The 25th annual Authors, Editors and Composers reception and program was held Tuesday, April 12, in the Russell C. Myers Alumni Center. At the event, UC Libraries honored 250 faculty members and their 340 creative and scholarly works published in the year 2010. Participating faculty members represented every UC college plus the Career Development Center, the Division of Professional Practice, the Institute for Policy Research, the Office of Research, and the Libraries.
In addition, we have added a powerful new search tool, Summon, to the website. From a single search box located prominently on the Articles & More tab on the homepage, Summon provides easy and fast discovery of relevant information from the UC Libraries collections on any topic. It is the place to start research in journal and newspaper articles, books, government documents, maps, music recordings, videos, digital collections, and more.
Early Childhood Education, Instructional Design & Technology, Special Education, Teaching English as a Second Language, Sign Language Interpreting: not only does CECH have programs in these areas, the CECH Library has created new online library guides to assist you as you navigate the CECH and UC Library websites.
Through KnowItNow24x7, an online and texting reference service for the citizens and residents of Ohio brought to you by the State Library of Ohio and libraries throughout the state, users can now text their questions and a librarian will text the answer. To reach a college or university librarian, text ohiolink to 66746.
If you are looking some primary sources, try searching the OhioLINK Finding Aid Repository. The site contains descriptions for over 700 archival collections at 46 institutions in Ohio including large universities, small colleges, community colleges, museums, historical societies, public libraries, and special libraries. Guides to over 200 collections at the University of Cincinnati’s Archives and Rare Books Library and the Winkler Center for the History of the Health Professions are also available through this database. Additional finding aids are added every day. Continue reading Are You Looking for Some Primary Sources?
RefWorks is a Web-based personal bibliographic management service that enables users to electronically collect, manage, and organize bibliographic information and full-text articles. RefWorks also facilitates the research report and manuscript composition process by automatically creating in-text citations, footnotes, and bibliographies in nearly 2,000 different output styles. In short, RefWorks can save countless hours of time spent on resources management and manuscript or report production.
The Library Catalog will be unavailable Thursday, September 9, from 5:30pm to 9:00pm for scheduled maintenance.
In 1969, Mrs. Estelle Busch attempted to rent an apartment in Avondale, but was unable to secure an appointment to view the property. A short time later Mrs. Ruth VanDerzee viewed the apartment and was assured her deposit would be accepted. Mrs. Busch was black. Mrs. Vanderzee was white.
In 1990, Joanna Ahlers attempted to acquire an apartment for herself and her two children in Milford, Ohio. An apartment manager told Ahlers that a 2 bedroom apartment would be available soon, and Ahlers offered to put a deposit on the apartment. When the manager discovered that Ahlers had children, she told Ahlers that she was not renting to families with children and refused to rent the apartment to her. Continue reading Fair Housing in Cincinnati: The Records of Housing Opportunities Made Equal
The University of Cincinnati Libraries have received a $314,258 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to digitize the correspondence and photographs of Albert B. Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine and distinguished service professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Children’s Hospital Research Foundation from 1939-1969.
The primary source documents to be digitized include 35,000 letters totaling 50,000 pages of correspondence between Sabin and political, cultural, social, and scientific leaders around the world. Also included will be 1,000 photographs documenting the events and activities worldwide that were part of Sabin’s crusade to eradicate polio.