John Lortie Joins UC Clermont

John comes to UC Clermont Library from eight years with the Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library, where he most recently held the position of Youth Librarian at the Mt. Washington Branch Library. He holds a Master of Library and Information Science Degree from Kent State University as well as two degrees from Ohio University: an MA in Public Media and a BS in Audio Production. In his role as Operations Manager, John will manage our student employees and help to oversee some of the services we offer to the UC Clermont Community.

He lives Clermont County with his wife, son, and pets (a dog and three cats). When not in the library, John enjoys being outside walking, hiking, running, or doing yard work. The indoor-oriented activities that bring him the most joy include reading, playing video games, and listening to music.

UC Clermont Library Celebrates Student Workers

At UC Clermont Library, our student workers are an essential piece of how we serve you. They’re at the front lines to direct you to the right resource and ensure that our library remains the best place to be. This semester we had 4 excellent student workers with us until the end. Here are some highlights from those who wanted to share:

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CQ Researcher

Not sure where to get ideas for a class paper on current issues? CQ Research is a great way to browse a variety of topics such as health, the arts and science. The short articles will give you a brief overview based on a particular question. Although not peer-reviewed, these fact checked articles are written by veteran journalists and are footnoted.
To find CQ Research from the Clermont College Library
1. Start at Clermont College Library
2. Below the Start Your Research section, click on Library Databases.
3. On the A-Z Database page, put CQ Researcher in the search box.
4. Click on CQ Researcher
5. Type in your subject in the search box or browse topics from the main page