Using the Library

Due to rising cases in COVID-19 and recommendations from university leadership, the Health Sciences Library will be closed effective 5:45 PM ET on Friday, November 20, until further notice. Please check the Library Reopening page for the most up-to-date information regarding library access and hours.

The latest information regarding coronavirus and the university's operating status can be found at and the Safe and Healthy Buckeyes site.

Health Sciences Library Front Desk

Our staff is available to assist you virtually during this time:

  • Live chat hours: Monday through Friday, 12 - 4 PM EDT. Look for the green "Chat with a Librarian" button on our home page or right side navigator; or
  • Email; or
  • Use our Ask a Librarian form. We strive to answer these questions within 24 hours Monday through Friday.

Public Services staff is available to assist library visitors with all the services the Health Sciences Library offers. If you're in the library, stop by the first floor front desk to check out anatomical models, reserve study space and learn about library services.