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Olivet Opens New Academic Year with Fall Convocation

On the evening of Monday, September 10, 2007, parents, and members of administration, faculty and governing board, together with hundreds of students convened at Olivet University for Fall Convocation 2007.

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Dedication Service Marks Renaming of Library

Olivet University celebrated the official renaming of University library to the Ralph D. Winter Library on September 10, 2007 with a dedication service held in the library facilities of the main campus building immediately after the Fall Convocation ceremony.

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Fall 2007 Convocation and Library Dedication Service

Olivet University's Fall 2007 Convocation will be held on Monday, September 10, in the University Chapel in downtown San Francisco, California.

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Olivet Leaders Convene, Collaborate at USCWM & WCIU

Meeting on campus at the U.S. Center for World Mission (USCWM) shared by William Carey International University (WCIU) in Pasadena, Calif., top leaders from Olivet University convened last week to discuss plans and cast vision.

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Reflections of returning students express anticipation, gratitude

Comments from Olivet's returning student community express excitement, anticipation, and gratitude to God for the start of the 2007 Spring semester.

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William Carey Library Completes Expansion Project

The William Carey Library -under renovation for almost four months for a major expansion-announced the completion of building efforts on November 13, 2006.

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Olivet Welcomes ABHE Site Visit Team

Olivet University welcomed five officials representing the Association of Biblical Higher Education (ABHE) September 14-16 for an on-site evaluation.

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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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A New Season for Library Development at Olivet University

It's May, and Olivet University is buzzing about library development. Key administrators believe Olivet's working plan for augmenting and distributing the library's current resources across academic programs and language groups heralds a season of change.

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Olivet Expands Media Library Resources

Recent developments in the Art & Design Library and Journalism Library at Olivet are stirring excitement within the University's faculty, staff and student communities. These libraries are cooperating to secure the addition of new titles to match the lineup of course offerings in the Olivet College of Art & Design (OCAD) and the Olivet College...

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Asian Library launched by large shipment of Korean-language books

On Oct. 22, a shipment of approximately 10,000 Korean-language books arrived at Olivet University. The shipment, which departed from Korea on July 30 and arrived at the Port of San Francisco, was made possible with help from Olivet University ministry partners.

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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

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Distance Users

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