Library Partners

Musselman Library supports "community" at Bluffton University through collaboration with a number of different campus organizations and services as "Library Partners".


Center for Career & Vocation
Location: Musselman Library, front entrance
Hours:   Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-4:00 pm; other hours by appointment
Contact:  Shari Ayers, director; 419-358-3030

The Center for Career and Vocation offers assistance in selecting a major, working on your resume, practicing interviewing skills, developing a job search strategy, preparing for graduate school exams, and more!  Visit the Center's website and check out their events calendar.

 

Learning Resource Center (LRC)
Location: College Hall, 3rd floor
Hours:   Monday-Thursday, 8:00 am – 10:00 pm; Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Contact:   Jacqui Slinger, director ; 419-358-3215

The Learning Resource Center provides academic and personal support in the form of study groups, tutoring, workshops, and individual consultations. Resources to increase your skills in time management, note taking, reading, mathematics, test taking, and stress management are available.  The LRC director also serves as the counselor for disability services. Visit the LRC's website.

 

The Lion & Lamb Peace Arts Center
Location: Riley Court
Hours:  Tuesday-Thursday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm; Friday 9:00 am –noon.
Contact:  Louise Matthews, director;   419-358-3207

Through art and literature, The Lion & Lamb Peace Arts Center promotes the study of peace and justice, cultural understanding, and nonviolent responses to conflict with an emphasis on these themes for children.   Resources at the Lion & Lamb can be searched through the Musselman Library catalog.  Visit the center's website.

 

The Teaching and Learning Center (TLC)
Contact:  Lamar Nisly, director

The Teaching and Learning Center is focused on enhancing student learning through supporting excellent teaching at Bluffton University. The TLC offers a variety of services, from individual conversations with faculty to workshops and presentations.  Musselman Library has a collection of TLC resources on the fourth floor.   Visit the TLC website.

 

Technology Center
Location: Centennial Hall, ground floor
Hours:  Monday – Thursday, 7:30 am – midnight; Friday, 7:30 am – 5:00 pm; Saturday, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm; Sunday, 2:00 pm – midnight
Contact:  Tech Center , 419-358-3459

The Technology Center provides computer-related technologies, technical expertise, and services for Bluffton students, staff, and faculty.  Technology staff provide quick and knowledgeable assistance for questions or difficulties with any of the services provided.  Visit the Tech Center website.

 

Writing Center
Location: Musselman Library, front entrance
Hours:   Monday- Thursday, 4:00 – 9:00 pm; Sunday, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Contact:  Writing Center, 419-358-3495; Cindy Bandish, director

The Writing Center offers assistance at any stage of the writing process, from understanding the assignment to looking at the revised draft.   The Center is staffed by peer tutors, Bluffton students majoring in education and English. Visit the Writing Center website.