Grumpy Cat Says “Respect Your Fellow Students”

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Artwork by Julie Robinson, Library Operations Manager

The UCBA Library welcomes you to the start of what we hope to be a fun, enlightening and productive year!, In that spirit, we ask that when you are in the library to be respectful of others by keeping your conversations quiet, taking your phone calls outside and using headphones at a low volume. ​

Looking forward to a great year!

Your Place to Study, Learn and Succeed

Scan @ the UCBA Library

by Julie Robinson

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New scanner available for student use.

The UCBA Library now has a scanner available for patron use.  The scanner workstation is located adjacent to the copiers.  Directions for use are posted on the table, in front of the scanner.  If you would like a demo or need assistance, please don’t hesitate to stop by the Information Desk!

Congrats Grads!

UC Blue Ash Library would like to congratulate the graduating class of 2015! UCBA Librarians participated in the Commencement ceremony held on May 2, 2015.

Librarians Lauren Wahman and Heather Maloney
Librarians Lauren Wahman and Heather Maloney
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UCBA Librarians Lauren Wahman and Michelle McKinney

UCBA Library Learns About Student Vets

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Jill Cochran, Dave Frese and Marisa Oehlhof

Each semester, the UC Blue Ash Library Faculty and Staff take part in a diversity awareness session in order to learn how to better serve the our community and the unique needs of our users. On Friday, May 1st, VetSuccess on Campus Counselor Jill Cochran, UCBA Coordinator of Veteran Student Affairs Dave Frese and Assistant Professor and Rally Point rep Marissa Oehlhof shared useful information about our student veteran population and tips on how the library might provide better services to them.

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UCBA faculty and staff learn about student veterans

To learn more about student veterans at UC and UCBA check out these sources:

 

Library Study Room Scheduling Offline During Break

by Heather Maloney

The UCBA Library online study room scheduling system (LibCal) will be unavailable beginning Monday, May 4 at 10a. The new version of LibCal will be available on Monday, May 11 at 8a and more details about user enhancements and access will be communicated at that time. In the meantime, reservations can be made by stopping by the Library Information Desk or calling the Information Desk during library open hours.

As a reminder, faculty and staff can book library study rooms during breaks and summer sessions only. During fall and spring semesters only students may book library study rooms.

Celebrating National Library Week at UCBA Library

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UCBA Library Faculty & Staff celebrating in style.

 

The UCBA Library had a great time celebrating National Library Week (recognized April 12-18, 2015). Many thanks to our UCBA community for stopping by for treats and participating in our related activities.

 

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UCBA Faculty Scholarly and Creative Works Activity.

 

Matching Game: Visitors matched UCBA faculty to seven scholarly and creative works ranging from books and a journal article to poetry and 3D art. ​Farheen Asif completed the activity and was drawn from one of two students who completed it correctly. See the correct answers at the end of this post.`

 

​Research Revelry: Research comes in all shapes and sizes (as noted on the sweet treats). Visitors shared their favorite tips and tools as well as their most recent Google searches.  See the gallery for images of various NLW 2015 activities and items.

 

Answers to the UCBA Faculty Scholarly & Creative Works Activity: ​​

  • Collective Bargaining and the Battle of Ohio: The Defeat of Senate Bill 5 and the Struggle to Defend the Middle Class / John McNay
  • Fetal Waters / Rhonda Pettit
  • Black Holes as Gravitational Atoms / Cenalo Vaz
  • The Dental Hygienist’s Guide to Nutritional Care / Cynthia Stegeman
  • Developing Faculty Learning Communities at Two Year Colleges: Collaborative Models to Improve Teaching and Learning / Sue Sipple and Robin Lightner
  • One Small Town, One Crazy Coach: The Ireland Spuds and the 1963 Indiana High School Basketball Season / Mike Roos
  • Frictionless Object / Ted Ferdinand and David Hartz