Alumni, if they are not enrolled in classes, are considered community members and have access to resources at Ohio University Libraries. You may want to look at the additional benefits (access to OhioLINK and interlibrary loan) of joining the Friends of the Libraries.
Retired employees of Ohio University have access to resources at Ohio University Libraries as well as OhioLINK and interlibrary loan. Emeritus faculty have all the privileges of a retired employee and off campus access to electronic databases and journals.
Please see Who is Eligible? for additional information.