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Current Hours

Fall Semester 2018

August 27, 2018 - December 15, 2018

Monday - Thursday  7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday  7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday  10:15 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday  12:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Holiday Closures

Labor Day

September 3rd, 2018
Monday  CLOSED

Election Day

November 6th, 2018
Tuesday  8:30 am - 5:00 pm


November 19th - November 25th, 2018
Monday  7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday    7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday - Saturday  CLOSED
Sunday  12:15 pm - 5:00 pm

End of Term

December 15th - December 17th, 2018

Saturday - Sunday  CLOSED
Monday 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

December 18th, 2018 –
January 2nd, 2019

The Library will be CLOSED

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 (

Library Catalog & Databases


Limit search to the Materials Collection

Or search the Databases

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, TLC, and SLC Staff

Sue Maberry
Sue Maberry, Director of Library and Learning Centers
1992 - present
(310) 665-6925
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Cathy Chambers
Cathy Chambers, Catalog Librarian, Artists' Books Collection
1994 - present
(310) 665-6927
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Heather Cleary
Heather Cleary, Digital Databases and Metadata Librarian
2002 - present
(310) 665-6926
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Jean-Marie Venturini
Jean-Marie Venturini, Instructional Designer and Assist. Dir.TLC
2012 - present
(310) 846-2628
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Sheldon Forbes
Sheldon Forbes, Circulation Manager, Research Specialist
1999 - present
(310) 665-6930
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Derek McMullen
Derek McMullen, Photographic Technician
2004 - present
(310) 665-6930
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Vickie Thomas
Vickie Thomas, Media Specialist Coordinator
2013 - present
(310) 665-6930
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Zaha Shtewi
Zaha Shtewi, Night Shift Circulation Clerk
2018 - present
(310) 665-6930
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Ryan Khoo, Coordinator of Student Learning Center
2017 - present
(424) 207-3730
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Joanne Chan
Joanne Chan, SLC Instructional Assistant
2018 - present
(310) 665-6930
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