Celebrate the Lunar New Year in Langsam Library

Lunar-NewYearimageFriday, February 13, 3-5pm, Langsam Library.

Enjoy refreshments and entertainment while you participate in interactive activities such as calligraphy, origami, haiku readings and more. Visit the Student Technology Resources Center (STRC) and make a video postcard greeting. Listen to music and play games as you welcome in the year of the goat (or sheep).

Activities will include:

  • Welcome from Xuemao Wang, Dean and University Librarian
  • “Moonloore and the Mountains,” Kevin Grace, University Archivist and Head of the Archives and Rare Books Library
  • Music: Tsun-Hui Hung will play the Erhu (Chinese Violin)
  • Lion Dance performed by Students from the Cincinnati Chinese School at CCCLA
  • Haiku Reading
  • Table Tennis and other fun games
  • STRC Video Post Card
  • Paper-Cutting Display
  • Calligraphy and Chinese Symbol Cutting
  • Origami
  • and, of course, refreshments.

The event is free and open to all.

The Lunar New Year celebration in Langsam Library is part of a Diversity Grant the Libraries received to promote and celebrate diversity throughout the university. The event is supported by the Chinese Mutual-Aid Association and the Japanese & American Student Society and sponsored in part by Ethnic Programs and Services.

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UC Libraries Launch Source Online

Newsletter, first published in 2002, contains the latest news and happenings from UC Libraries.

sourceUC Libraries is transforming  technology, people, space and information resources to “become the globally engaged, intellectual commons of the university – positioning ourselves as the hub of collaboration, digital innovation and scholarly endeavor on campus.”

It is in this spirit of transformation that we are changing the way in which we deliver Source to our readers. The online newsletter will still contain the latest information about the organization, people, places and happenings in UC Libraries, but will no longer be produced in print. By moving Source online, we are able to reach a greater number of readers on various devices – computers, phones, tablets and more.

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UC Libraries Welcomes New Bearcats

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Orientation participants learn about how to print while in the library

This summer, Langsam Library is a busy place as over 4,000 incoming students participating in UC’s New Student Orientation visit and learn about the Libraries. While here, they engage in activities designed to be both entertaining and informative about the various research resources, assistance and library services they can utilize when they begin classes in the fall.

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Documenting India: Day 7

day7dOver Spring Break, Jay Sinnard, manager of the Student Technology Resources Center (STRC), is traveling with a class to provide media support as they record testimonials as part of their class project.

Over the course of their trip, Jay and the students will share on this blog some of their observations, images and video from their travels. Check back often…

From Jay:

Lunch on the beach where I photographed one student, Courtney, enjoying drinking coconut water.

On the beach in Goa. At sunset.

We finished the day at the “Saturday night market” in Goa and had dinner at pink cafe.

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Documenting India- Video Three

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Over Spring Break, Jay Sinnard, manager of the Student Technology Resources Center (STRC), is traveling with a class to provide media support as they record testimonials as part of their class project.

Over the course of their trip, Jay and the students will share on this blog some of their observations, images and video from their travels. Check back often

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Documenting India- Video Two

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Over Spring Break, Jay Sinnard, manager of the Student Technology Resources Center (STRC), is traveling with a class to provide media support as they record testimonials as part of their class project.

Over the course of their trip, Jay and the students will share on this blog some of their observations, images and video from their travels. Check back often…

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Documenting India- Video One

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Over Spring Break, Jay Sinnard, manager of the Student Technology Resources Center (STRC), is traveling with a class to provide media support as they record testimonials as part of their class project.

Over the course of their trip, Jay and the students will share on this blog some of their observations, images and video from their travels. Check back often…

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Documenting India: Day 6

day6fOver Spring Break, Jay Sinnard, manager of the Student Technology Resources Center (STRC), is traveling with a class to provide media support as they record testimonials as part of their class project.

Over the course of their trip, Jay and the students will share on this blog some of their observations, images and video from their travels. Check back often…

From Jay:

Pre meeting before seeing another NGO (swift laundry). The workers were rescued from the sex trade

Then lunch somewhere in Goa.  This was the best meal of the entire trip for me.

We visited another NGO.  Then a trip to a Tibetan market.

Finished the day at a night club situated at the top of a large hill requiring a two-minute drive in an open jeep to the top.

Pool side at the club.  This concluded the longest day of the trip. I was up at 6am, then I finally crawled into bed at 4am.

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Documenting India: Day 5

day5fOver Spring Break, Jay Sinnard, manager of the Student Technology Resources Center (STRC), is traveling with a class to provide media support as they record testimonials as part of their class project.

Over the course of their trip, Jay and the students will share on this blog some of their observations, images and video from their travels. Check back often… Continue reading Documenting India: Day 5

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