OhioLINK SERVICE NOTICE

Please be advised of the following OhioLINK notice: 

We are aware of a problem with QuickSearch.  As of 10am Friday, pages time out with no response.  We are reporting the problem to technical support and will keep you posted if there’s reason to expect lengthy downtime.

SERVICE NOTICE

UPDATE: All services have been restored.

Please note that on Saturday, December 19th from 6:00 am to 12:00 pm electric power to Langsam Library will be out for planned maintenance. This power outage will cause the UC Libraries Web site, the Library Catalog, and Interlibrary Loan services through ILLiad to be inaccessible during this time.

In addition, UCit@Langsam will be closed 5:00 am to 1:00 pm because of the power outage.

Thank you for your patience.

Cincinnati Birth and Death Record Availability

One of the many filing cabinets filled with birth and death records.
One of the many filing cabinets filled with birth and death records.

Digitization has begun on the City of Cincinnati’s birth and death records prior to 1909.  For the next several months, portions of the records will be unavailable for research while they are being digitized.  If you wish to view any of the birth and death records, please contact the Archives and Rare Books Library by phone at 513-556-1959 or by email at archives@ucmail.uc.edu to ensure that the records are available.  Also, please be aware that replies to research requests may be delayed while certain records are inaccessible.  Further information on these records and guidelines for submitting a research request can be found on the Archives and Rare Books Library website.  Full web access to the digitized records should be available by Summer 2010.

DAAP Library Featured in Cincy Chic

The services provided in the Robert A. Deshon and Karl J. Schlachter Library for Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning, along with its new librarian, Jennifer Pollock, are featured in an article on Cincy Chic.

Among other accolades, the article states “…the DAAP library provides several subscriptions to periodicals, including Bazaar and W and international magazines like L’Officiel (French) and Sportswear International (British) so that library visitors can be up on the latest trends happening around the world.”

Read more online.