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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

All physical library locations remained closed. The Click & Collect retrieval and pickup service is available for UC users to request printed library materials in the Library Catalog for pickup at designated locations.

Requests made by 9:oo AM Wednesday will be available for pickup between noon-4:00 PM Thursday. Due dates have been automatically set for August 10.

For pickup locations, details and updates https://libraries.uc.edu/about/covid-19.html

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