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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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OhioLINK Basics

116 academic libraries are members of OhioLINK. These libraries are distributed among 88 different Ohio colleges and universities.

OhioLINK offers access to

Database Searching on OhioLINK

OhioLINK can help you find journal or magazine articles.

  • To use databases off-campus, you will need to put in your school, your name and the barcode on the back of your student ID. 
  • To update your barcode for access please email the Library, or call (937) 328-6022.

OhioLINK How To Find Popular Articles

OhioLINK How To Find Scholarly Articles

OhioLINK How to Decide Between Databases or the Internet


Help using Ebsco Research Databases

Ebsco databases are perfect for finding articles for papers.

The most popular databases can be found at this list:

  • Academic Search Complete
  • Business Source Complete
  • CINAHL with full text
  • Criminal Justice Abstracts
  • Education Research Complete
  • Garden, Landscape & Horticulture Index
  • Literary Reference Center
  • Newspaper Source
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Contact us

(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.