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Librarian help 24x7: Librarian help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

24x7 chat with a librarian

  • Use the 24x7 Chat with a Reference Librarian service by typing in the box below. A real person, a college librarian, will respond and help you, any hour of the day or night on any day of the week. Please note: Barcode request can only be fulfilled during the libraries posted hours of operation.
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Tips for accessing OhioLink Resources

  • Use the barcode on back of your student ID, starting with "25128..."
  • Enter your name as it appears on your class schedule
  • Click the "off campus? click here" link instead of the name of the database

24x7 F.A.Q.s

Q: How do I get my library barcode?

A: Contact the Library: (937) 328-6022, library@clarkstate.edu. Barcode request can only be fulfilled during the libraries posted hours of operation.

Q: My barcode isn’t working.

A: The barcode is the 14-digit code on the back of your ID, starting with “251280…” Enter your name as it is registered with the college, which may include your middle initial or middle name.

Q: I’m having difficulty accessing OhioLINK, or OhioLINK is asking for a password (instead of barcode).

A: If you are off campus, click the “off campus” link. If your Student ID is older than three years, please contact the Library at (937) 328-6022 or library@clarkstate.edu.

Q: I’m not a student, can I still use OhioLINK resources?

A: Yes! Community members may use OhioLINK from a guest log-in at the Library. This service is an on-site service and is temporarily on hold while the Library is closed due to COVID-19.