• Volume 19,  Volume 19, Issue 1

    UC Libraries and the UC Venture Lab – a Partnership to Boost Innovation

    By Ted Baldwin and Rebecca Olson Building a Connection In summer of 2019, Ted Baldwin, director, Science and Engineering Libraries, and Rebecca Olson, business and social science informationist, sought new opportunities that would align the University of Cincinnati Libraries with UC’s Innovation Agenda, part of the university’s Next Lives Here framework. Both Ted and Rebecca held prior experience as information research professionals in industry. They desired to build bridges between academic and commercial endeavors of the university that would leverage existing skills and expertise of UC’s faculty and staff. Ted and Rebecca connected with leaders at UC’s new 1819 Innovation Hub – director of startups Grant Hoffman, and lead entrepreneur-in-residence, Nancy…

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    Volume 18,  Volume 18, Issue 3

    Supporting Students and Faculty in a Time of Crisis

    Since the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses and organizations worldwide have sought new and innovative ways to continue to cater to their users and provide the best possible services in a truly unprecedented situation. The University of Cincinnati Libraries is no exception. Over the last three months library faculty and staff, in collaboration with university partners such as Student Government and IT@UC, and in conversation with faculty from across campus, have made a swift transition to remote online services. All the while, the Libraries has stayed committed to their mission to empower discovery, stimulate learning and inspire the creation of knowledge by connecting students, faculty, researchers and scholars to…

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    Volume 16,  Volume 16, Issue 3

    Staff News

    Appointments Eira Tansey, digital archivist/records manager in the Archives and Rare Books Library, was appointed to the Society of American Archivists (SAA) Committee on Public Policy, a national committee that does the legwork behind virtually all SAA public policy statements and press releases regarding “record keeping issues in the news” – including recent statements on law enforcement body-camera footage, violations of FOIA and other matters of public record keeping interest. Awards On April 13th two UC Libraries employees were honored at the UC Celebration of Black Excellence 2018 awards ceremony. Don Jason, health informationist in the Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library, was awarded a Maendeleo Award, Promotion Award for…