Guide to University Libraries' First Year Success Series Sessions

More than Books: Key Library Resources for Your First Year

Register for this session with the First Year Success Series. Search for the session title or keyword "books."

With so much to learn in your first year at OSU, you'll want some help. Join us in Thompson Library for this 60-minute session to learn about key library resources to get you off to a stronger academic start. Learn how to get peer-to-peer help from student staff from Ask Us. Find your new favorite study spot by getting to know our many campus library locations. Explore Thompson Library and share discoveries with peers. Take the first steps in making better use of the extensive resources University Libraries offers to help you boost your academic potential. 

We recommend bringing a laptop or other device to use during the session. 

Learning Outcomes

After completing this workshop, you will be able to:

  • List three library resources or services you plan to use this academic year.
  • Identify library locations that are closest to key events in your schedule.
  • Feel more comfortable navigating Thompson Library.

How to attend

This session is held in person in Thompson Library room 150. Register for this session with the First Year Success Series.

Get Help

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Get help with research assignments or ask questions about library resources at Ask Us ( We can help you find articles, organize your research, cite sources, and more.

Ask Us in person at one of our locations, by email, phone, chat, or use our FAQ.

Library Locations

Find your favorite library!

We have many locations across campus. 

Use these maps to find a library location near you.

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Check here for Locations and Hours of Operation for all University Libraries.


More than Books Schedule

All sessions take place in Thompson Library Room 150


August 30 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


September 14 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

September 15 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

September 22 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


October 6 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

October 19 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

October 27 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


November 16 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

November 17 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

November 30 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


December 1 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

December 2 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 


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