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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!
    • No appointment necessary
    • 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-Summer 2021
  • 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
    • Important! Use the links provided on the Catalog and Databases page because they provide off campus access
    • Or follow links after logging into MyOtis
    • You may be prompted to re-enter your Otis College credentials into the Otis Login Page or the proxyserver
  • Virtual workshops for information literacy, artists' books, and other topics

MORE INFORMATION about changes in Library policies are services


These services are now 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

Spring 2024 Hours

January 16th to May 7th, 2024

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

Summer Interim

May 8th - 12th, 2024

Wednesday - Thursday

8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday

8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Saturday - Sunday CLOSED
May 13th - 19th, 2024

Monday - Friday

10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday CLOSED

All times posted are for Pacific Time (PT). Hours are subject to change.

Closed all major holidays


More hours information

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