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Current Hours

Fall Semester 2017

August 28, 2017 - December 18, 2017

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


Labor Day
September 4th, 2017
Monday  CLOSED

Election Day
November 7th, 2017
Tuesday  8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Thanksgiving
November 22nd - November 26th, 2017
Wednesday - Friday  CLOSED
Saturday - Sunday  TBD

End of Term
December 17th - 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
December 18th - 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday  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

In 1954 Millard Sheets was appointed Director of Otis.
In 1954 Millard Sheets was appointed Director of Otis.

In 1954 Millard Sheets was appointed Director of Otis.

Under his leadership, the school's academic program was restructured so that BFA and MFA degrees were offered.

In 1954 Millard Sheets was appointed Director of Otis.

Under his leadership, the school's academic program was restructured so that BFA and MFA degrees were offered.

Library Exhibitions

http://www.otis.edu/sites/default/files/lib-exhib-case.jpgThe 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 (cathcham@otis.edu).

Library Catalog & Databases

 

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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 Libray where you can receive free support in writing, math, and study skills from peer tutors.

The Student Learning Center (SLC) seeks to provide Otis College's diverse student population with the support tools they need in order to grow as individuals, scholars, and artists. Support is offered by peer writing consultants and tutors to assist students in improving their academic performance.

The SLC has relocated to the Library. Stop by for a visit!

nt Learning Center (SLC) seeks to provide Otis College's diverse student population with the support tools they need in order to grow as individuals, scholars, and artists. Support is offered by peer writing consultants and tutors to assist students in improving their academic performance.

The SLC has relocated to the Library. Stop by for a visit!

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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You might think the most important resource of a library is the books. In fact, it's really the librarians. They can make your life much easier.

We're happy to assist. We don't mind questions. . .   Really.

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Library Staff

Sue Maberry
Sue Maberry, Director of Library and Learning Centers
1992 - present
(310) 665-6925
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Ryan Khoo
Ryan Khoo, Coordinator of Student Learning Center
2017 - present
(424) 207-3730
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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
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, Night Shift Manager
2013 - present
(310) 665-6939
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