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Archives and Rare Books Library

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Effective 5pm, Monday, March 16 all UC Libraries locations will close until further notice.

The Archives and Rare Library staff will still be handling reference and research questions for students, faculty, staff, and UC administrative offices during this closure.  Please leave us a message at 513.556.1959, or send an email to archives@ucmail.uc.edu and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.


The Archives and Rare Books Library holds the University's Rare Books collection, University Archives, Local Government records, Urban Studies archive, and German-Americana collection.  The Archives and Rare Books Library is located on the 8th floor of Blegen Library on the University of Cincinnati's uptown campus.   


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Hours

Effective 5pm, Monday, March 16 all UC Libraries locations will close until further notice. The only exception to this will be the Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library, which at this moment will remain open ONLY for College of Medicine students participating in testing.

Contact and Address

Archives & Rare Books Library
8th Floor Blegen Library
P.O. Box 210113
2602 McMicken Circle 
Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0113
Phone:  513-556-1959