Circulation Staff at the Columbus State Library are happy to assist library users in obtaining materials, reserving study spaces, and navigating the Library. Circulation services are available at all times when the library is open.
Materials are checked out at the circulation desk on level 1 of the library in Columbus Hall (CO).
You must be a currently registered student or current employee of the college. Present a Columbus State Community College I.D. card or other valid form of picture I.D. such as a state driver's license, state I.D. card, passport, etc., at the circulation desk each time materials are borrowed.
You can check out a total of 50 items at a time (books and/or audio-visual).
These are the standard loan periods for materials borrowed from the Columbus State Library, OhioLINK and SearchOhio. Faculty and staff often enjoy extended loan periods for Columbus State items. Loan periods for items with special status may differ, such as course reserves.
|Item||Borrowed From||Initial Loan Period||Number of Renewals|
|Books||CSCC Library||3 Weeks||5|
|Audio-Visual Items||CSCC Library||1 Week||Based on Availability|
|Audio-Visual Items||OhioLink||1 Week||3|
|Audio-Visual Items||SearchOhio||3 Weeks||3|
|Periodicals||CSCC Library||Does Not Circulate||Does Not Circulate|
|Reserves||CSCC Library||2 Hours||Based on Availability|
|Category||Floor||Able to Check Out?|
|Large/Oversized Books||3rd Floor||Yes|
|New Materials||2nd Floor||Yes|
|Reference Materials||Second Floor||No|
|Course Reserves||First Floor||With Restrictions|
|Featured Items||First Floor||Yes|
Columbus State Community College is a member of OhioLINK, a state wide consortium of 121 private and public libraries at universities and colleges in the state of Ohio. CSCC students, faculty, and staff may request items from these institutions from OhioLINK, which will deliver those items to CSCC.
Columbus State Community College has partnered with SearchOhio to provide access to materials from forty public libraries in the state of Ohio, including CML. Items can be searched and requested at the SearchOhio catalog.
Interlibrary loan (ILL) is a service that allows current students, faculty and staff at Columbus State to borrow books from other library systems when said item could not be found in our library's collection, OhioLINK, or SearchOhio. Please fill out the ILL Request Form, or ask for a paper form from any library service desk.
If you have any other ILL questions, please contact Julie Dulaney (email@example.com) at 614-287-2267
CSCC Library Items not returned on time are subject to a fine of 50 cents per day, per item, to a maximum amount of $15 per item, except for OhioLINK and SearchOhio items.
All borrowers are responsible for lost or damaged items. Items long overdue are presumed lost and the borrower will be billed for the replacement cost and a processing fee.
On the Columbus Campus: fines can be paid by cash, check or money order at the circulation desk.
On the Delaware Campus: fines can be paid by check or money order only at the Learning Center (MO 149).
CSCC Library will take replacement copies of books lost or damaged that meet the following conditions:
The Library cannot accept replacements that have pages torn out, moderately/heavily marked up or highlighted pages, or coffee/dirt stained pages.
If there are any questions, check with the Circulation Supervisor.
The CSCC Library has 4 study rooms which students can use when they need a private collaboration space.
Please use the link below to book a reservation. Use the calendar to check the availability. If you have questions about reserving the space, please feel free to contact us.
Using My Account, you can:
Call the Circulation Desk
614-287-2464 or 2465
or Delaware: 740-203-8183
If you need help
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