Oberlin College and Conservatory

Mudd Center, Seeley G. (Terrell Main Library)

Photo by Kevin Reeves

The Seeley G. Mudd Center houses the Mary Church Terrell Main Library, the central library facility for Oberlin College and the primary location for materials in the humanities and social sciences.

Mudd Center or Mudd, as the building is often called, also houses the main library’s interdisciplinary and or general interest works, as well as the mathematics and computer science collections. In addition, administrative and most technical services staff for the entire library system are located in Mudd Center, as is the Robert S. Lemle ’75 and Roni Kohen-Lemle ’76 Academic Commons and the Writing Center, both on the main level.


148 West College Street, Oberlin, OH 44074



Upcoming Events

Pine, Bamboo, and Plum - The Painting Manuals from China and Japan

Painting manuals from the college’s East Asian Special Collections will be on view in the Academic Commons.

2/18 9am
Book Talk -  "Elusive Utopia: The Struggle for Racial Equality in Oberlin, Ohio"

Emeriti Professors of History Gary Kornblith and Carol Lasser will discuss their new work, "Elusive Utopia: The Struggle for Racial Equality in Oberlin,...

2/27 4:30pm
Info Table: CWRU Weatherhead School of Management Graduate Programs

Deborah Bibb, assistant dean of admissions at Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management, will be here to talk about the MSM in...

3/5 2pm
Hidden Histories: African American and Women’s Rights Scrapbooks

Ellen Gruber Garvey, a pioneer of print and archival studies, has published two award-winning monographs, Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from...

3/14 4:30pm

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