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Extended Library Hours for Finals

The Ralph D. Winter Library will be open more hours leading up to and during final weeks to provide students with access to library resources and study space.

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Hundreds of Quality Art Books Added to Ralph D. Winter Library

Five hundred quality art books have been added to Olivet University's Ralph D. Winter library in Riverside Campus. The books were a collection of a retired art college professor.

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Open Access Resource List for Research Published on Library Website

Open Access Resource List for Research Published on Library Website

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New Trial Database: World Religion Database

The World Religion Database (WRD) contains detailed statistics on religious affiliation for every country of the world.

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Library Research Instruction for Classes to be Launched

Library research instruction sessions for classes can be scheduled from the spring quarter.

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Final Exam Week: Special Library Hours

Beginning March 12 - March 17, 2018 the Library has expanded hours and will be open as follows:

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4 Ways For Olivet Alumni to Use Ralph D. Winter Library

The Ralph D. Winter Library is pleased to provide lifetime borrowing privileges to Olivet Alumni as well as other services, and encourages Olivet University Alumni to make use of the library during their visits to campus or wherever they are.

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Ralph D. Winter Library Made Worldwide Resources Within Reach for Olivet Students

Olivet University Ralph D. Winter Library at the main campus has completed an upgrade in its worldwide collection in order to serve the rapidly expanding student body across the State and around the world.

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John Gresham Machen, Christianity & Liberalism, Eerdmans, 2009. 176pp.

Named one of the top 100 books of the Millennium by World Magazine, as the cover text indicates, testifies to the great influence this book has made on many people in the past century.

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Ralph D. Winter E-Library Project Update

The Ralph D Winter E-Library development is receiving added consideration thanks to the university community's feedback.

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William Carey Library Orientation Held

On September 7, William Carey Library Orientation was held at Olivet University main campus, led by the university librarian, Mrs. Ma, who was hired Nov., 2005 and has been brought us the great help and advice.

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Gift Supports Establishment of The William L. Wagner Mission Library

Dr. William L. Wagner has made a generous gift to Olivet University's library from his personal collection of theological books. The donation adds nearly 2,000 titles to the University's current holdings, and will support the library in critical areas of the school's mission, especially in the areas of bible and theology.

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Asian Library Initiative Launched

Aspiring to support Asia-related Christian studies and make Olivet into a leading center of these studies internationally, the University has announced the launch of the Asian Library Initiative, beginning in mid-June.

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IT, R&D Meet E-Library

An academic library is not an end in itself: it supports the mission of the institution. Olivet library and information technology personnel have partnered to ensure that the school's library will develop

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Library Hours

Monday 8:00 am – 9:00 pm PST
Tuesday 8:00 am – 9:00 pm PST
Wednesday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm PST
Thursday 8:00 am – 9:00 pm PST
Friday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm PST
Saturday 8:30 am – 6:00 pm PST
Sunday Closed

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About RDWL

Olivet University's Ralph D. Winter Library (RDWL) has evolved from a private collection of 5,000 books ...

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Circulation Services

Once a Library patron selects desired materials, he or she proceeds to check out these selections by submitting ...

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Distance Users

The library has a rich collection of online information resources to support your academic research including ...

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