Revamped UC Libraries Article Linker

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.

Tutorial created by Kellie Tilton, UCBA Library

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UCBA Fun Facts: What’s on your Christmas List?

Question: What books are on your Christmas list?

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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 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. 

 

 

KellieKellie Tilton, Instructional Technologies Librarian: Carry On by Rainbow Rowell; Why Not Me by Mindy Kaling; Hawkeye Omnibus by Matt Fraction and David Aja

 

 

LaurenLauren Wahman, Instruction LibrarianI’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.

 

 

RachelRachel Lewis, Technical Services Manager: I don’t have any books on my Christmas list.

 

 

 

julierobinsonJulie Robinson, Library Operations Manager: Patricia Briggs, Fire Touched, Maria V. Snyder, Night Study, and Karen Marie Moning, Feverborn

 

 

pamadler 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

 

 

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UCBA Fun Facts: Least Favorite Genres

Question: What genres do you rarely read?

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Heather Maloney, Library Director: Biographies. Weird because they interest me, I just don’t pick them up often.

 

 

Michelle Michelle McKinney, Reference/Web Services Librarian: Horror, Hard Core Sci Fi

 

 

KellieKellie Tilton, Instructional Technologies Librarian: Mystery. I don’t have the patience to wait to the big reveal at the end.

 

 

LaurenLauren Wahman, Instruction Librarian: Romance and western.  These just aren’t my thing so I don’t ever read them.

 

 

RachelRachel Lewis, Technical Services Manager: Books….LOL!.

 

 

 

julierobinson Julie Robinson, Library Operations Manager: Western, Oprah’s Book Club (it should be a genre!), Self-Help

 

 

pamadler Pam Adler, Public Services Assistant: Sci Fi, and horror

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UCBA Library Research Guides Get a Makeover

Does the research guide you use regularly suddenly look different?  It is different – the research guides changed platforms and design this week!

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Click on the image to browse the redesigned UCBA guides.

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.

Check out the new Research Guides at http://guides.libraries.uc.edu/ucba and share your thoughts with us at http://www.libsurveys.com/loader.php?id=12e35f407e155608c441d055474d4f9c

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UCBA Librarians Serving Our Community

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Lauren Wahman, Heather Maloney and Kellie Tilton

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.

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Heather Maloney and Kellie Tilton at Musekamp Family Hope Lodge. Photo credit: Katelyn Hainline

Library Director Heather Maloney and Instructional Technologies Librarian Kellie Tilton joined a team of 5 other UC faculty and staff to do some spring cleaning at Continue reading UCBA Librarians Serving Our Community

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Congrats Grads!

UC Blue Ash Library would like to congratulate the graduating class of 2015! UCBA Librarians participated in the Commencement ceremony held on May 2, 2015.

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Librarians Lauren Wahman and Heather Maloney
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UCBA Librarians Lauren Wahman and Michelle McKinney
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UCBA Library Learns About Student Vets

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Jill Cochran, Dave Frese and Marisa Oehlhof

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.

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UCBA faculty and staff learn about student veterans

To learn more about student veterans at UC and UCBA check out these sources:

 

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Celebrating National Library Week at UCBA Library

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UCBA Library Faculty & Staff celebrating in style.

 

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.

 

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UCBA Faculty Scholarly and Creative Works Activity.

 

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

 

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