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Advice from Systems:

Know your Rocket Number (e.g., r00001234). It will allow you to request books and use databases from off-campus.

 Reading History: Opt-in from within your library account to keep track of material you have checked out from University Libraries (excluding OhioLINK Items).

What's New?

October 2010

  • Text the location, call number and title of library material to your cell phone. Save paper and time!
  • The online catalog has a new look.
  • Request articles from the Depository using ILLiad.

August 2010

  • Our library instruction classrooms are equipped with brand new laptops.
  • You can learn all the latest library news and services on the five screens located throughout the library
  • The online catalog will be getting a new look soon and can be previewed here


Christine Rigda, Assoc. Professor, Coordinator of Library Systems

The Coordinator of Library Systems manages the University Libraries’ integrated library system, oversees desktop support for faculty and staff, investigates and implements advanced functionality and enhancements to the library system, troubleshoots remote access and is the liaison with Information Technology about the technical operations of the Information Commons.

Howard Burkert, Coordinator Library Computer Services


If you are having a problem with the library's computer systems such as the UT Library Catalog, OhioLINK resources, or the Research Databases, please fill out the Problem Reporting Form.
Last Updated: 10/25/16