• Require that any proposed amendment to the Constitution of the State of Ohio receive the approval of at least 60 percent of eligible voters voting on the proposed amendment.
• Require that any initiative petition filed on or after January 1, 2024 with the Secretary of State proposing to amend the Constitution of the State of Ohio be signed by at least five percent of the electors of each county based on the total vote in the county for governor in the last preceding election.
• Specify that additional signatures may not be added to an initiative petition proposing to amend the Constitution of the State of Ohio that is filed with the Secretary of State on or after January 1, 2024 proposing to amend the Constitution of the State of Ohio.
If passed, the amendment will be effective immediately.
UC Libraries is happy to provide access to the online version of the ninth edition of the MLA Handbook Plus (Modern Language Association of America Handbook for Writers of Research Papers).
What is in the 9th edition
As stated in the introduction, this new edition “…expands and improves the explanation of how to use MLA style, including the MLA’s system of documentation; features new guidelines to answer common questions; restores and updates key sections from previous editions that readers told us they valued; and adds chapters and plentiful visual examples to support writers.”
Notable features of this online digital resource
It can be accessed anytime from anywhere on any browser or device.
It provides simultaneous access to an unlimited number of users.
It meets WCAG 2.1 accessibility standards.
The text is easy to search and navigate.
Users can set up a free personal account to save searches for quick access.
Cross-linking provides easy access to related content.
How to access MLA Handbook Plus online
To access the resource, type “MLA Handbook Plus” in the search box on the library home box under the “Books” or “Databases” tab.
In addition to annual updates, additional content will be available in 2022, including MLA Guide to Undergraduate Research in Literature and MLA Guide to Digital Literacy. There will also be a video course that will teach the principles of MLA documentation style through a series of short videos and quizzes.
A joyful opening ceremony on February 28 marked the beginning of WorldFest 2019 at the University of Cincinnati. This year’s program includes 15 cultural programs and events, all of them free and open to the public!
On March 6th UC Libraries and the Quiz Team will co-host an annual Trivia Night.
Come and show off your knowledge of geography, history, cultures, and miscellaneous facts! You don’t have to compete! You will still learn a lot, meet interesting people, and enjoy free food, including Bearcat pizza.
We are sure that the competitors will be as strong as in the past. The top three teams will win the prizes shown below.
The English Composition Writing Contest is an annual celebration of the best student writing in English composition courses across all colleges at the University of Cincinnati. Students are encouraged to submit their best work from Intermediate Composition, English Composition or Introduction to Composition. For details please go the UC Composition Writing Contest Submission Portal.
Essays or multimodal projects composed during Spring, Summer, or Fall 2018 are eligible for submission.
The deadline for submissions is January 15, 2019.
Prizes are awarded for the top essay(s) in Intermediate Composition, English Composition, and Introduction to Composition. Additionally, there are prizes for the top multimodal entries.
Additional awards are sponsored by Dr. Cheryl Dunn, Emerita Faculty from the College of Engineering and Applied Science and the UC Libraries. The Dunn Award celebrates outstanding student writing at the University of Cincinnati. UC Libraries support the best research entry. The winners of these awards are selected from entries submitted to the categories listed on the application form.
Winning student essays and projects are celebrated at the Writing Awards Ceremony each spring on the Clifton campus. Winners and their instructors will be contacted in February with details about their awards and the ceremony.
To submit, upload your entry, indicating the course, and complete the form for each project or essay you are submitting using this link. Only complete submissions will be considered for judging.
Who doesn’t like trivia? Trivia contests offer a wonderful way to learn interesting facts and show what you know. Even if you don’t feel confident enough to compete you can always watch seasoned participants, learn some new, possibly surprising facts, connect with people, and have fun.
A library seems a natural place for a trivia contest. We are looking forward to welcoming everyone to our 3rd annual Trivia Night co-hosted by the UC Quiz Team and UC Libraries as part of the Worldfest 2018 program.
Here are the prizes you can win:
Some attendees are getting into a competitive mood and asking to share questions from past years in order to be better prepared.We have posted a link to last years’ quizzes at our Facebook event page. Please visit the page for information and updates.
Last but not least, there will be plenty of snacks and pizza for everyone!