Library Leadership


The University of Cincinnati Libraries empowers discovery, stimulates learning and inspires the creation of knowledge by connecting students, faculty, researchers and scholars to dynamic data, information and resources.

Dean & Associate Deans

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Liz Kiscaden

Dean and University Librarian

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Sets the vision for the University of Cincinnati Libraries and works collaboratively with library faculty and staff toward the fulfillment of the organization's mission, values and strategic priorities.

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Lori E. Harris

Associate Dean for Research & Instruction

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Provides leadership of key library departments focused on research, instruction and data services, as well as the Health Sciences, Engineering and Applied Sciences, DAAP and CECH Libraries.

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Associate Dean for Collections

Leadership responsibilities for the following libraries and departments: Collections, Content Services, Preservation and the Archives & Rare Books Library.

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Associate Dean for Operations & User Services

Leadership for the following service areas in the University of Cincinnati Libraries: circulation, reserves, interlibrary loan, facilities and user experience.