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The University of Cincinnati Libraries celebrated the International Edible Books Festival for the 15th year on April 4, 2017.
Twenty-one students, librarians, and staff submitted entries that ranged from children’s books to literary classics to popular fiction and were made of cakes, cookies, candy, and even beans. Each entry was judged and awarded a bookmark. The winners are:
- Most Photogenic – Ten Little Ladybugs by Melissa Cox Norris
- Most Original – City of Bones by Michelle Burhans
- Most Humorous – How to Eat Fried Worms by Tate Snyder
- Most Whimsical – One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by Sami Scheidler
- Most Creative – The Manual of Detection by Jenny Mackiewicz
- Most Beautiful – Uncle Monarch and the Day of the Dead by Elaine Ignatius
- Most Magical – Charlotte’s Web by Michelle Wagner
- Most Honorable – Lord of the Rings: One Ring to Rule Them All by Nicole Beletis
- Most Adorable – Green Eggs and Ham by Sara Mihaly
- Most Clever – The Creature from the Black Legume by Linda Newman
- Most Gruesome – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Jack Norris
- Most Deadly – Girl on the Train by Holly Prochaska
- Most Surprising – Twisted by Olga Hart
- Most Mysterious – Heart of Darkness by Ben Kline
- Most Scandalous – Fifty Shades of Grey by Jessica Burhans
- Most Checked Out – Pizza for Breakfast by Lorna and Jerry Newman
- Most Fun – Me Cookie by Sam Norris
- Best Overall – Capturing the Light: The Birth of Photography by Ashleigh Schieszer
- Best Student Entry – I Spy by Tate Snyder
Congratulations to all the edible books creators. View the entries and the winners on the UC Libraries Facebook page. See you next year for Edible Books 2018!
Celebrate books good enough to eat at the International Edible Books Festival set for 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 4, Langsam Library 5th floor lobby.
The University of Cincinnati Libraries will celebrate the International Edible Books Festival with an event scheduled from 1-2 p.m., on Tuesday, April 4, in the fifth floor lobby of Langsam Library.
At the event, nearly 20 participants will present their edible creations that represent a book in some form. There are few restrictions in creating an edible book – namely that the creation be edible and have something to do with a book. Submitted entries include edible titles such as “Me Cookie.” Best sellers “Fifty Shades of Grey” and “The Manual of Detection” are represented along with favorite children’s books “Charlotte’s Web,” “Ten Little Ladybugs” and “Where do Balloons Go?” among other literary greats.
Interested in creating an edible book? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday, March 28 with your name and the title of your creation. Continue reading Hungry? Bite into an Edible Book with UC Libraries
It’s time once again for the fan favorite International Edible Books Festival scheduled for 1-2 p.m., Tues, April 4, in Langsam Library’s 5th floor lobby. UC Libraries is seeking people interested in creating an edible book for the enjoyment (and consumption) of all in attendance. There are few restrictions – namely that your creation be edible and have something to do with a book – so you may let your creativity run wild.
As in previous years, entries will be judged according to such categories as “Most Delicious,” “Most Creative,” “Most Checked Out” and “Most Literary.” Special prizes will be awarded for the “Best Student” entry and “Best Overall” entry.
If you are interested in creating an edible book, e-mail email@example.com by Tuesday, March 28 with your name and the title of your creation.
Looking for inspiration? Visit UC Libraries on Facebook to see photos from the 2016 festival.
The University of Cincinnati Libraries and IT@UC announce the 2nd annual UC DATA Day. Scheduled for Thursday, March 23 from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. in TUC 400 ABC (see directions), UC DATA Day 2017 will feature a full schedule of engaging events. All events are free and include lunch and an afternoon reception. The public is welcome.
Registration is now open at bit.ly/UCDataDay. Seats are limited, so register early. Continue reading Register Now for the Second Annual UC DATA Day
UC Libraries, in partnership with the College of Arts and Sciences, welcomes visiting scholar Roopika Risam as the next expert in the Digital Humanities Speaker Series, March 6 & 7 in Langsam Library.
Risam, an assistant professor of English at Salem State University, will present a series of talks and hands-on workshops, all free and open to the public, in the Walter C. Langsam Library. Participants are encouraged to come to any or all sessions that are of interest to them and to their work.
Monday, March 6
- Keynote: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story: The Stakes of Digital Cultural Memory, Langsam 480
- Lunch: (all welcome) – 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Outside Langsam 462
- Hands-On Session (laptop recommended): 1:30 to 3 p.m. – Archiving Social Justice with Omeka, Langsam 462
Tuesday, March 7
- Session Three: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. – Digital Labor across Global North and South, Langsam 480
This latest issue of Source includes interviews with Dean Xuemao Wang about creating a Master Plan for library spaces as well as with May Chang about her role in the newly created position of library chief technology officer. Other articles include the announcement of a gift from the John Hauck Foundation for the digitization of Dr. Albert B. Sabin’s lab notebooks, the installation of two new exhibits of World War I illustrated sheet music, a listing of Spring events in UC Libraries, an update on recent staff accomplishments and a donor spotlight of Marjorie Motch. Read these articles and more.
Join the University of Cincinnati Libraries for “Uncovering Black History through Arts and Education,” 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 8, on the fourth floor of Langsam Library in the Digital Commons Space. At the event, free and open to all, Littisha Bates, associate professor of sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences, will speak about sociology of black families. Other activities will include painting, trivia and cultural food favorites.
In coordination with the event, check out the exhibit on the 5th floor of Langsam Library featuring Black writers, poets, educators and musicians. Featured in the exhibit are Rita Dove, Phillis Wheatley, Derrick Bell, Katherine Johnson, Muddy Waters and Tammi Terrell among others. The exhibit will be available February 6 through March 30. A bibliography of related resources found in UC Libraries is located at the exhibit.
The “Uncovering Black History through Arts and Education” exhibit was curated by Meshia Anderson, acquisitions specialist in UC Libraries, and designed by Jessica Burhans, communications co-op design student from the College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning.
Are you wondering about IP?
Join the University of Cincinnati Libraries 1 p.m., Monday, Dec. 12, to learn about Intellectual Property (IP) and how it plays a role in your scholarship and research.
Geoffrey Pinski, director, UC Technology Accelerator for Commercialization, will talk on IP and Research Data.
Intellectual Property and Research Data
Date: December 12, 2016
Time: 1:00 pm
Venue: 3351 Medical Sciences Building (MSB)
The talk is free and open to all.
Take a time out from studying with Triceracopter for some fun and creative activities on:
- Wed, November 30: 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
- Thurs, December 1, 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Student Wellness Center, Campus Ministry at St. Monica-St. George and the Women’s Center.
Recharge, Refresh and Breathe
Need a BREAK! Reboot with a 10-minute session of deep breathing and gentle stretching. Studies show that mediation and yoga breaks are most effective at boosting productivity so join the circle, relax and get back to work with a fresh perspective.
Sessions will be offered by Kimber Andrews, Assistant Director of CET&L on:
- Tues, November 29 at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. 5 p.m. & 8 p.m.
- Tuesday December 6 at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. 5 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Victorian Gingerbread Village Coloring Banner
Bring some color to the gingerbread village banner.
- Begins Thurs, December 1, next to Starbucks.
Who Let the Dog In?
Take a break from your studies and come meet Dozer, Labrador in the K-9 Unit of UC’s Public Safety Department.
Mon, December 5: 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.