Featured: The Teacher Curriculum Center
When asked who the Oviatt Library’s long-standing and newly remodeled Teacher Curriculum Center (TCC) is meant to serve, Librarian Mara Houdyshell reads from the back of a brightly colored brochure, “Who should use the TCC? Anyone taking courses in Education, Kinesiology, Liberal Studies, Child Development, Children’s Literature, and people looking for fun!”
What's Up: Revolution of Knowledge Symposium
In the wake of a digital revolution that has radically transformed the creation, distribution, and consumption of knowledge, the Oviatt Library and Academic Affairs will present a daylong symposium that will examine the unique challenges and exciting opportunities that currently exist for universities and libraries.
Oviatt Spotlight: NIH/NLM Grant
Congratulations to librarians Lynn Lampert, Marcia Henry and Anna Fidgeon for securing grant funding from the National Institute of Health and National Library of Medicine for a project that will increase campus-wide understanding of both gender research differences and women’s health and wellness.
Thanks and Recognition: Bob Gohstand and Maureen Kelly
The newly named and soon to be remodeled Robert Gohstand and Maureen Kelly Reading Room will offer a quiet, comfortable oasis for avid readers; it will also serve as a dynamic and enduring reminder of the many gifts bestowed on the Oviatt Library by two of its most passionate supporters and most cherished friends.
We Would Like you to Meet: Lizette Campos
For many young people today, the doorway to success often appears padlocked. For San Fernando Valley native, CSUN alumna and Library employee Lizette Campos, however, a passion for education, unyielding determination, and a winning smile proved to be the perfect combination.
Message from the Dean: Everything Oviatt
One of the things that I love most about being a librarian and library administrator at Cal State Northridge is the knowledge that every day will bring something new and exciting into my life. This issue of the Oviatt Library E-Newsletter exemplifies that feeling of sheer exhilaration when I think about the wide variety of initiatives that the Library is involved with this year.