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We’ve added a new feature to our website to sign up to receive email notifications about upcoming exhibits, events, and workshops at the BICLM.  Scroll down to the bottom of the home page and enter your email under “Sign Up for Mailing List.” You’ll receive a confirmation email shortly. It’s that simple, so sign up now!

Reading Room Closed Sundays

Please note our reading room will be closed Sundays from May 10 – August 23, 2015 for the summer and will reopen on August 30, 2015 for the Autumn semester. The museum galleries will remain open on Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00-5:00 pm. The final day for the current exhibitions is July 5, 2015. The galleries will be closed […]


Maureen Donovan and OSUL’s Manga Collection History

Recently, we sat down with the indomitable Professor Maureen Donovan, Ohio State University Libraries’ own Japanese Studies Librarian and manga extraordinaire. Maureen was one of the very first librarians to focus on collecting manga in the United States, and in her time here has created an unparalleled manga collection of over 20,000 items – held at [Read More...]

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