US Labor Movement Display at UCBA Library

By Sarah Horton and Christian Boyles 

Labor movement graphic of raised fist

Labor shortages. Strikes. Calls for a reassessment of how and where we work and are compensated.  As contemporary labor movements continue to dominate the news cycle, UCBA library student worker, Sarah Horton, has pulled together a collection of titles that covers the history and recent events in US labor movements. To learn more about how we got from then to now, please visit our display located just inside the entrance to the library.

Celebrate Women’s History Month

by Lauren Wahman

Women's History Month browsing displayThe UCBA Library is celebrating Women’s History Month and the amazing global contributions of women with two different displays!  The first display (located in the Reference area) showcases books and media covering a wide range of topics from science, art, business, politics, law, activism, education, and social issues.  It also includes UCBA’s Women of the World (WoW) schedule of events.

The second display (located in the Journals area) highlights women’s fiction with an array of titles from Amy Tan, Bharati Mukherjee, Alice Walker, Margaret Atwood, Yaa Gyasi, and more.

Stop by and borrow a book or DVD from one of the displays!

 

 

Explore Women’s History Month:

Ohio History on Display

by Pam Adler

ohio book display

From Youngstown to Cincinnati and all points in between. Come check out the history of the 17th State within the United States of America. Ohio is on display with books about the Ohio frontier and its people to panoramic views of the beautiful sites throughout this rich state. Books will be on display until December 20th.

Big Books On Display at UCBA Library

by Christian Boyles

Big Books displayAs the great Western philosopher Sir Mix-A-Lot might say when he goes to his library, “I like big books and I cannot lie.”  OK, maybe he never said that, but you can when you have a look at a selection of your UCBA Library’s oversized books in-person or onlineContinue reading

The Great American Read at UCBA Library

by Christian Boyles and Michelle McKinney

Great American Read logo

Your UCBA Library’s current display features a selection of books and DVDs that are featured on PBS’s The Great American Read program. The Great American Read is an eight-part series Continue reading

Attention All Nerds and Geeks!

Display and LiBlog Post by Library Student Assistant Tiffany Fite

geeky book display

We’ve scoured our shelves and searched the system to create a display of the Nerdiest and Geekiest books in our collection. Want to know more about Wonder Woman’s Origins? Careers in Video Game design? The development of the iPhone? Starting July 16, come to the UCBA Library for your daily intake of Science, Comics, Math, Video Games, and so much more. Let’s Geek Out!

View the Library Display LibGuide to browse the display online.

 

UCBA Library Celebrates LGBTQ+ Pride Month

For the month of June UCBA library will be showcasing LGBTQ+ Pride month with a selection of books and media celebrating LGBTQ+ authors, musicians, activists, and artists. Whether you are new to the topic of Pride or well versed, we have memoirs, poetry, and even popular culture icons; there is something for everyone!

When all Americans are treated as equal, no matter who they are or whom they love, we are all more free.”–Barack Obama

Visit the UCBA Library Display guide to browse a selection of titles from the display.

Hayden with her Pride Book Display

Library Student Assistant Haiden Reno’s LGBTQ Pride Month Display

Display & LiBlog post by Library Student Assistant Haiden Reno

UCBA Library 50th Anniversary Display

by Heather Maloney

Library display and sign

UC Blue Ash 50th Anniversary Display

The UCBA Library welcomes a Cincinnati Museum Center exhibit honoring our college’s 50th Anniversary. The display includes 1960’s era consumer products, a brief overview of major events and statistics of 1967, and a monitor running historic video entitled “Outlook 67”, produced by National  Television featuring an overview of the economy for the then upcoming year 1967. Take a break from exams to stop by and check it out!

Curate My Community is a series of exhibits at various locations that lets the Cincinnati Museum Center’s share its rich collections and the region’s incredible natural and man-made history with lifelong Members and new audiences. Together with partner organizations throughout the community we’ll continue to spark curiosity, educate people about the science and history of the region, and inspire lifelong learners. Read more at http://www.cincymuseum.org/curate-my-community