Quick Reference

The library is open to all current OSU students, faculty and staff via badge-swipe access using a valid BuckID or Medical Center badge. 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 go.osu.edu/coronavirus and the Safe and Healthy Buckeyes site.

You can Live Chat with a librarian when the "Chat with a Librarian" button is green. All other times, please use our Ask A Librarian form to submit your question to our librarians for virtual assistance. Some ways we can help include:

  • finding full text journal articles
  • basic database search assistance
  • catalog search assistance
  • finding and requesting OhioLINK materials
  • referrals to Liaison Librarians
  • referrals to other library services