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The Millard Sheets Library Is Physically Closed ...

... but Library Staff Can Still Help You

Library staff are available by phone, email, and Zoom:
Monday - Friday from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm PST

  • Circulation: 310-665-6930,
  • Reference: 310-665-6925,
  • Refer to the Contact Us page for more options

How to Access Library Resources from Off-Campus

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

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

Current Hours

Summer Semester 2020

Virtual Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday  8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday   CLOSED

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Starting March 17th, 2020

Library is physically closed until further notice

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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 (

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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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Library Staff

Heather Cleary, Interim Director of the Library
2002 - present
(310) 665-6925
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Sue Maberry, Director of Library and Learning Centers, retired
1992 - 2019
(310) 665-6925
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Cathy Chambers, Catalog Librarian, Artists' Books Collection
1994 - present
(310) 665-6927
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Shelley Forbes, Circulation Manager, Research Specialist
1999 - present
(310) 665-6930
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Derek McMullen, Photographic Technician
2004 - present
(310) 665-6930
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Vickie Thomas, Media Specialist Coordinator
2013 - present
(310) 665-6930
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Luisana Rodriguez.
Luisana Rodriguez, Night Shift Circulation Clerk
2019 - present
(310) 665-6930
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TLC and SLC Staff

Jean-Marie Venturini, Director of the Learning Centers
2012 - present
(310) 846-2628
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Natalie Salvador, Instructional Designer/Technologist
2018 - present
(310) 846-2576
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Ryan Khoo, Coordinator, Student Learning Center
2017 - present
(424) 207-3730
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Joanne Chan, Assistant Coordinator and Lead Academic Coach, Student Learning Center
2018 - present
(310) 665-6930
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