In partnership with UC Student Government, UC Libraries now has iPads available for checkout by UC students.
The Desk@Langsam has 10 iPads available for checkout. Students can call to book an iPad (513) 556-1424 or visit The Desk@Langsam on the 4th floor of the Walter C. Langsam Library to request one. Booking in advance is highly recommended to ensure availability. The iPads can be checked out for five days, with one renewal if the iPad is not requested by another user.
The iPads are 16GB and Wi-Fi enabled. An Apple ID is recommended, but not required for use. The iPads are pre-loaded with several UC and other productivity apps, including UC Mobile, Mobile Learn (Canopy) and VMware View (access to UC Virtual Lab). In addition, the iPads can be populated with personalized apps via any user Apple ID.
Quickly and easily borrow books, CDs, DVDs, and Audiobooks from SearchOhio, a consortium of over 20 Ohio public libraries.
Start your search in the UC catalog and move on to OhioLINK for additional borrowing options. If OhioLINK doesn’t have the title you’re looking for, click the SearchOhio button in the catalog search results to check availability. If another library owns an available copy, select the “Request Item” button and follow the prompts.
STEP 1: Search for an item in our catalog. If you can’t find it or all the copies of the item you’re interested in are unavailable, select the OhioLink button to expand your search.
STEP 2:If you can’t find it or all the copies of the item you’re interested in are checked out, select the SearchOhio button to expand your search to their catalog.
STEP 3:When you find the item you’re looking for click the “Request Item” button and follow the prompts for your library affiliation (U of Cincinnati), your login information (UC ID and Central Service Password) and desired pick-up location. That’s it! You’ll be notified when your item is ready to be picked up.
Click here to learn more about borrowing and returning SearchOhio items.
Questions or problems? Contact the Library by phone at 513-745-5710 or email.
In addition to these services being unavailable, users may see an error on the website in the News, Hours and Staff Directory areas while this maintenance is being performed. All other areas of the UC Libraries website and Library Catalog will be unaffected.
This summer, Langsam Library is a busy place as over 4,000 incoming students participating in UC’s New Student Orientation visit and learn about the Libraries. While here, they engage in activities designed to be both entertaining and informative about the various research resources, assistance and library services they can utilize when they begin classes in the fall.
On May 6, the Health Sciences Library along with all UC Libraries will unveil a completely redesigned website.
Available at http://libraries.uc.edu/hsl/ (same URL as current site) the new website is easy to read and navigate with an updated look and feel, an uncluttered homepage with most content viewable without scrolling, new information and streamlined navigation. User-requested features such as the posting of today’s hours, enhanced location maps and a prominent link to Off-Campus Access from the homepage are included in the redesign.
New content around the growing subject of digital scholarship has been added, as well as a website dedicated to the Libraries’ Special Collections. Also featured prominently on the site are links to HSL Research Guides, a Distance Learning guide, workshops, eJournals and frequently used Health Sciences resources.
The tabbed search box, available on the left-side of the homepage and throughout on many secondary pages of the site, will allow users to search for articles, books, journals, databases and quickly and easily.
For those viewing the site on a tablet or mobile device, the redesign is responsive to adjust to individual screen sizes.
The website redesign does not include the Library Catalog or online databases.
Feedback is welcome as the Health Sciences Library website is a work in progress and will continue to develop over the summer.
Watch for more information about the newly redesigned HSL site!
On May 6, the University of Cincinnati Libraries will unveil a completely redesigned website.
Available at www.libraries.uc.edu (same URL as current site) the new website is easy to read and navigate with an updated look and feel, an uncluttered homepage with most content viewable without scrolling, new information and streamlined navigation. User-requested features such as the posting of today’s hours, enhanced location maps and a prominent link to Off-Campus Access from the homepage are included in the redesign.
Please note that the Library Catalog (UCLID) will be offline on Monday, November 11, 2013 from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm for scheduled maintenance. All applications will be offline, the Online Public Access Catalog and Sierra.
Users can connect, via OhioLINK to access UC online resources.
Langsam Library to Offer Extended Hours until 2am.
After the regular Langsam hours listed below, library space only will be open for students to study until 2am during midterms. To enter the library after the regular closing time, students must do so via the 5th floor UCit@Langsam card-swipe entrance (a valid UC ID is required). Continue reading Need More Time to Study for Midterms?