black history month display

Women of the Movement

Two exhibits on display this spring in the Walter C. Langsam Library highlight women who fought for equality. Women of the Movement: Leaders for Civil Rights and Voting Rights, on display on the 4th floor lobby, profiles female leaders and documents their contributions to the fight for civil and voting rights. Beginning with Sojourner Truth,…

mark twain

Mark Twain and Huck Finn in Cincinnati

By Kevin Grace, University Archivist and Head of the Archives and Rare Books Library When the University of Cincinnati Libraries held its inaugural Adopt-A-Book Evening, “Hidden Treasures,” a year ago, one of the books exhibited for the event’s attendees was a first edition of Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn housed in the Archives…

progress report graphic

A Year of Reflection

Announcing the 5th annual University of Cincinnati Libraries Annual Progress Report – A Year of Reflection. This past year the University of Cincinnati marked its Bicentennial led by the tenants: To Honor the past. Elevate the present. Bend the future. While celebrating the Libraries’ vital role in the past 200 years of the university, we…

life of the mind

Life of the Mind Re-Imagined

It’s back! UC Libraries is collaborating with the Faculty Senate, the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost and the Faculty Enrichment Center to bring back the popular Authors, Editors & Composers event and exhibit last held in 2013. This coming fall, the Life of the Mind lecture series will merge with the former…