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Events
  • Patrons Circle Tour

    May 30| Special Event
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    Otis' Patrons Circle Tour of Downtown L.A.!

    Discover how the creative economy is transforming downtown Los Angeles.  Studios and galleries continue to move to the heart of our city and into areas that were off the beaten path just a year ago. Otis Patrons Circle members will enjoy an Otis-inspired tour of downtown L.A.'s vibrant scene.  

    Tour includes:
    Visit to Kent Twitchell's ('77 MFA) new studio, followed by a short ride to see a few of his downtown murals

    Inside peek of Cynthia Vincent's ('88 Fashion Design) fashion design studio

  • Design Week 2015

    Jun 21| Special Event
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    OTIS’ MFA GRAPHIC DESIGN PROGRAM HOSTS:

    I AM THE CITY

    Design Week
    June 21-27, 2015

     

    VISITING ARTISTS

    Field Experiments: Benjamin Harrison Bryant, New York and Paul Marcus Fuog, Melbourne and Karim Charlebois-Zariffa, Quebec/NYC www.field-experiments.com

  • Bolsky

    Jun 27| Exhibition
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    Image: Erin Watson, Sausage, 2014, Inkjet print, 20 x 30 inches


    The Nature of Personal Reality

    June 27 – September 1, 2015
    Opening Reception: Saturday, June 27, 4-6pm
     

  • Opening Reception

    Jun 27| Special Event
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    Image: Erin Watson, Sausage, 2014, Inkjet print, 20 x 30 inches


    The Nature of Personal Reality

    Opening Reception: Saturday, June 27, 4-6pm

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Guides, Help Sheets and Tutorials

The Role of the Library is to assist the Otis Community with all their reference needs. Below are recommended sites, but please don't hesitate to ask a real human Librarian if you wish.

Ben Maltz Gallery: Curricular Connections

Other L.A. Libraries

Recommended Websites by Department

Pathfinders
 

Guides for Otis Databases

Call Number Subject Guide
EBSCOhost (ArtSource and OmniFile)
Grammarly
LyndaCampus
Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Citation Help

Citing Sources
EasyBib
Citation Machine
KnightCite (Calvin College)
MLA LibGuide (Bowling Green State University)
Purdue OWL (MLA Style Guide)

English/Writing/Speaking/Grammar

A Forest of Rhetoric
Grammarly

Study Guides

Introduction to Creative Thinking
Time Management
Learning Styles
How People Learn

Art History

Smarthistory

Be a Smarter Web Searcher

Using Search Engines (tips and tricks)
Search Engine Showdown
Search Tools Chart
Searching the Invisible Web

Web 2.0

I Didn't Know You Could Do That with Free Web Tools
Mindmomo Mindmapping Software
Intro to Web 2.0 Applications
Sue's Web 2.0 del.icio.us Links
Sue's Completely Idiosyncratic History of the Web

Copyright and Fair Use

Usage Guide for Online Resources

See also the tutorials under the Info Lit link.