Irish Writers and Culture

Q: What do Oscar Wilde, Bono, and St. Patrick have in common?

A: They’re all Irish!

Check out your Clermont College Library for all things Irish, including books by Irish writers, plus books and videos (and streaming-specific video) about Ireland. If we don’t have what you need, we can find it for you. Click the authors’ names below for a listing of UC Libraries holdings.


Edgeworth, Maria, 1767-1849

Gregory, Lady, 1852 1932

Joyce, James, 1882-1941

Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989

Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013

Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912

Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745

Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900

Yeats, William Butler, 1865-1939


Katie Foran-Mulcahy
Library Director

Finding Films

The Clermont College Library houses over 631 DVDs which can be checked out for a week. Enjoy the DVDs on your laptop, any Clermont College computer, or at home. If you choose to view a movie in the library, headphones are available at the circulation desk . Students must have a valid UC ID to check out DVDs and headphones.

Searching the CatalogSkye DVD blog

Use the library catalog to search for specific films.  Use the “Title” option to search films by title.  Use the “Author” option for actor or director.

To look for a specific type of film, use the advanced keyword search.

  1. Select the “Advanced Keyword” tab in the catalog.
  2. Under “Add Limits” select “Videos/DVDs”.
  3. Add additional search terms, such as an actor (in all fields) or director (as author).
  4. Select Library location-Clermont or any of the other available locations.

Many DVDs, including feature films, can be borrowed from other institutions in the same manner as books.

Stop by the library to see if your film is available or search and place a hold!

Natalie Winland
Public Services Manager

HSL Lunch & Learn Videos Available

Miss the Health Sciences Library’s February Lunch & Learn series? Don’t worry! You can now watch all four instruction sessions online. Check out videos by following the links below. The videos are also available on the HSL’s Tutorials guide at

Excel Tricks: Learn about some of the newer features available in Excel to make you a more effective user.

Free Screencasting Tools: Learn the basics on how to record a video of what you do on a computer screen using two free screencasting tools, Screencast-O-Matic and Jing.

iPad 101: A beginners’ look at iPads, including settings and some helpful apps.

Time Saving Tech Tips: Learn to leverage productivity apps (Evernote) and shortcuts to save you time and hassle.

Note: Videos are available in WMV format.

Counseling and Therapy in Video

University of Cincinnati Libraries has recently subscribed to Counseling and Therapy in Video. This collection includes over 700 hours of online media for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling.  Transcripts are displayed and synchronized with the video enhancing the viewing experience.  Basic and advanced search capabilities are available as well as the ability to browse by subject, therapy type, theme, and therapist.

Access is available through the University of Cincinnati Libraries A-Z index of databases