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

Shepard Fairey Showcase

The Robert A. Deshon and Karl J. Schlachter Library for Design, Architecture, Art and Planning presents an exhibit highlighting the works of Shepard Fairey. Best known for his iconic “HOPE” portrait utilized in Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign, and the equally striking “OBEY” poster inspired by 1988 classic, They Live, Shepard Fairey has established a sterling […]

Elizabeth Meyer Appointed Head of the Deshon, Schlachter DAAP Library

Elizabeth Meyer has been appointed head of the Robert A. Deshon and Karl J. Schlachter Library for Design, Architecture, Art and Planning (DAAP) effective immediately. Elizabeth has been graciously serving as the interim head of the DAAP Library since 2017. In her interim role, Elizabeth has been commended for her commitment to outstanding services and […]

Most UC Libraries Closed Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 2

UC Libraries will be closed Monday, September 2 for Labor Day, except for the Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library, which will be open 9am-5pm. This closing includes the Walter C. Langsam Library 4th floor space, which will close Sunday, September 1 at 11pm and re-open Tuesday, September 3 at 7:45am. A complete listing of […]


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