Borrowing Guidelines

CECH Library materials may be checked out by current UC students, faculty, staff, and UC Alumni Association members. A current Bearcat Card or other valid picture ID such as a driver's license is required to check out materials.

Until further notice, most library materials have due dates of February 15, 2021. Please consult the UC Libraries Click & Collect web page for the most up-to-date borrowing information in relation to COVID-19.

Loans & Renewals

CECH Library Loan Periods By Item Type
Item Type Loan Period
Children's & YA Books 3 weeks
Journals n/a
K-12 Electronics 2 weeks
K-12 Magazines 2 weeks
Mixed Materials (kits) 2 weeks
Professional Education Books Undergraduates: 3 weeks
Faculty/Staff/Graduate Students: 1 semester
Professional Education Media 2 weeks
Reference Materials n/a
Teacher Handbooks 3 weeks
Textbooks 3 weeks

Most items can be renewed 2 times. For specific details please contact Elaine Ignatius, CECH Library Operations Manager, by phone at 513-556-1307 or via email at

Patrons may renew materials online, by phone at 513-556-1430, or in person at any UC Library.