Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017


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

June 22, 2017

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.

1. Access and Borrowing

Once your Library ID card expires upon graduation, present a valid government-issued photo ID and register at the circulation desk to borrow library items. Alumni/ae can check out up to five items for two weeks, and renew two times.

2. Document Delivery

For a fee, Olivet alumni/ae around the world can ask Document Delivery service to deliver chapters from a book, copies of journal articles from the Ralph D. Winter Library collections. Electronic format is available for many cases.

3. Reference Services

Reference and information staff can:

  • assist in using the online catalog and locating library materials.
  • make referrals to appropriate library collections and services at Olivet University or nearby areas where Alumni/ae are located at.
  • provide brief research assistance.

4. Online

  • Alumni/ae is eligible for off-campus access to limited online resources. In order to get the access, Alumni/ae can email to
  • Most databases and other resources are accessible from public terminals in the libraries.
  • Virtual reference service is available at library homepage.


Events / Calendar
  • Nov 23

    Thanksgiving Break (office closed)O come, let us sing unto the LORD: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation. Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with psalms. (Psalm 91:1-2, KJV)

  • Dec 08

    Last day of classesThe quarter itself will extend until the end of the exam period. Almost there! Keep up the good work.

  • Dec 11

    Final exam periodDo not forget to submit your course and faculty evaluations together with taking any exams or submitting final project work.