UC Employees Featured in UC Magazine

UC Libraries is proud to be a part of the Provost’s Strategic Hiring Opportunity and Dual Career Assistance programs. In a recent article in UC Magazine, library employees Bill McMillin, Tiffany Grant, Don Jason, Hong Cheng and Robert Freeman are included in a feature of new employees that “have joined UC with support from Provost Office funds dedicated to recruit the best and brightest in their fields as well as to attract and support faculty who have partners who can bring their own academic expertise to campus.” You can read all about it online in UC Magazine.

11/13: UC Libraries & IT@UC Host Ohio Supercomputer Center workshops


UC Libraries and IT@UC Research and Development are pleased to present a 1-hour workshop that will provide an introduction on the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) resources and how to use them.

The workshop will be offered Friday, Nov. 13, on both UC’s East and West campuses, at the following times and locations:

Topics include:

  • What is OSC?
  • How can OSC help you?
  • High Performance Computing (HPC) concepts
  • Introduction to OSC’s HPC services
  • How to get access
  • Governance; how you can participate
  • Environment (operating system, connection methods, etc.)
  • Introduction to non-interactive computing
  • Data storage services
  • Scientific applications

This workshop is open to anyone who might be interested in learning about OSC resources. To register for a workshop, visit www.osc.edu/nov13 .

Contact Jane E. Combs, IT@UC Research & Development director, at combsje@ucmail.uc.edu with questions.

UC Libraries Welcome Bearcats!

LangsamUC’s Welcome Week kicked off Wednesday, August 19 as new students began moving in. UC Libraries is part of the weekend festivities to acclimate students to campus.

Stop by Langsam Library Saturday and Sunday, August 22 & 23 from noon-5pm for lemonade, cookies AND a free print of your class schedule.

Visit any of the three Science Libraries (College of Engineering and Applied Science, Geology-Mathematics-Physics, Chemistry-Biology) from 1-5pm on Sunday for treats, beverages and brief tours of the libraries. 

Welcome to UC Libraries.

New Design for CECH Library Website


On May 6th, the CECH Library will unveil a newly redesigned website at a new URL.  The new website is easy to read and navigate with an updated look and feel, an uncluttered homepage and streamlined navigation. User-requested features such as Today’s Hours, an enhanced location map and a prominent link to Off-Campus Access are included.

Vivid graphics, chicklets that link back to the CECH website, our NASA Educators Resource Center information and New Education Resources are prominent.  Linked resources under our About, Services, Research Resources, Curriculum Resources Prek-12, and Help Tabs provide updated tools and web pages that support CECH teaching and research.  Note too the direct links to key Criminal Justice, Education, Curriculum Resources, Human Services and Information Technology databases and research guides.

On May 6, we will email a link to our new CECH Library website!



Common Core Standards Books Display

The CECH Library has a new display of books on the Common Core standards:

Display of Common Core Standards Books
Display of Common Core Standards Books

The display includes books like The Common Core Writing Book , Common Core for the Not-So-Common Learner : English Language Arts Strategies for Grades K-5 and The Road to Knowledge : Information and Research : a Staircase to Standards Success for English Language Arts.

Come discover our new collection of resources to support your study and application of the Common Core standards!  You may also want to consult INFOhio’s Common Core Toolkit. This toolkit provides information about the Common Core Standards as well as resources that you can download and use for instruction.  And you may want to consult the Common Core Standards tab of our Curriculum Standards online guide for information about databases and websites with useful tips and resources for teaching with the Common Core standards.

Fall LIFE OF THE MIND Lecture Series Kicks Off September 18

UC faculty to focus on the theme “Security.”

The fall “Life of the Mind” lecture series will kick off Tuesday, September 18 from 3:30-5pm in the Russell C. Myers Alumni Center. “Life of the Mind” features interdisciplinary conversations with UC faculty around a one-word theme followed by audience Q&A and a reception with light refreshments. Continue reading Fall LIFE OF THE MIND Lecture Series Kicks Off September 18