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Accessing Library Resources from Off Campus

Remote access guide to Library services available during online instruction.

What Library Services Are Currently Available?

  • The Millard Sheets Library is open by appointment only
    • Students: Use 25Live to schedule 1-hour slots. Directions
    • Faculty/Staff: Contact Circulation Staff
    • Return items to the Book Bin (now located on the first floor of the parking garage)
    • Contact Circulation Staff for other options
    • No overdue fines will be assessed for Fall 2020
  • Library staff are available by phone, email, and Zoom:
    • Circulation: 310-665-6930, sforbes@otis.edu
    • Reference: 310-665-6925, hcleary@otis.edu
    • Refer to the Contact Us page for more options
  • Students, faculty, and staff can access the library databases, ebooks, and streaming video via the library home page
  • Virtual workshops for information literacy, artists' books, and other topics

MORE INFORMATION about changes in Library policies are services


These services are not available:

  • Putting books and DVDs on reserve
  • Tours of the Library
  • In-person workshops, whether led by Librarians or Faculty

Using the Library Website

The Millard Sheets Library has a myriad of online resources for students, faculty, and staff.

  • Catalog & Research Databases - The Library offers a wide variety of databases to cover many different academic needs. You can find ebooks, articles, videos, and more.
  • Information Literacy - Visit our robust guide to finding, evaluating, and using information. Get help with citations and annotations.
  • Research Guides - Subject- and course-specific guides to help you with your assignments

Having trouble navigating these resources or not finding what you need? Please contact us. Really. We are here to help you.

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  12:15 pm - 5:00 pm NEW

Contact Us


Upcoming Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving

November 25th - 29th, 2020
Wednesday  8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday to Sunday CLOSED


Hours are subject to change.
More hours information

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