Students in the library…the Walter C. Langsam Library is proving very popular this fall semester
Enter the Walter C. Langsam Library on any given school day and you will find it teeming with students studying, working in groups, searching library collections, printing a paper or grabbing a coffee. While always a popular destination on campus, this academic year has seen a resurgence of students in Langsam Library. In August, the University of Cincinnati welcomed a record 48,300 students — a 3% increase over last year — to begin fall semester. This growth in the number of students on campus, a trend the last 10 years, can be seen in the libraries as well. Since August 22, 155,194 people have entered Langsam Library. On September 13…
UC Libraries & The Elliston Poetry room present Poetry Stacked
The University of Cincinnati Libraries and the Elliston Poetry Room announce Poetry Stacked, a semi-regular poetry reading series held in the 6th floor east stacks of the Walter C. Langsam Library. Scheduled for Wednesdays, Oct. 19 and Nov. 30 at 4:30pm, each event will feature three poets reading their original poetry. Each session will include a UC faculty or staff member, a student and a local or national community member. The mission of Poetry Stacked is to celebrate poetry and raise awareness of the collections of both UC Libraries and the Elliston Poetry Room. Each reading will engage audiences via exposure to contemporary poetry and increase appreciation for both the…
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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