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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News

UC Libraries Closed Monday, Jan. 20 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

UC Libraries will be closed Monday, Jan. 20 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with the exception of the Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library, which will be open 9am-5pm. The libraries will resume normal hours on Tuesday, Jan. 21. This closing includes the 4th floor of the Walter C. Langsam Library, which will close […]

UC Libraries Closed for Winter Seasonal Days, Dec. 23-Jan. 1

The faculty and staff of the University of Cincinnati Libraries bring you good tidings of the season and wish you a prosperous and joyful 2020! UC Libraries will be closed for Winter Seasonal Days, Dec. 23-Jan. 1, with the exception of the Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library, which will be open on a limited […]

Luna Digital Collections Application Briefly Unavailable Dec. 12

The Luna application, which houses some of our digital collections, will be upgraded to the latest version available from the vendor this morning, Dec. 12 starting at 10:00 am, so that we may patch some security vulnerabilities that were discovered from a recent scan of the server. Once the upgrade has been completed an all […]


Hours

Spring Semester
Jan. 13 - Apr. 30, 2020
Days
Times
Monday - Thursday
8am - 10pm
Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday 1pm - 5pm
Sunday 1pm - 10pm
Exceptions:
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday Jan. 20: CLOSED
Spring Break
Mar. 14 - 22:
Monday - Friday: 8am - 5pm
Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED
Last Day of Semester
Thursday Apr. 30: 8am - 6pm
Semester Break
May 1 - 10, 2020
Days Times
Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Summer Semester Hours will begin on Monday May 11, 2020

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