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Quick tips on Library Resources

Need resources related to your major?

Whatever your major area of study, we have a librarian who specializes in your subject.
Find your subject librarian.


Need an answer to almost any question?

Ask us first when you need sources for an assignment, directions to a library service, consultation with a librarian, or just about anything else.
Contact Reference Services.


Need an introduction to OSU Libraries?

Connect with library faculty and staff and learn about OSU libraries in our interactive workshops.
Learn more about First Year Success Series Sessions.


Need help in your First Year Writing course?

Get specialized research help for your first year writing course.
Learn more about the Research Tutor.


Need to save money on textbooks?

OSU Libraries offers a wide variety of textbooks for required general education courses, available for short-term loan (usually 2 hours) at Thompson Library and select on-campus locations.
Use GE textbooks at the Library.


Need a job?

We offer a variety of student jobs in our libraries across campus, including Federal Work Study jobs, that can teach you valuable academic and life skills while you earn money.
Check for current openings in Student Library Jobs.


Need technical support?

When you need help connecting device to wifi or email, managing your online identity, removing a virus, or other computer-related help, consult face-to-face with an OSU IT representative at the BuckeyeBar located in Thompson Library.
Visit the BuckeyeBar in Thompson Library.