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Monday, December 01, 2014

24 HR Study Hours

Ritter Library will be open continually from Monday, December 1st through Friday, December 12th. NOTE: The lobby and main reference floor will be open after 2 AM, other floors will be open based on attendance and demand.

Therapy Dog Visits
Thursday Dec 4th 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Sunday Dec 7th 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tuesday Dec 9th 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Tuesday Dec 9th 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wednesday Dec 10th 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Free Chair Massages for Students
Wednesday, December 3rd, 6 pm – 8 pm
Tuesday, December 9th, 6 pm – 8 pm

Stressing about finals?
Information and guidance will be available in the library for the following topics:
   • Relaxation techniques
   • Sleep hygiene
   • Procrastination
   • Perfectionism

Wednesday, December 3rd: 5:00-7:00
Wednesday, December 10th: 3:00-5:00
Thursday, December 11th: 2:00-4:00
15-minute guided meditation sessions will also be available during the following times:
Wednesday, December 10th: 3:30 & 4:30
Thursday, December 11th: 2:30 & 3:30

Free Coffee Nightly, while supplies last

The Henkel Physicians: A Family's Life in Letters | October 27 – November 29

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Ritter Library  |  Lobby

Traveling exhibit starts October 27, 2014.  “The Henkel family settled in New Market, Virginia in 1790, where generations of fathers and sons practiced medicine. These Shenandoah Valley physicians ministered to their community, tended to their countrymen on the battlefield, and testified in the nation’s courts of law. And they wrote letters. The Henkel Physicians: A Family’s Life in Letters highlights correspondence between Henkel family members, explores the daily life of men in medicine, and reveals the challenges of the profession as well as the rewards and responsibilities. Part of the holdings of the National Library of Medicine, the Henkel Family Correspondence covers more than a century of life in the Shenandoah Valley.” Quoted from:

·         VISIT the special display of Civil War era medical artifacts generously on loan from the Dittrick Museum of Medical History, Case Western Reserve University,, starting October 27 through November 29.

New Seating - Bean Bags!

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

We're excited to let students know that you have a few more seating options at Ritter Library!  Three new bean bags, like the ones shown here are now available on the main floor.  Look for them, take them where you want to sit, and relax as you study!

Welcome to Baldwin Wallace University!

Friday, August 22, 2014

Welcome to Ritter Library and Baldwin Wallace University! We are glad you are here!

Regular Fall Hours:

August 25 - December 19
Sunday: 12:30pm - 12:00 midnight
Monday - Thursday:  8:30am - 12:00 midnight
Friday:  8:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday:  10:00am - 5:00pm

To see special holiday hours click here. Remember we are here to help. You can use the options on the right to schedule an appointment with a librarian, call, email, or even text for assistance!

Reserve a Study Room, Reference Appointments, Borrow a Popular Book, and Read a Magazine!

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Just a reminder that Ritter Library has study rooms that can be reserved for students and small groups.  Signs are posted on the reserved rooms in the early morning and your spot is secured.

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You can also schedule one-on-one assistance with a research librarian.  The assistance can be invaluable for the next essay, research project, or paper. It's easy and free!

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Remember, popular books and magazines are available in the lobby of Ritter Library as a cooperative agreement between Baldwin Wallace University and the Cuyahoga County Public Library Berea Branch.

Visit today!

Atomic Learning Now Available! Thousands of Technology Tutorials!

Friday, August 01, 2014

Baldwin Wallace Information Technology is dedicated to bringing technology training to all learners on campus through a partnership with Atomic Learning.  Now you can find instructional videos on the topics you want anytime you want to view them.

From instant answers on “how to” questions to step-by-step training workshops, Atomic Learning simplifies campus technology integration, training, and support in topics such as Excel 2010, Word 2010, Windows 7 and even instructional topics such as Using Blackboard, APA Research Paper Basics, Teaching Online and Avoiding Plagiarism. 

How do I find it?

Go to or click on Databases and find it under "A"

How do I log in?

Log in with your BW email address and password.

What will I find there?   

BW's subscription to Atomic Learning includes over 60,000 step-by-step tutorials available 24/7 from campus or home.  Atomic Learning creates flexible learning opportunities that make it easy for learners of all ages to embrace technology and develop critical skills for success at school, at work and in life.