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University of Cincinnati Libraries

GUIDE + FACTS


AT A GLANCE

13 Libraries

Total volumes 4,384,890

E-books 1,526,730

Reference questions answered 34,902

LiBlog visits 58,825

Presentations to groups 1,251

Interlibrary loan

OhioLINK

27,237 items loaned 18,066 items borrowed

14,654 items loaned 11,252 items borrowed

Total staff 166 *includes student assistants


Full text articles downloaded 1,998,312

Participants in group presentations 25,022

Initial circulations 106,890

Library catalog hits 14,529,005

Website views 1,752,146

LibGuides

Number of database searches 5,122,898

638 guides/ 523,590 views

Annual gate count 1,941,554


RESEARCH Search for articles, books, journals, databases and more via the search box on the Libraries’ homepage. www.libraries.uc.edu


SUMMON uc.summon.serialssolutions.com

RESEARCH GUIDES guides.libraries.uc.edu

• a good place to start, a powerful search tool that provides fast and easy access to relevant information from library collections on any topic • includes journal and newspaper articles, books, government documents, maps, music recordings, videos, digital collections and more

• research, course resources and tools compiled by librarians • organized by library, subject, type and by owner

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS libraries.uc.edu/special-collections • materials unique to UC in a variety of formats including books, prints, digital files, recordings, artifacts, musical scores and more OHIOLINK - WHEN IT’S NOT AT UC ohiolink.edu • search the OhioLINK Central Catalog for access to nearly 50 million items from 100+ Ohio public college and university libraries • request items to be delivered to a UC library of your choice DIGITAL COLLECTIONS digital.libraries.uc.edu • growing body of digitized texts, images and multimedia from UC Libraries’ collections

LINKS TO RESOURCES libraries.uc.edu/research • indexes and databases • online reference • Kaltura library media space • articles • theses and dissertations • full-text journals COPYRIGHT & FAIR USE AT UC LIBRARIES libraries.uc.edu/research/copyright • info for authors, artists and other creators • useful tools for determining copyright • resources for students, faculty and staff wishing to use the work of others LIBRARY CATALOG uclid.uc.edu • search all library collections regardless of format (books, videos, music, etc.) • service point for: locating materials and availability, links to e-books, requesting items


LOAN PERIOD

3

UNDERGRADUATES

Weeks

GRADUATE STUDENTS

Semester

FACULTY

Semester

STAFF

1 1 1

Semester

RENEWALS OF UC BOOKS

MAXIMUM ITEMS

4

50 Items

2

100 Items

2

1000 Items

2

200 Items

Renewals

Renewals

Renewals

Renewals

*Return materials to any library location - drop b  oxes are available for after-hours returns

SERVICES

THAT CAN BE CHECKED OUT


RESERVES libraries.uc.edu/services/reserves • faculty-assigned, course-related materials available online through Blackboard or in print at specified library locations CONNECTING TO THE LIBRARY OFF CAMPUS 24/7 libraries.uc.edu/off-campus-access • to access certain library online resources from off campus through the UC VPN or the library proxy server INTERLIBRARY LOAN - WHEN IT’S NOT AT UC OR OHIOLINK illiad.uc.edu • borrow items from libraries throughout the U.S. and beyond and pick up at any UC library location EQUIPMENT libraries.uc.edu/services/multimedia-equipment • the Libraries lend equipment solely for use by UC students and faculty in direct support of instruction and completion of course assignments • available equipment includes laptops, cameras, iPads, projectors and more • visit The Desk@Langsam MY LIBRARY RECORD uclid.uc.edu/patroninfo • renew library items online, check when items are due and sign up to receive library notices via e-mail FINES libraries.uc.edu/services/payfinesonline Pay library fines online. UC students, staff, faculty and visiting patrons may make credit card payments of library fines


PLACES + SPACES 10 LIBRARY LOCATIONS libraries.uc.edu/libraries (complete list refers to MAP) ADDITIONAL LIBRARIES AT UC Robert S. Marx Law Library law.uc.edu/library UC Blue Ash College Library libraries.uc.edu/ucba Clermont College Library ucclermont.edu/library


COMPUTER LABS: libraries.uc.edu/digital-scholarship/digitallabs ––Walter C. Langsam Library ––Albino Gorno Memorial (CCM) Library ––Ralph E. Oesper Chemistry-Biology Library ––Robert A. Deshon and Karl J. Schlachter Library for Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) ––College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services (CECH) Library ––College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) Library ––Geology-Mathematics-Physics Library ––Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library (HSL) TECHNOLOGY SPACES libraries.uc.edu/digital-scholarship/ digital-labs STRC libraries.uc.edu/services/studenttechnology-resources-center • located on the 4th floor of Langsam Library, provides instructional technology resources and services • students can: create and edit videos, design web pages, create presentations, scan materials and more • call (513) 556-1468 to make a reservation

Digital Scholarship Center dsc.uc.edu • a catalyst for collaborative, transdisciplinary forms of research and teaching, bringing together humanistic methods with technical innovations • located in 460 Langsam Library Data GIS Collab • located in the GeologyMathematics-Physics Library • high-end workstations with dual monitors and specialized software • consultants to assist with GIS and data analysis Visualization Lab • a suite of research services focused on data science and visualization • located within the GeologyMathematics-Physics Library Informatics Lab • an innovative and collaborative hands-on learning space • a place for UC researchers and graduate students to connect, collaborate and receive research support services • located in the Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library


HELP


CONTACT US libraries.uc.edu/help email (libraries.uc.edu/help/ask.php) - ask a question using an online form and a librarian will respond within 24 hours of receipt, Monday through Friday • call (513) 556-1424 • in-person - assistance is available at public service desks located in every library location ADAPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES libraries.uc.edu/services/adaptivetechnologies • computers with large screen monitors, movable tables and chairs, non-florescent lighting and dictation software, screenreading and text-enlarging software • Langsam Library, 4th floor adjacent to the STRC

LIBRARY CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS webcentral.uc.edu/hslclass • hands-on instructional sessions on using library resources and tools, including software and citation management CITING SOURCES guides.libraries.uc.edu/citing • information on how to cite sources, images, sound and more SUBJECT LIBRARIANS libraries.uc.edu/help/subject-librarians • list of librarians by subjects they select TUTORIALS libraries.uc.edu/help/tutorials • videos, web pages and tips on finding, evaluating and using information

Notice of Non-Discrimination The University of Cincinnati does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status or gender identity and expression in its programs and activities. The complete Notice of Nondiscrimination can be found at uc.edu/about/policies/non-discrimination


MAP MAP 1

Walter C. Langsam Library

libraries.uc.edu

The Desk@Langsam (4th FL)

libraries.uc.edu/services/borrow-circulation The Elliston Poetry Room (6th FL) libraries.uc.edu/elliston

2

Ralph E. Oesper ChemistryBiology Library Rieveschl Hall (5th FL) BURNET WOODS PARK

Woodside Drive

MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE

Scioto Lane

Robert A. Deshon and Karl J. Schlachter Library for Design, Architecture, Art and Planning (DAAP)

MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE

Campus Green Drive

libraries.uc.edu/chem-bio

CAMPUS GREEN

Co lle

Cl ift on

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Lindner College of Business Building

LIBRARY SQUARE

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OF ER RO ZI M M RD EN GA

Co ur t

West University Avenue SIGMA SIGMA COMMONS

libraries.uc.edu/daap

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UNIVER GATEW

JEFFERSON AVENUE

DE R HN IE AN SC HE RM AD RA NG LE QU s W ay Ca m pu

Commons Way

Aronoff Center For Design & Art (5th FL)

Ma

3

CAMPUS GREEN GATEWAY

WOODSIDE GATEWAY

Campus Way

West Daniels Street BEARCAT PLAZA McMICKEN COMMONS

4

Geology-MathematicsPhysics Library

UNIVERSIT Y PLAZA West Charlton/Herschede Walk Victory Plaza

cl e n C ir ic k e M cM

B lv

O’Varsity Way

CC M

Champions Avenue

libraries.uc.edu/gmp

Backstage Drive

Braunstein Hall (2nd FL)

d Corry Boulevard

i ve

Dr

it y Village Corbett Drive

CALHOUN STREET

McMILLAN STREET

Scioto Street

libraries.uc.edu/cech

Classen Street Dennis Street

Teachers College (3rd FL)

Corry Boulevard McMICKEN GATEWAY

Va r s

5

College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services Library (CECH)

Straight Street

CO GATE


10

Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library

And

Henry R. Winkler Center for the History of the Health Professions Medical Sciences + CARE/Crawley (G Level)

R KING DRIVE

Scioto Lane

West University Avenue

UNIVERSITY GATEWAY

6

JEFFERSON AVENUE

Baldwin Hall (8th FL) libraries.uc.edu/ceas

West Daniels Street

7

West Charlton/Herschede Walk

ry Boulevard

College of Engineering and Applied Science Library (CEAS)

John Miller Burnam Classics Library Blegen Library (4th FL) libraries.uc.edu/classics

CORRY GATEWAY

8

Albino Gorno Memorial Library (CCM) Blegen Library (6th FL)

libraries.uc.edu/ccm

9

Archives and Rare Books Library Blegen Library (8th FL)

libraries.uc.edu/arb


University of Cincinnati Libraries PO Box 210033, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45221-0033 Phone: (513) 556-1424 libraries.uc.edu

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University of Cincinnati Library Guide 2018/19  

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University of Cincinnati Library Guide 2018/19  

A Guide to the services, research and help available in UC Libraries, as well as usage stats and location map.