Electronic Pianos in the CCM Library

Students and faculty may use the electronic pianos in the CCM Library Media Lab (requires personal headphones). No appointments are necessary.
(See CCML FAQs for how to find the CCM Library).

Additionally, there are 2 electronic pianos in the Piano Recording Room, off the Media Lab. On these pianos, students may record assignments or other performances. No appointments are necessary.

To access the Piano Recording Room and to borrow a recording kit: Continue reading

UC Libraries closed Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 6

All UC Libraries locations are closed Monday, Sept. 6 for Labor Day. The Libraries will reopen as scheduled Tuesday, Sept. 7.

Have a safe and relaxing holiday.

And for more information on labor, check out the exhibit Working for a Living, featuring the University of Cincinnati’s Archives and Rare Books Library labor collections.

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SERVICE NOTE: Interlibrary Loan service unavailable to users September 7 and 8

The Interlibrary Loan service (ILLiad) will be down for maintenance and unavailable to users Tuesday and Wednesday, September 7 and 8.

Once updated, users may access ILLiad from the Libraries website at https://libraries.uc.edu/login/Illiad-login.html where you will login and authenticate before being directed to ILLiad, which will have a new look, but the same functionality.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

CCM LIBRARY FACULTY and STAFF

CCM LIBRARY FACULTY & STAFF

If you have questions, the CCM Library Faculty & Staff are here to help you! Please don’t hesitate to contact one of us for help.

  • Dr Jenny Doctor, head of the CCM Library (jenny.doctor@uc.edu)
    ask about: reference and research questions, difficulty accessing library resources, acquiring or donating resources.
  • David Sandor, Public Services Supervisor (sandordl@ucmail.uc.edu)
    ask about: reference questions, circulation or borrowing questions, missing or lost materials, course reserves, student employment
  • Dr Suzanne Bratt, Cataloguing Specialist (suzanne.bratt@uc.edu)
    ask about: cataloguing questions
  • The CCM Library student workers are also trained to answer questions about using the CCM Library and accessing its resources. Feel free to ask the student at the Circulation Desk for help. If they cannot answer, they will refer you to the permanent faculty or staff member best suited to respond.

Accessing Online Library Resources

ACCESSING ONLINE LIBRARY RESOURCES

  • From 10 August 2021, access to licensed online library resources (whether on or off campus) requires user authentication by logging in with a UC username + password and Duo Two Factor authorization.
    This means: When you are accessing library resources via the catalog or website, you will be prompted to log in. You need to authenticate even if you have the VPN on. You no longer need to log in via the “Off Campus Access” button, and the “Off Campus Access” page has been eliminated.
    More information on accessing online licensed library resources and help with troubleshooting problems is available at the Access Library Resources : FAQs.
  • Over the summer, the UC Libraries updated its proxy service. URLs for licensed online resources have been updated. If you try a link and it doesn’t work, scroll down to “Authentic/Proxy Link Troubleshooting.”
    If you need to update or generate a link, use the proxy link generator or proxy link converter.

If you have any questions about accessing library resources, contact Dr Jenny Doctor, head of the CCM Library.

 

Return to Campus Library Service Updates

As the university plans for a broad return of students, faculty and staff to campus for fall semester, the Libraries are preparing our facilities, services and access to collections. Following are important things to know as we Return to Campus. Library spaces, services and access may be adapted in accordance with current and changing safety guidelines. Check the Libraries Return to Campus web page for library service updates.

Library Spaces

  • Beginning August 2, most library locations will be open and available for use. The availability of certain services and spaces within each library may vary by location. Hours and specific library location information are listed on the website.
  • Users are encouraged to maintain social distancing and must follow current university safety protocols outlined on UC’s Public Health Website.
  • In addition:
    • Tables and chairs may not be moved or reconfigured so as to ensure social distancing.
    • All users are encouraged to clean their table and chair upon leaving. The library advises that all users consider a wipe-down upon arrival to their seating location as well. Cleaning supplies will be provided.
    • Consumption of food and drink should occur when seated. Please note that some library locations continue to prohibit food and drink.
    • Public computers and labs located within library facilities will be available with social distancing measurements and cleaning protocols in place.
  • Library spaces and services may be adapted in accordance with safety guidelines. Visit the Return to Campus website for the latest updates.

Requesting Library Materials

  • Daily deliveries between libraries have resumed.
  • All pickup locations are reactivated, which allows users to request UC materials be sent to the University of Cincinnati library location of choice for pick up.
  • OhioLINK, SWORD and SearchOhio items can be requested.

Access to Print Collections

  • Service desks and library stacks will re-open at most locations on August 2. This re-opening includes the previously closed floors of the Walter C. Langsam Library and the Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library.
  • The Click & Collect retrieval and pickup service ends on August 2.
  • Course Reserves will resume on August 2.
  • Regular, pre-pandemic loan rules and borrowing periods have resumed.
    • Summer semester loans continue through August 31.

Access to Online Library Resources

  • Beginning August 10, access to licensed online library resources requires user authentication by logging in with a UC username + password and Duo Two Factor authorization.
  • More information on accessing online licensed library resources and help with troubleshooting problems will be available on the Libraries website.

Questions?

  • Need help finding library resources? Can’t remember how to access My Library Record to renew materials checked out? Librarians and staff are available to answer your questions via CHAT, Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm.
  • Users can also reference the Contact Us webpage to report a website error or to ask a reference or circulation question.

Library Location Information

  • Detailed facility, service and contact information for specific library locations is available on library web pages.

UC Libraries looks forward to a safe and productive fall semester. More information about UC Libraries, as well as access to the library catalog, is available via the website.

UC Libraries Closed Friday, June 18th in Observance of the Juneteenth Holiday

All University of Cincinnati Libraries locations will be closed Friday, June 18 in observance of Juneteenth.

Regular library hours for all locations will resume Monday, June 21st.

Please read President Pinto’s message regarding Juneteenth here.