Banned Books Week is an annual observance from the American Library Association’s (ALA) Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) that celebrates the First Amendment right of the freedom to read. Continue reading Celebrate the Power of Literature and Read a Banned Book
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First Year Students, join us on September 7, 4:00 to 5:30pm on the 4th floor of Langsam Library by the Triceracopter sculpture, for the inaugural “1st Fridays @ 4.” Continue reading 1st Fridays at 4
Want to know the latest in Library News? Read Source, the UC Libraries newsletter for faculty, students, staff, and friends. Source is available in print around the various libraries and online. Continue reading The Latest Source, UC Libraries Newsletter, Now Available
The University of Cincinnati Libraries are happy to provide access to a variety of tools, resources, and services to support your research, teaching, and learning. Continue reading Welcome to the start of a brand new semester!
UC Libraries are participating in Welcome Weekend festivities with fun and games (and some helpful information) planned in several of our libraries. Check us out! Continue reading UC Libraries Welcome You to UC
By Suzanne Maggard
If you were a member of Cincinnati’s blue blood society in the 1950s and 1960s, you would have surely known Dolly Cohen. You might have also been acquainted with her, if you were a polio or cancer researcher, a local orphan, a victim of muscular dystrophy, a University of Cincinnati faculty member, a student seeking a scholarship, or even an Ohio State University football player. The woman was everywhere, donating her time and money to a myriad of causes in Cincinnati and throughout the country. The University of Cincinnati’s Archives and Rare Books Library holds Mrs. Cohen’s scrapbooks and other mementos which provide a visual timeline of her life and charitable work. Continue reading Dolly Cohen: Philanthropist and Fashionista
UC Libraries play an active role in welcoming new students to the University. This summer (through August 2), over 4,000 incoming students participating in UC New Student Orientation are visiting Langsam Library. While here, they engage in activities designed to be entertaining while at the same time informative about the various research resources and services available in the Libraries.
For the 10th year, the University of Cincinnati Libraries will celebrate the International Edible Books Festival with an event scheduled for Thursday, April 5 from 12:30-1:30pm on the 5th floor lobby of Langsam Library.
At the event, over 20 participants will present edible creations that represent a book in some form. There are few restrictions in creating an edible book – namely that the creation be edible and have something to do with a book. Continue reading Hungry?! Bite into Some Tasty Books at the Annual International Edible Book Festival
Join UC Libraries at an orchestra concert in the Albino Gorno Memorial Music (CCM) Library Reading Room on the 6th floor of Blegen Library at 8:00pm on Wednesday, April 4.
The spring Life of the Mind lecture series will kick off Tuesday, April 10 from 3:30-5pm in the Russell C. Myers Alumni Center. Life of the Mind features interdisciplinary conversations with UC faculty around a one-word theme followed by audience Q&A. Each quarter, there are two Life of the Mind sessions with three “thought provocateurs” contributing to each session. The spring Life of the Mind theme is Identity.