For the safety of our staff and users, we have discontinued in-person help until further notice. We encourage you to reach out to us via chat or email. For subject-specific help, please contact your subject librarian.
If you do not have access to a laptop or mobile device, or do not have access to the internet, please contact your dean’s office. They will work with you and your instructors to provide guidance and identify any resources available as we navigate this challenge.
Please place your items in the book return drop at any Ohio University campus library. You will not be charged late fees.
If you are unable to return your books to a campus location, we ask that you please hold onto all Ohio university and OhioLINK materials for now and we will provide instructions for return at a later date. All items you have checked out will be automatically renewed until further notice. You will not be charged late fees.
Use the "Request" button in the ALICE Catalog. You will be notified by email when your materials are ready, which will typically be within 5 business days.
Hours and directions vary by campus location. See our FAQs for more information.
Borrowing of physical items from other libraries is suspended at this time. Contact us for assistance with electronic materials. Interlibrary loan is still available for critical requests for course content we do not own and can fulfill electronically (not complete books).
Contact us for assistance locating materials to fulfill assignments. If your instructor has print course materials on reserve that you need, ask them to complete our Course Request Form to inquire about access to critical course materials for which we do not currently have electronic access.
We are temporarily suspending delivery services. We will renew all materials if possible. Please contact us at email@example.com if you have questions or issues.
Ohio University Libraries’ facilities on the Athens and regional campuses closed to the public on March 20 until further notice due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The Libraries are suspending Records services, both receiving and delivering, during this time. If you have an urgent request, exceptions will require the Dean of University Libraries approval. Please email justification for an exception to Bill Kimok, University Archivist.