Libraries

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

The Robert A. Deshon and Karl J. Schlachter Library for Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (the DAAP Library) provides on-site access to nearly 100,000 monographs and bound journals, and hundreds of cutting-edge periodicals.  Subjects covered include: fashion design, industrial design, graphic design, architecture, interior design, landscape design, horticulture, art history, art education, and fine art: sculpture, drawing, printmaking, and photography.  The library has growing special collections comprised of artist’s books, architectural drawings and archives, handmade/fragile pop up books, rare elephant folios, and Cincinnati urban planning materials.

Research Guides


News

UC Clermont Exhibit Explores Historic Angles of Modern Architecture

Modernist architecture is on full display at UC Clermont College now through Dec. 13 as part of “Collecting Space and Form: Ideas of the Modern,” featuring exhibits from the Robert A. Deshon and Karl J. Schlachter Library for Design, Art, Architecture and Planning at the University of Cincinnati’s Uptown campus. In the mid-20th-century, Cincinnati architects […]

200 Years of Curation Exhibit – DAAP Library Highlight

Women Directed, Women Curated The Robert A. Deshon and Karl J. Schlachter Library for Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning has been collecting artists’ books since 1970, and a portion of these books are on display at the Two Hundred Years of Curation exhibit. Artists’ books come in many forms, among them: a traditional codex, a […]

Read Source to learn more about the news, events, people and happenings in UC Libraries.

Read Source, the online newsletter, to learn more about the news, events, people and happenings in UC Libraries. In this issue of Source, Dean Xuemao Wang writes about his new role as vice provost for digital scholarship, which ties in with the article Introducing the Research @ Data Services Team. The Libraries special collections are […]


Hours

Fall Semester
Aug. 26 - Dec. 13, 2019
Days
Times  
Monday - Thursday
8am - 10pm
Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday 1pm - 5pm
Sunday 1pm - 10pm
Exceptions:
Labor Day Mon. Sept. 2: CLOSED
Veteran's Day Mon. Nov. 11: CLOSED
Thanksgiving
Wed. Nov. 27: 8am - 6pm
Thu. - Fri. Nov. 28 - 29: CLOSED

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