Ralph E. Oesper Chemistry-Biology Library

Online Resources

Your librarian can assist with questions & requests (e-book purchases, instruction sessions, research consultations).  Contact your librarian or use our Contact the Science & Engineering Libraries form:

  • Ted Baldwin, – A&S: Biology, Chemistry, Oesper Collections and Museum (History of Chemistry) ; CEAS: Biomedical, Chemical, Environmental Engineering
  • Mark Chalmers, – A&S: Mathematics, Physics ; Cincinnati Observatory Collection ; CEAS: Aerospace and Engineering Mechanics / Fire Science, Civil and Architectural Engineering and Construction Management, Computer Science, Engineering and Computing Education
  • Holly Prochaska, – A&S: Environmental Studies, Geology, Geography ; Map Collections (Geo-Math-Physics Library)
  • Aja Bettencourt-McCarthy, - A&S: Neuroscience ; CEAS: Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical and Materials Engineering / Industrial and Systems Engineering, CQU-UC Joint Co-op Institute (JCI), Inclusive Excellence and Community Engagement (IECE)


Regular Summer Term Hours Begin Monday, May 6

  • Mon - Fri, Swipe Access Only
  • Saturday & Sunday, CLOSED 

Special Hours and Holiday Closings

  • Memorial Day Holiday - Mon, 5/27 - CLOSED
  • Juneteenth Holiday - Wed, 6/19 - CLOSED
  • Independence Day Holiday - Thurs, 7/4 - CLOSED

Break Weeks: August 3 - August 25

  • Mon-Fri, Swipe Access Only
  • Sat & Sun, CLOSED    


UC Libraries Closed Memorial Day, May 27th

All University of Cincinnati Libraries locations will be closed Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. Regular library hours for all locations will resume Tuesday, May 28. Have a safe and enjoyable holiday.

Contact and Address

Chemistry-Biology Library
PO Box 210151
503 Rieveschl Hall
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0151
Phone: (513) 556-1550 (call CEAS Library at this time)
Contact Us: Science & Engineering Libraries 
Library Director: Ted Baldwin;