• Library News,  Web Resources

    Ohrstrom Library Web Services Makeover

    Ohrstrom Blog was spruced up over the summer and now Ohrstrom Library’s main website has followed suit.  The result is a seamless navigational experience for all of Ohrstrom Library’s web services. The top-level navigational menu provides key access points to some of the more frequent destinations. The navigational menu in the sidebar, now conveniently located on the right hand side of the window, connects users to all the online offerings from Ohrstrom Library.  This menu provides full access from any page, whether you are reading the most recent blog post, accessing databases, locating the latest research guide, or discovering School history through an Archives exhibit. Take time to browse and…

  • Library News,  Web Resources

    An Ohrstrom Library Welcome

    Welcome to students just beginning their St. Paul’s School experience, and welcome back to those of you with familiar faces.  The crisp excitement of the new school year is in the air, eagerly blowing across Lower School Pond and up the steps of Ohrstrom Library.  There will be much that is reassuringly familiar when you come into the Library, but you will also discover much that is refreshingly new. The first thing you may notice is that Ohrstrom Blog now has a new look – this clean and open design paves the way for the future  integration of the growing number of Library web services into one seamless navigational experience. …

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    Ohrstrom Library on Facebook: Your New BFF!

    Lisa Laughy – Library Web Sevices Ohrstrom Library has a page on Facebook and you are invited to become a fan! The Ohrstrom Library Facebook Page has been set up for a few months now and the number of fans is growing every day.  If you spend time on Facebook, becoming a fan of the Ohrstrom Library page is a great way to stay in touch with library-related news and information.  Links are added to new Ohrstrom Blog posts as soon as they become available.  New links added to Ohrstrom Library’s Delicious account are posted as well.  When you become a fan of Ohrstrom Library you will receive updated notices…

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    Ohrstrom Blog: What It Did on Its Summer Vacation

    Lisa Laughy – Library Web Services While SPS students were off on their own summer adventures the Ohrstrom Blog took advantage of the down-time to make some improvements.  The summer months were jam-packed and fun-filled for the blog and now it has a new look and offers some great new features to enhance the users’ experience. When school ended you may remember that the blog had the following look: Now the design is updated to coordinate with Ohrstrom Library’s other web resources including the new online catalog: You may already have noticed the new poll feature located in the sidebar on the left asking the question:  “How many books did…

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    Shhhh! I’m Reading Ohrstrom Blog!

    Lisa Laughy – Archives Assistant We received the warm news last week that our own dear Librarian Action Figure has a twin sister – Deluxe Librarian Action Figure!  You can tell them apart from the color of their outfits – LAF is dressed in a demure and utilitarian navy blue outfit, and Deluxe LAF in a more eye-catching red version of the same outfit.  Otherwise these sisters are identical so it is a very good thing they are color coded. Deluxe Librarian Action Figure has joined the cause and is now devoting her time to spreading the word about the interesting and helpful content now available on Ohrstrom Blog.  She…