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Thompson Library COVIT-19 Update

Due to the rapidly evolving situation with CIVID-19 in Franklin County and the state of Ohio, ALL Ohio State University Libraries (OSUL) are temporarily closed to the public.  Please check to get the latest information on OSUL’s status.  If you have questions concerning Government information please contact Mary Ann Ries ( via email.

Hot Topics

Consumer-oriented and general interest web sites from government and non-profit agencies, including many Ohio and Columbus/Franklin County resources.  Topics are divided into separate pages for those beginning with A- L and M - Z.  Also included is a section geared toward teachers, parents, and K-12 students with links to government web sites covering subject areas in the sciences, health, civics, finance, etc.  Inclusion of a site does not mean that OSU Libraries or The Ohio State University endorse the site or the information they contain.