Call for Nominations for the Featured UC Faculty ‘Life of the Mind’ Presenter

life of the mindThe vision of Life of the Mind is to celebrate University of Cincinnati faculty research, scholarship and creative output and to foster the free and open exchange of ideas and discourse. Started in spring 2011, Life of the Mind is an annual lecture series featuring interdisciplinary conversations with UC faculty around a one-word theme. Continue reading Call for Nominations for the Featured UC Faculty ‘Life of the Mind’ Presenter

UC Librarian Suzanne Reller Receives Digital Archives Specialist Certificate

Suzanne Reller, reference/collections librarian in the Archives and Rare Books Library, was among 32 archivists who earned the Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) certificate from the Society of American Archivists (SAA) after completing required coursework and passing a comprehensive examination in February.

SAA’s DAS certificate program was developed by experts in the field of digital archives and provides archivists with the information and tools needed to manage the demands of born-digital records. Continue reading UC Librarian Suzanne Reller Receives Digital Archives Specialist Certificate

Discovering Your Roots: Langsam Connect Event Feb. 25th

langsamconnectDiscovering Your Roots

Wednesday, February 25th

3 pm @ the Triceracopter, 4th floor Langsam Library.

Have you always wanted to trace your family history? Come learn how to use Ancestry.com, available through UC Libraries, and also enjoy interesting and in-depth dialogue about the link between African History and Black Culture.

Hosts:        Dr. Karen Cudjoe, Instructor of Africana Studies & Nick Wantsala, President of African Student Association

What:        Fun, Soul Food, and Library Finds

When:      Wednesday, February 25th, 3:00 p.m.

Where:    Langsam Library @ the Triceracopter

Who:         UC students

?s                Pamela.bach@uc.edu, (513) 556-1580

Libraries Closed during UC’s Winter Season Days

UC Libraries will be closed during UC’s Winter Season Days beginning December 25 through January 4. The libraries will reopen with regular hours on Monday, January 5.

The UCit@Langsam computer and study lab on the 5th floor of Langsam Library will also be closed.

The Langsam Library book drop will be available for books and videos only. (Please note – equipment must be returned in person when the library is open again on January 5).

For more on UC’s Winter Season Days, visit uc.edu/winterclosure.

November 19th is GIS Day

posterwebJoin UC Geography (and UC Libraries) in celebrating GIS Day – a worldwide salute to geospatial technology and its impact on our lives.

Tim Balzer, product manager of the Cincinnati-based start-up company Roadtrippers, will discuss the history, development and future direction of their successful web-based and multi-platform app Roadtrippers.

Wednesday, November 19
11:45-12:30pm
TUC 417A

Stop by TUC to meet and greet UC Libraries’ Amy Koshoffer and Holly Prochaska as they man the GIS Day booth during the speaker and talk to visitors about GIS. And visit the Geology-Mathematics-Physics Library during the day to see GIS posters from the Geography Department.

Happy Halloween from UC Libraries

The vampires, ghosts, goblins and otherwise scary creatures in UC Libraries wish you a safe and happy Halloween. May you receive more tricks than treats.

Students and Staff of The Desk @ Langsam modeling the Halloween spirit.
Students and Staff of The Desk @ Langsam modeling the Halloween spirit.
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Halloween mayhem in Langsam Library.

Table Tennis Anyone? This Friday.

web carousel image table tennis final-01Attending the Table Tennis Tournament on Friday in Langsam?

The tournament playoff will be held at the Rec Center, 1st floor, Court 1 at 4pm.  When they are down to the final round, at around 5 pm,  the final four will be playing at  Langsam Library, 4th floor, against the Library team led by the Dean and University Librarian Xuemao Wang.

It is important that anyone who will attends the Rec Center game bring their UC ID for admittance.

Come and cheer on your fellow Bearcats.