FAQ Topic: Access and Borrowing
The library no longer charges daily fines. Please renew or return library items or you will be charged a replacement fee for items 29 days or more overdue. Note that course reserves and other short term loan items will be charged if the items are 3 days or more overdue. Replacement Fee Athens campus libraries, … Continued
This video demonstrates how to request an article using the OU Libraries’ Document Delivery Service: If you are unable to view this video, try accessing the video from YouTube.
Alumni, if they are not enrolled in classes, are considered community members and have access to resources only if you come to Alden Library (that is no access from home or off-campus). You may want to look at the additional benefits of joining the Friends of the Libraries (e.g., access to OhioLINK and interlibrary loan). … Continued
Many movies are used for teaching purposes and due to the popularity of many of our titles, Faculty, Instructors and Teaching Assistants are allowed to book a film in advance. To do this, complete the video bookings for class use form. If you have any questions, call us at (740) 593-2699.
You can check the status of books that you have checked out using your Library Account. Please note that books left in the book drops are not checked in immediately. At times when many books are being returned – such as the end of the semester – it may take longer than usual for books to … Continued
Alden Library does not loan camcorders or video cameras, projectors, digital cameras, tripods, etc. However, such audio visual equipment is available in The Patton College of Education and Human Services’ Curriculum & Technology Center, 215 McCracken Hall. Students in need of equipment (projectors, video cameras/camcorders, digital cameras, etc.) for class assignments can access the Center’s … Continued
If one of our books, meaning a book owned by OU or a branch of OU, is checked out you should try to request it through OhioLINK. Either search the OhioLINK Catalog directly or from your ALICE Catalog search Click the “Search OhioLINK” button on the right side of the page (see image to the … Continued
Professors and instructors will often place items on “reserve” at the library. These reserve items can be either print (hard copy) or online (pdf) files. To find items for your class, search by class or instructor.
Your Ohio ID is the stem portion of your email (e.g., if your email is email@example.com then your Ohio ID is bobcat1). This is the same username and password used for My Ohio and Blackboard. If you are a new or returning after an extended absence, start by activating your Ohio ID. Students and faculty … Continued
When you cannot find book or article in Ohio, we will try to borrow it from another U.S. library or in some cases international library. You start this process by making either “book” or “article” request through Interlibrary Loan-Illiad. Provide as much citation information as you know as this will help expedite the process.