The Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Library & Student Success Center is located on the ground floor of the Agricultural Administration Building at the south end of the building, in room 045. Visitor parking, as well as student, staff and faculty parking, is available in the parking lot just east of the Agricultural Administration Building. The Campus Area Bus Service stops on Woody Hayes Drive, immediately to the south of the Agricultural Administration Building.
Library Hours Fall Semester:
Monday-Friday: 10 am - 4 pm
Saturday, Sunday: Closed
Staff (virtually) available: 8 am - 5 pm Monday-Friday & by appointment
Please also check out our other locations across the university.
COVID-19 operating procedures:
Updates on library services can be found at https://library.osu.edu/COVID19
Masks. In accordance with university policy, masks must be worn in the library common areas at all times. Staff working alone in offices with doors closed are not required to wear masks.
Cleaning. All library users are asked to clean their study spaces upon arrival and departure. A sanitation station with cleaning fluid and paper towels will be provided. Library staff will provide additional cleaning of high-touch areas.
Occupancy limits and physical distance. All library spaces have occupancy limits clearly posted. Furniture and computer stations have been arranged for physical distancing according to university guidelines. Please do not move furniture.
Food and drinks must be consumed outside the library.
Access to physical library materials:
University Libraries & OhioLINK material borrowing. Requests for physical library materials can be placed through the OSU Library or OhioLINK online catalogs. Once your item arrives, you will receive an email notification. Requested items can be picked up at the front desk beginning August 25th. Expect delays due to COVID-19 protocols.
Contactless book returns. Contactless book returns are available at each library location. There is an exterior book return available at Thompson Library. Returned materials will be quarantined for 5 days before they are checked in. Items will remain on your library card until checked in. Receipts will not be issued at time of return because items are not checked in immediately.
Local book & journal collections. Access to the physical library stacks on the second floor is closed. Library users can request and borrow these materials using the OSU Library or OhioLINK library catalogs.
Physical course reserve items are not available this semester due to quarantine requirements.
Computing / Printing / Copier Services:
Printing wirelessly from your PC or Mac to campus lab and library printers is available for most locations, including the Agricultural Administration Building. Simply find your location, download the software from OSU UniPrint and pick up your print. There are three public workstations available in the library. If you are a non-OSU users, please ask at the circulation desk for Guest Computer Access.
Group study rooms:
The collaborative / group study rooms in the library are closed and cannot be reserved this semester.
Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Library & Student Success Center
045 Agricultural Administration Building
2120 Fyffe Road
Columbus, OH 43210