

探索科学图书馆

Almost everything you want to know about Oberlin, you can find in 大学档案馆. Department-based and student research projects often involve use of 大学档案馆.

Its rich collection of original historical materials offers insight and documentation of Oberlin’s involvement in many of the significant social, 宗教, 公民权利, and political movements of our time. Oberlin has been associated with such movements as antislavery, African Americans in higher education, 男女同校, 任务, 妇女选举权, 节制, 多样性, and ecology and the environment.

访问 the archives in person on the fourth floor of the main library, 或者仔细阅读它的藏品, holdings and finding guides online.

浏览书院档案

对图书馆的支援

The Friends of the 欧柏林大学 库 provide significant support for special acquisitions and programs that help the library fulfill its fundamental role in the academic life of the college.