Jenell Walton of Channel 9’s “The List” recently visited the Robert A. Deshon and Karl J. Schlachter Library for Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) and met with librarian Jennifer Krivickas to talk about the library’s snow globe collection. The snow globes will appear on “The List” sometime in July. For those who want to know more about the snow globes before the show airs, below is more information about the fun collection.
Continue reading Snow Globes in the DAAP Library
Librarians are used to getting any kind of questions and requests at the InfoCommons. However we were pleasantly surprised when one day student Ashley Kraus approached us with a question about UC Libraries. She wanted to get all kinds of facts and numbers about libraries. Ashley explained that she needed to do a visual project for a class assignment. We were delighted that with any topic in the world to choose from, Ashley chose to demonstrate the value of libraries. Following is more about her work. Continue reading Student Project Shows Value of Libraries
Katie Gottlieb, former design student in the College of Design, Architecture, Art, & Planning (DAAP) and one-time library student worker, was selected by Boutique Design magazine as one of their 2013 Boutique 18, its yearly roster of noteworthy, on-the-rise designers of hospitality interiors.
You can read about Katie, and the other 17 designers, in the magazine available online.
During the week of April 14-20 the University of Cincinnati Libraries will join other libraries on campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week. The University of Cincinnati Libraries will celebrate National Library Week by offering our users an opportunity to demonstrate their research skills and win prizes by taking a research skills contest.
Continue reading Coming Soon! Celebrate National Library Week: Test Your Research Skills and Win Prizes
Once again, the University of Cincinnati Libraries will celebrate the International Edible Books Festival with an event scheduled for Monday, April 1 from 12:30-1:30pm on the 5th floor lobby of Langsam Library.
At the event, nearly 20 participants will present their edible creations that represent a book in some form.
Continue reading Hungry?! Bite into an Edible Book with UC Libraries
Hot off the press!
The Vol. 12, No 1. issue of Source, the UC Libraries newsletter for faculty, students, staff, and Friends, has published and is being distributed throughout the libraries and campus.
It can also be read online.
Continue reading Read SOURCE for Library News and Information
Create an Edible Book for the International Edible Books Festival, Monday, April 1, at 12:30pm in the 5th floor lobby of Langsam Library.
For the 11th year, the University of Cincinnati Libraries will celebrate the International Edible Books Festival with an event scheduled for Monday, April 1, 2013, from 12:30-1:30pm in the 5th floor lobby of Langsam Library. Continue reading Books Good Enough to Eat
On Tuesday, April 9, 2013, the University of Cincinnati Libraries will once again recognize the publishing and creative accomplishments of UC’s faculty at the annual “Authors, Editors & Composers” event. Scheduled for 3:30pm in the Russell C. Myers Alumni Center at UC, “Authors, Editors & Composers” will include a reception, presentation of selected works, a printed bibliography, and an exhibit. Continue reading UC Faculty & Library Staff: Submit Your 2012 Published Works to Authors, Editors & Composers
By: Suzanne Maggard
Some of our regular blog followers may have noticed that both the Archives and Rare Books Library and the Winkler Center are active contributors to the OhioLINK Finding Aid Repository. This repository was designed to help researchers find special collections, manuscripts, and archival material throughout the state of Ohio. A total of 60 institutions are currently participating and the repository now holds more than 4000 finding aids. Researchers can find 330 of the Archives and Rare Books Library’s finding aids on the site. Although the repository is not yet comprehensive, it does allow researchers to find an important avenue to find collections within the state of Ohio.
Continue reading OhioLINK EAD Task Force Annual Report Now Available
The year 2012 marks the 200th anniversary of the first publishing of Kinder und Hausmarchen (Children’s and Household Tales), a collection of German folk tales published by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm and commonly referred to as Grimms’ Fairy Tales. In celebration of this monumental book, an exhibit is currently on display on Langsam Library’s 4th and 5th floor lobbies celebrating the Brothers Grimm and their many contributions to the world of fairy tales. Continue reading A Grimm Exhibit