Robert A. Deshon and Karl J. Schlachter Library for Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning

The Click & Collect retrieval and pickup service allows UC users to request printed library materials in the Library Catalog for pickup at designated locations. Requests at the DAAP Library made Wednesday before 9am are available for pick up on Thursday  from 10am – 4pm. See Hours section below for any exceptions to this. Users should wait for an e-mail pickup notice before coming to pick up requested items.

DAAP Library requested library materials can be picked up on a cart at the check-in desk of the 3000 level entrance to the Aronoff Center for Design and Art building.

Due dates have been automatically set for February 15. When searching for print materials in the Library Catalog, items with the status of “Click & Collect" are available for request. Items from one library location cannot be requested for pickup at another library location.


  • Operating Hours: 9am – 4pm, Monday – Friday by appointment only.
  • Exceptions:
    • Monday Nov. 30 – Wednesday Dec. 23: Facility Closed. Once a Week Click & Collect only. Request materials by Wednesday for Thursday pick up.
    • Winter Season Days, Thursday Dec. 24 – Sunday Jan. 3: Closed
  • The DAAP Library will be open by appointment from 9am to 4pm Monday through Friday for browsing. Please schedule your visit one day in advance. A confirmation email will be sent confirming the appointment. Please make a reservation with Elizabeth Meyer at
  • Capacity = 12
  • The DAAP Library is open to browse, view, and checkout library materials, and for computer use to access library resources. No study rooms or study tables will be available.
  • DAAP Library books can be requested through Click & Collect contactless borrowing service.  Pick up materials at the 3000 level desk area on a designated cart. Another cart is available for material return.

Temporary Online Access

Pidgeon Digital

COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) Information

We are here to continue to support our students, faculty and staff with our online resources. Visit the DAAP Library COVID-19 Update page for information about library services, what to do with checked out materials, and off campus access.

Checked Out Library Materials

  • Due dates have been extended for all materials intil Feb 15, 2021. Fines will not be incurred for UC, OhioLINK or Interlibrary Loan items.
  • If you must return print materials, a book return drop slot is available on the Walter C. Langsam Library building immediately outside of the main entrance lobby doors. During plaza construction, the drop slot is easiest to reach via the library lobby. When arriving via Woodside Drive/Library Garage, proceed to the 4th floor to enter the lobby. Proceed through the available door to exit the lobby and access the drop slot.

Research Guides


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The University of Cincinnati Libraries will be closed Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 for Thanksgiving, with the Walter C. Langsam Library closing early on Wednesday, November 25 at 5pm. Beginning Monday, November 30 library hours will vary by location with some closing their facilities and offering weekly Click & Collect library material retrieval […]

CEAS, CECH and DAAP Libraries Re-Open to Users

As of September 14, the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) Library, College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services (CECH) Library and the Robert A. Deshon and Karl J. Schlachter Library for Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) have re-opened to users, joining the other library locations previously opened. Hours and location specific […]

Contact Information

Aronoff Center for Design and Art

Robert A. Deshon and Karl J. Schlachter Library for Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning 
5480 Aronoff Center for Design and Art
2600 Clifton Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0016
(513) 556-1335