Did You Know? Get Insider Tips This January at the Library

By Elizabeth Sullivan

As we ease ourselves into Spring Semester, the UCBA Library is here to help you start off on the right foot with some tips and insider tricks.  Did you know that scattered throughout our shelves are a selection of graphic novels and contemporary fiction?  How about that the library has access to over 800 databases and we can help you navigate them as you work on your research?  Maybe you just need to relax with a film.  Did you know the library has a variety of documentaries and feature films available to checkout or stream?

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Explore the UCBA Library this semester to learn more with facts and tips throughout our space.  We are also featuring our collections of fiction, graphic novels, DVDs, and biographies and memoirs.  These items are on display and available for checkout with a valid UC ID through the month of January.

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.

UCBA Library Open Saturday Before Finals

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If you need a place to get some extra studying done before finals, the UCBA Library is here for you!  We will be open special hours on Saturday, December 8 from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm.  Come stop by to work on a project, use a computer, book a study room, or just focus on studying in a quiet environment.

The Library will resume regular Fall Semester hours on Monday, December 10th at 7:30 am.

Please visit our UC Blue Ash Library Hours page to view all of our hours, including holidays and any exceptions to our regular schedule.

UCBA Library Highlights Titles for Native American Heritage Month

by Christian Boyles

Native American Heritage Book Display

This commemorative month aims to provide a platform for Native Americans in the United States of America to share their culture, traditions, music, crafts, dance, and ways and concepts of life. This gives Native people the opportunity to express to their community, both city, county and state officials their concerns and solutions for building bridges of understanding and friendship in their local area. Your UCBA library is sharing a selection of our titles relating to many aspects of Native American life. The display will be available until December 8th and can also be browsed online on the Library Displays at UCBA guide.

UCBA Library’s Thanksgiving Break Hours

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The UCBA College Library will have the following hours during the Thanksgiving holiday:

  • Wednesday, November 21:  7:30 am – 5:00 pm
  • Thursday, November 22 – Sunday, November 25:  CLOSED

The Library will resume regular Fall Semester hours on Monday, November 26th at 7:30 am.

Please visit our UC Blue Ash Library Hours page to view all of our hours, including holidays and any exceptions to our regular schedule.

Check out a SPOOKY book at the UCBA Library

by Kellie Tilton

Spooky Book Display

I was never kinder to the old man than during the whole week before I killed him.
The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe

From witches to aliens to monsters to ghosts, the UCBA Library has you covered for all your horror-related reading needs. Catch up with Edgar Allen Poe, read up on hauntings of college campuses or expand you horror film knowledge and more with books on display until Halloween.