UC Libraries Article Linker has been updated with a cleaner interface to provide more streamlined access to full text articles. Users will also be presented with additional options for locating articles that are not available in full text via UC Libraries. View the video to learn more.
Heather Maloney, Library Director: Giada De Laurentis’, Happy Cooking. I like to go to the bookstore during Xmas break and find a reading book more serendipitously.
Michelle McKinney, Reference/Web Services Librarian: Looking forward to reading Sara Addison Allen’s latest book, First Frost. She’s one of my favorite authors.
Kellie Tilton, Instructional Technologies Librarian: Carry On by Rainbow Rowell; Why Not Me by Mindy Kaling; Hawkeye Omnibus by Matt Fraction and David Aja
Lauren Wahman, Instruction Librarian: I’ve got quite a few eBooks that I’m waiting on from the public library! A few that I’m looking forward to are Kristin Hannah’s The Nightingale, Michel Bussi’s After the Crash, and David Mitchell’s Slade House.
Rachel Lewis, Technical Services Manager: I don’t have any books on my Christmas list.
Julie Robinson, Library Operations Manager: Patricia Briggs, Fire Touched,Maria V. Snyder, Night Study, and Karen Marie Moning, Feverborn
Pam Adler, Public Services Assistant: Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes and Ghost Soldiers: The Epic Account of World War II’s Greatest Rescue Mission by Hampton Sides
Does the research guide you use regularly suddenly look different? It is different – the research guides changed platforms and design this week!
In addition to the new look and feel, the UC Libraries Research Guides now have a responsive design, enhanced browsing functionality and are more user friendly for table and mobile phone users. These changes and more incorporate accessibility design features required for any University of Cincinnati web pages and 3rd party web based products. Find out more about accessibility requirements at UC.
UCBA Librarians participated in the second annual UC Serves event held on Friday, May 8, 2015. This year’s activities began with the UC Serves Kick-Off event
where participants learned more about their projects, met team leaders and other team members and picked up t-shirts and goodie-bags.
Each semester, the UC Blue Ash Library Faculty and Staff take part in a diversity awareness session in order to learn how to better serve the our community and the unique needs of our users. On Friday, May 1st, VetSuccess on Campus Counselor Jill Cochran, UCBA Coordinator of Veteran Student Affairs Dave Frese and Assistant Professor and Rally Point rep Marissa Oehlhof shared useful information about our student veteran population and tips on how the library might provide better services to them.
To learn more about student veterans at UC and UCBA check out these sources:
The UCBA Library had a great time celebrating National Library Week (recognized April 12-18, 2015). Many thanks to our UCBA community for stopping by for treats and participating in our related activities.
Matching Game: Visitors matched UCBA faculty to seven scholarly and creative works ranging from books and a journal article to poetry and 3D art. Farheen Asif completed the activity and was drawn from one of two students who completed it correctly. See the correct answers at the end of this post.`
Research Revelry: Research comes in all shapes and sizes (as noted on the sweet treats). Visitors shared their favorite tips and tools as well as their most recent Google searches. See the gallery for images of various NLW 2015 activities and items.
Answers to the UCBA Faculty Scholarly & Creative Works Activity:
Collective Bargaining and the Battle of Ohio: The Defeat of Senate Bill 5 and the Struggle to Defend the Middle Class / John McNay
Fetal Waters / Rhonda Pettit
Black Holes as Gravitational Atoms / Cenalo Vaz
The Dental Hygienist’s Guide to Nutritional Care / Cynthia Stegeman
Developing Faculty Learning Communities at Two Year Colleges: Collaborative Models to Improve Teaching and Learning / Sue Sipple and Robin Lightner
One Small Town, One Crazy Coach: The Ireland Spuds and the 1963 Indiana High School Basketball Season / Mike Roos
Frictionless Object / Ted Ferdinand and David Hartz