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Fall 2020 Services

Millard Sheets Library Is Open

  • Physical access will be by appointment only; no drop-ins are allowed
  • Local patrons may request items that will be available for pick-up in the parking garage
  • If you cannot come to campus, please contact Library staff on how to access e-versions of items in our collections.

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Vote 2020

Special Library Hours

Election Day

In honor of Election Day, the Millard Sheets Library will be open for limited hours on Tuesday, November 3, 2020:

8:30 am - 5:00 pm PT

We encourage everyone (who is eligible) to vote. Please visit for information about making your voice heard.

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Online Access to Library

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Students, faculty and staff can access the library databases, ebooks, and streaming video via the library website

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Enough Is Enough

Featured Guide: Black Lives Matter

New guide created in June 2020 as a response to and resource for processing the nationwide George Floyd Protests.

Current Hours

We hope to expand these hours as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted and as staffing permits

Fall Semester 2020

Physical Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday  7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday  10:15 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday  CLOSED

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Upcoming Holiday Hours

Election Day

November 3rd, 2020
Tuesday  8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Hours are subject to change.
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Who was Millard Sheets anyway?

In 1954 Millard Sheets was appointed Director of Otis College. Under his leadership, the school's academic program was restructured so that BFA and MFA degrees were offered.

You may be familiar with his mosaic work on Los Angeles bank buildings.

Oral History of Millard Sheets from the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian

Library Exhibitions

The Millard Sheets Library regularly exhibits items from its Special Collections, especially from the Artists' Books Collection. Check the display case at the library entrance.

Recent exhibitions have included Chance Operations, Random Access and From Here to There.

Please direct questions to Cathy Chambers by phone (310) 665-6327 or email (

Learning Centers

Student Learning Center

The Student Learning Center (SLC) is a friendly space for students on the NW side of the Library where you can receive free support in writing, math, and study skills from peer tutors.

Teaching / Learning Center

The Teaching/Learning Center (TLC) is a faculty dedicated space where you can work as well as receive support in teaching best practices, instructional technologies, and training on Otis College systems such as O-Space, Zoom, and Webmail.

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