Summer Break Hours

by Pam Adler

words summer break written on a chalkboard

The UCBA College Library will have the following hours during summer break:

August 12 – August 23, 2019

  • Monday – Thursday: 12-5pm
  • Friday: 12-4pm
  • Closed Saturdays and Sundays

The Library will resume regular Fall Semester hours on Monday, August 26th at 7:30 am. Please visit our UC Blue Ash Library Hours page to view all of our hours, including holidays and any exceptions to our regular schedule.

Celebrate National Library Week With Us!

by Michelle McKinney

national library week graphic

National Library Week, April 8 – 12th, is underway and we’d love for you to join us! Take part in any or all of the fun activities scheduled this week!

Strong Communities Giving Campaign

You chip in, and we’ll chip in! Donate personal care items for the 100,000 individuals in need served by St. Vincent de Paul. If you fill the blue bin in the library with donations, we’ll fill it with bags of delicious chips the following week as a thank you!
Accepted donations: Shampoo, Conditioner, Deodorant, Bar soap, Toothbrushes and Toothpaste.
Each personal care item donated can get you $1 off your library fines up to $15! Stop in for details.

Other fun activities

Snag your own UCBA student-designed button giveaway by stopping by the information desk. Guess How Many Bookworms contest. Winner gets a ½ gallon jar of gummy worms! Free candy Friday!
library buttons

Love Your Library Button Design Winner

by Michelle McKinney

student button contest winner, Sarah Burton, poses with her prize and winning button design
2019 Button Contest Winner, Sarah Burton

Congratulations to Sarah Burton, the student designer of the winning 2019 National Library Week Button Contest. Her black and white, “Love Your Library” design was chosen by library staff in a blind review. She won bragging rights and  UC Blue Ash College mug filled with goodies.

Stop by the library information during National Library Week to snag a button for yourself!

library buttons

UCBA Faculty Share Research at 2nd Lightning Talks

by Lauren Wahman

The UCBA Library hosted its 2nd Faculty Research Lightning Talks on Thursday March 28.  This year’s event showcased a variety of research projects via short, 15 minute presentations.  UCBA faculty and staff enjoyed light refreshments, had the opportunity to learn about research outside of their disciplines, and ask thoughtful questions during the Q&A’s.

Faculty Lighting Talk presenters
(L-R) Ruth Benander, Ornaith O’Dowd, Amy Miller, Patrick Owen

Lighting Talk Presentations

Ruth Benander | Professor | English & Communication
Barriers and Supports: Demographic Patterns and Student Perceptions in Comp and Comm Courses

Ornaith O’Dowd | Assistant Professor | History, Philosophy & Political Science
The Ethics of Microaggressions

Amy Miller & Patrick Owen | Associate Professors | Biology
Blending Ecological, Microbiological, and Molecular Techniques to Create Multifaceted Undergraduate Research Projects