Librarians Bookin’ It at the UCBA Dash


UCBA librarians Lauren Wahman, Michelle McKinney and Heather Maloney (accompanied by her family) showed up bright and early to represent the library at the 4th Annual UCBA Blue Ash Dash 5K for Scholarships. The rest of the library staff opted for the ‘sleep in’ option bringing the department to 100% participation. $52,000 was raised at this year’s event with proceeds going to scholarships for students at UC Blue Ash.

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From The Desk Of…Julie Robinson, UCBA Library Operations Manager

From the desk of Julie Robinson, UCBA’s Library Operations Manager. She has turned her cozy cubicle into a mini pop culture museum filled with the coolest items.

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UCBA Library Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month


The UC Blue Ash Library, in collaboration the Office of Hispanic/Latino Affairs, is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with a library display highlighting Hispanic/Latino books and culture. The books will be on display in the library from September 15, 2016 to October 14, 2016. The items are available for checkout with a valid UC ID. Browse the online guide of suggested reads at or stop by!

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From the Desk of…Heather Maloney, UCBA Library Director

The latest edition of the From The Desk Of… series gives us a closer look into the office space of UCBA Library Director, Heather Maloney.



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From The Desk Of….Kellie Tilton, UCBA Librarian

The UC Blue Ash Library is kicking off a new series called From The Desk Of… which gives you¬†a chance to peer into our work¬†spaces to see where the magic happens.

Instructional Technologies Librarian, Kellie Tilton has graciously opened her doors to share her workspace and favorite office items with us.


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Checking Out the Chicago Public Library: UCBA Librarian Visits the Harold Washington Library Center

One a recent July 4th holiday visit to Chicago, Michelle McKinney, UCBA Reference and Web Services librarian, made a brief stop at the Harold¬†Washington Library Center (HWLC) of the Chicago Pubic Library (CPL). The main branch of CPL¬†is located on 400 S. State Street,¬†Chicago, IL 60605 in the South Loop. The building is a site to behold. It is 10 stories high, 756,000 square feet, and takes up a full city block. Here are just a few photos from Michelle’s¬†all-too-brief visit. Follow the links at the end of the post to learn more about the Chicago Public Library and the Harold Washington Library Center. Continue reading Checking Out the Chicago Public Library: UCBA Librarian Visits the Harold Washington Library Center

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UCBA Library Swag

Our library staff have been known to collect and gather library themed items. We thought we’d share a few of our favorite items with you. Click on an image to learn more.

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UCBA Library’s Whiteboards and Wine Event Wraps up NLW 2016

The UCBA Library wrapped up National Library Week 2016 with Whiteboards & Wine. Faculty came out to¬†relax in the midst of end-of-semester activities with¬†light snacks and wine. Faculty enjoyed coloring with artwork from various library collections, answered some fun, reading related questions and viewed the library’s NLW #librarytransforms video.

Many thanks to everyone who helped us celebrate National Library Week!

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