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)


Fall Hours
  • Mon - Fri, 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Sat & Sun - CLOSED 

Swipe access available outside of operating hours

Special Hours and Holiday Closings

  • Labor Day Holiday - Sun & Mon, 9/3 & 9/4 - CLOSED 
  • Veteran's Day - Fri, 11/10 - CLOSED
  • Thanksgiving Holiday -  Thursday, 11/23 - Sunday, 11/26 - CLOSED

Note: Regular hours on the fall reading days: Monday (10/9) & Tuesday (11/7).      


On display for Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from September 15th to October 15th to honor the contributions and influences of Hispanic and Latinx cultures of America. A new exhibit on display on the 4th floor lobby of the Walter C. Langsam Library … Continue reading

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;