What is this searching? The OSU Library Catalog searches for print, electronic and other formats in the OSU Libraries collections. More Search Options >>
What is this searching? The OhioLINK catalog allows searching and requesting of scholarly materials located in the 90+ college and university member libraries around Ohio, plus the State Library of Ohio. More Search Options >>
What is this searching? WorldCat@OSU searches across 7 key databases for books, articles, and more. More Search Options >>
What is this searching? The SearchOhio Catalog allows searching and requesting of popular books, DVDs, CDs and other materials from 20+ public library systems throughout the state of Ohio. More Search Options >>
To find ebooks in the library's catalog, you can use the Advanced Search function to search by material type. Here are the steps:
You can also do a normal search, and if there is a book you want that is only available physically, please contact the Art & Design Librarian to discuss your options. There maybe an ebook edition that is not appearing in your search results or one can be purchased.
Below are some links for individual ebook platforms available to you with your OSU log-in credentials.
Hover over the title of each link to see a description of contents. These are publications available online, including exhibition catalogues and monographs.
Searching for books on Arts Administration, Education, or Policy can be tricky, because when you perform a search with the word "art" in it, many things unrelated to your specific research question or interest may come up. Here are some search strategies for finding books in these subject areas using keywords:
If you're doing a SUBJECT search, you'll be searching subject headings assigned by the Library of Congress. Some related to Arts Admin, Education, & Policy include:
A quick way to do a subject search is to find a good book through a keyword search and then look at its record--there are subject headings linked there. If you click on one, it will quickly take you to a list showing how many items we own with the same subject heading.
You can locate annual reports for arts organizations by performing a search in the library's catalog by author. Simply use the name of the organization you're looking for as the author. If there are many titles, you can then limit your search to those items containing the words "annual" or "report" in the title. For assistance, please contact the Art & Design Librarian.