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Clark State Library: Clark State Library

Using the online library

Fall semester 2020

For 24x7 live reference help, finding articles, and finding books online:

Research Guides--Choose your class

Use the pull-down the box below to select the guide for your class or area of study (If your class is not listed contact the library for help)


How do I search for articles?

To find Opposing Viewpoints, Academic Search Complete and many other of the OhioLINK Databases most frequently used at Clark State Community College, click on the tab above labeled "Research Databases."

FAQs: Tips for accessing databases from off campus

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


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  • 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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(937) 328-6022     570 E Leffel Lane Springfield Ohio 45501

Hours:    Monday-Thursday 8 am to 6:00 pm     Friday 8 am to 5 pm

Reference help from a librarian is available 24 hour a day, 7 days a week at the chat box above.

Phone calls enter a voice mail system and responses are by email, 8 am to 5 pm Monday-Friday.