Welcome to the Library: Reference Services

Reference Services - 287-2460 (Columbus) | 740-203-8183 (Delaware)

Reference librarians at the Columbus State Library are committed to serving library users in a manner that maximizes access to information resources and fosters lifelong learning. Reference librarians are on duty during all hours the library is open.

    How Can I Request Reference Assistance?

You're invited to come visit or make an appointment with a reference librarian by calling:

Reference Librarians are available to help library users in locating books, articles, and other materials, and in finding information on a particular subject. This includes providing instruction on the use of various printed and electronic resources including the Internet and the World Wide Web.

If the material you are seeking is not available in the Columbus State Library, librarians can help you obtain the material from other libraries through OhioLINK or Interlibrary Loan. Please inquire at the reference desk for information on the coverage and use of available databases.

    What Services Are Available?

Columbus Library

  • One-on-one research assistance
  • Advice on database searches
  • Guidance with citations
  • Software use support
  • Use core reference books

Delaware Learning Center

  • Request library books and pick them up here
  • Use selected course reserve books
  • Textbook pick up
  • Use core reference books
  • Use group study rooms
  • Borrow a calculator, headphones, or a laptop
  • Technology Support
  • Tutoring in writing, math, chemistry, and biology

Learning Center - Moeller Hall 149


Get help with research and citations from a Librarian at the Delaware Campus Learning Center!

2nd Floor - Columbus Hall



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