About the Library – OHIO University Libraries
  • How do I donate items to the library?

    The library accepts items which add to the uniqueness of our collection and that not are owned by a significant number of other OhioLINK libraries. To sum up: if Ohio University Library does not own the item, we would be interested in receiving it. We may decide not to add it to the collection if … Continued

  • Can I bring my public school students to Alden Library?

    Visiting Alden Library High, middle, or elementary school groups are welcome to visit Alden Library at any time to use our resources on their own. If you are interested in a session with a librarian to teach your class how to use our resources, please contact to discuss your assignment and other details. If your … Continued

  • Where can I watch a VHS tape or DVD in the library?

    All of the library’s public computers have the ability to play DVDs, but you will need to bring a pair of headphones.  DVDs, as well as VHS tapes, may also be viewed on one of the a VHS/DVD television units that may be checked out at the 2nd or 4th floor service desks.    If … Continued

  • How Do I Find Statistics with the Statista Website

    The Libraries subscribes to Statista, a searchable website of statistics on a huge variety of topics. This video shows you how to find and use the statistics available from Statista.  If you are unable to view this video, try accessing the video from YouTube. This video is released under Creative Commons license. You are welcome … Continued

  • How do I find a job in the library?

    The Libraries employ approximately 200 students each year, offering job opportunities in many areas.  For information about finding jobs in the library, please visit our Jobs page.  Staff or professional positions can also be found on the jobs page at the bottom listed under full-time employment.  

  • Where is the Library Annex? And what is the Annex?

    The Library Annex, also known as the Southeast Ohio Regional Depository, is a high-density library storage facility for the Ohio University Libraries combining filing, retrieval, and delivery services. Items located at the Annex can be requested using the “Request Annex or Intercampus” button in ALICE Catalog (more detailed instructions on how to make a request).