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.



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UC Libraries closed Memorial Day, Monday, May 30

All University of Cincinnati Libraries locations will be closed Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day. Regular library hours for all locations will resume Tuesday, May 31. Have a safe holiday.


Hours

  • Spring Semester Jan. 24 – Apr. 29, 2022
    • Monday – Thursday: 8am – 8pm
    • Friday: 8am – 5pm
    • Saturday: 1pm – 5pm
    • Sunday: 1pm – 8pm
    • Exceptions:
      • Thursday Apr. 28: 8am – 6pm
  • Summer Break Apr. 30 – May 8, 2022
    • Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm
    • Saturday & Sunday: Closed
  • Summer Semester May 9 – Aug. 5, 2022
    • Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm
    • Saturday: Closed
    • Sunday: 1pm – 5pm
    • Exceptions:
      • Memorial Day – Monday, May 30: Closed
      • Juneteenth – Monday, June 20: Closed
      • Independence Day – Monday, July 4: Closed
  • Summer Break Aug. 6 – Aug. 21, 2022
    • Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm
    • Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Contact Information

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