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Temporary Hours 10AM to 5PM

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Due to temporary staffing changes, LaRC's hours will be 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday and 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Saturdays through the end of January.

The reading room will close at 4:00 pm on Friday, Dec. 6, so that the staff can attend a library event.

Please check for Schiro Reading Room hours information and exceptions on the LaRC website.

Auld Lang Syne

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When Eira Tansey joined LaRC, I reviewed the position’s responsibilities with her. I then told her that her actual job - her real job - was to use this position to gain the training, experience, and education needed to create a career, and that a career would almost certainly require eventually moving elsewhere. It is therefore with regret but great pride that I announce that Eira has accepted the position of Digital Archivist/Records Manager at the University of Cincinnati’s Archives and Rare Books Library. Her last day in LaRC is today.

Eira joined LaRC in July of 2008 and rose to overseeing LaRC’s archival program. She managed several major LaRC projects, including implementing our online inventory database and working with outsourcers to place guides to our holdings online. An active contributor to the archival profession, she has presented papers and chaired sessions at many archival conferences and serves on the Society of American Archivists Communications Task Force. She recei…