As JCM attendance at Olivet University's main campus continues to increase with each semester, Jubilee College staff has began to place an emphasis on building up the school's library.
Dedicated to equip tomorrow's pastors and ministers with greater knowledge to confront the challenges of the church today, Olivet University will place its effort in compiling greater resources for students and faculties. For the coming fall semester, the top priorities include pastoral resources and training materials.
Today, August 14, thirty cubicles were finally disassembled and removed from the 1,400 sq. ft. space of OU building, where the central library will be established. These cubicles will be replaced by around 44 bookshelves which are scheduled to arrive on the 30th of this month.
The College of IT has recently collected a series of online books and resources specifically geared towards software engineers and IT developments. These will prove to be valuable in the development and progression of our library. About a hundred have already been submitted.
Five thousand books were added to the William Carey Library last week as a new shipment of books in a recent load came in from Los Angeles. Books were chosen by Olivet faculty and are expected to enhance mainly the theology section of the library.
Olivet University's main campus facilities are now located at 250 4th Street in downtown San Francisco, formerly used as the site of the University of California Berkeley San Francisco Extension Campus.
Renovations for Olivet University's William Carey Library that began late last year are expected to be completed in time to greet new and returning students beginning classes for the 2005 spring semester.
On Friday, Nov. 12 Olivet University's E-library was dedicated as the William Carey Library in honor of the legendary English Protestant missionary William Carey, known as "the father of modern missions."