Snow Globes in the DAAP Library

snowglobe2Jenell Walton of Channel 9’s “The List” recently visited the Robert A. Deshon and Karl J. Schlachter Library for Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) and met with librarian Jennifer Krivickas to talk about the library’s snow globe collection. The snow globes will appear on “The List” sometime in July. For those who want to know more about the snow globes before the show airs, below is more information about the fun collection.

 

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Student Project Shows Value of Libraries

Librarians are used to getting any kind of questions and requests at the InfoCommons. However we were pleasantly surprised when one day student Ashley Kraus approached us with a question about UC Libraries. She wanted to get all kinds of facts and numbers about libraries. Ashley explained that she needed to do a visual project for a class assignment. We were delighted that with any topic in the world to choose from, Ashley chose to demonstrate the value of libraries. Following is more about her work. Continue reading Student Project Shows Value of Libraries

Boutique 18 Features UC Alumna

Katie Gottlieb, former design student in the College of Design, Architecture, Art, & Planning (DAAP) and one-time library student worker, was selected by Boutique Design magazine as one of their 2013 Boutique 18, its yearly roster of noteworthy, on-the-rise designers of hospitality interiors.

You can read about Katie, and the other 17 designers, in the magazine available online.

Coming Soon! Celebrate National Library Week: Test Your Research Skills and Win Prizes

During the week of April 14-20 the University of Cincinnati Libraries will join other libraries on campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week. The University of Cincinnati Libraries will celebrate National Library Week by offering our users an opportunity to demonstrate their research skills and win prizes by taking a research skills contest.

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UC Faculty & Library Staff: Submit Your 2012 Published Works to Authors, Editors & Composers

aeclogowebOn Tuesday, April 9, 2013, the University of Cincinnati Libraries will once again recognize the publishing and creative accomplishments of UC’s faculty at the annual “Authors, Editors & Composers” event. Scheduled for 3:30pm in the Russell C. Myers Alumni Center at UC, “Authors, Editors & Composers” will include a reception, presentation of selected works, a printed bibliography, and an exhibit. Continue reading UC Faculty & Library Staff: Submit Your 2012 Published Works to Authors, Editors & Composers

OhioLINK EAD Task Force Annual Report Now Available

By:  Suzanne Maggard

Some of our regular blog followers may have noticed that both the Archives and Rare Books Library and the Winkler Center are active contributors to the OhioLINK Finding Aid Repository.  This repository was designed to help researchers find special collections, manuscripts, and archival material throughout the state of Ohio.  A total of 60 institutions are currently participating and the repository now holds more than 4000 finding aids.   Researchers can find 330 of the Archives and Rare Books Library’s finding aids on the site.  Although the repository is not yet comprehensive, it does allow researchers to find an important avenue to find collections within the state of Ohio.

OhioLINK EAD Finding Aid Repository website

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A Grimm Exhibit

The year 2012 marks the 200th anniversary of the first publishing of Kinder und Hausmarchen (Children’s and Household Tales), a collection of German folk tales published by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm and commonly referred to as Grimms’ Fairy Tales. In celebration of this monumental book, an exhibit is currently on display on Langsam Library’s 4th and 5th floor lobbies celebrating the Brothers Grimm and their many contributions to the world of fairy tales. Continue reading A Grimm Exhibit