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    Volume 18,  Volume 18, Issue 2

    UC Libraries Welcomes Students through Bearcat Academy

    On January 29, the University of Cincinnati Libraries participated in Bearcat Academy to introduce local high school students to the offerings and possibilities available when they use a research library or consider a career in libraries. The Libraries visit was a part of the programming for the CECH Diversity Research Day. Bearcat Academy is a partnership between UC and Cincinnati Public Schools to support college awareness, readiness and preparation. The goal is to prepare high school students from underrepresented communities for rigorous college experiences by providing multiple years of mentoring activities that focus on motivation, academic planning, scholarly and social experiences as well as financial awareness. Students from Aiken, Hughes…

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    Volume 17,  Volume 17, Issue 1

    Join UC Libraries at Books by the Banks

    On Saturday, October 20, the 12th annual Books by the Banks: Cincinnati USA Book Festival will take place downtown at Duke Energy Convention Center from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Once again, UC Libraries is an organizing partner of the literary event that allows readers to meet and greet favorite authors. The day-long festival will feature over 150 regional and national authors, book signings, author panels and activities for the entire family to enjoy. All events are free and open to the public. At the festival, attendees will have the opportunity to meet authors and to purchase signed copies of their books. Books by the Banks features writers in various categories, including fiction, non-fiction, cooking,…