Find Books and Media
How do I Send a Book to Any OhioLINK Library for Pickup?
When you request a book through OhioLINK, you can have the book sent to any library in the OhioLINK system. The video below shows you how. If you are unable to view this video, try accessing the video from YouTube. This video is released under Creative Commons license. You are welcome to use, redistribute, or […]
How do I Find a Book by Author’s name?
Find a book by author, using ALICE. If you are unable to view this video, try accessing the video from YouTube. Text directions for finding a book by author:
How Do I Find Movies or DVDs to Check Out?
Alden Library has a large collection of films available for check out at the 4th floor Circulation Desk. Film librarian lorraine wochna has a great guide to finding films with lists of films on a variety of topics. Or take a look at the video below for instructions on finding films through our catalog. If […]
How do I Find a Book in the Children’s Collection?
If you are unable to view this video, try accessing the video from YouTube. Text directions for finding a book in the Children’s Collection:
How do I Find Electronic Books?
This video shows you how to find electronic books available from the OU Libraries using the ALICE Catalog. If you are unable to view this video, try accessing the video from YouTube. Text directions for finding electronic books continue below:
How do I request a book from the Library Annex or regional campus?
ALICE Catalog contains many books that are located at the Library Annex or another regional campus library. In either case, use the “Request Annex or Intercampus” button in the ALICE Catalog record (the view after clicking on the title) to have the item sent to Alden Library. This video shows you how to make a […]
How do I find a textbook for my class?
While the OU Libraries do not own a copy of all books required for classes, your book may be on reserve, available on the shelf, available as an e-book or available through OhioLINK. This video will show you how to search for a copy of the book you need. Check the text directions below for […]
How Do I Find the Librarian or Subject Guide for my Major or Department
There is an Ohio University subject librarian for each department who can help you find research sources in that area. These librarians have also put together Subject and Course guides that contain links to suggested research sources for each major or department. This video shows you how to find a librarian or subject guide specific […]
How do I Request a Book Through OhioLINK?
If an item you want is not available in ALICE Catalog, use the Search OhioLINK button to find the item in the OhioLINK catalog and the Request button to send the request. Alternatively, you can directly search the OhioLINK catalog and use the Request button to get items. For additional information, see OhioLINK Borrowing. If […]
How do I Find a Book in Alden Library?
This video shows you how to find a book in ALICE, then how to go find it on the shelf in Alden Library. If you already have the call number in hand, the video below walks you through finding the book in the stacks. If you are unable to view this video, try accessing the […]