Help with Tools

Learn how to use Library Catalogs, Research Databases, and other Web resources.  Find instructions for connecting to the Libraries' resources from off-campus.

Resource Guides

View guides, tutorials, and movies designed to help you find Textbooks, Articles, Books, E-books, Dissertations, Multimedia, Websites, and more.

Research Strategies

Learn to:

  • Improve your searching skills,
  • Evaluate websites,
  • Understand copyright and
  • Cite references.

Instructional Services

Discover the variety of services and programs provided by Ohio State University Librarians.

Ask Us

Ask us a question by calling 292-OSUL (6785), visiting us in person, sending us an e-mail, or chatting with us via IM.

InfoLit Toolkit

Find and share resources and insights about how to search, use, and create information. A helpful teaching aid for faculty and staff.


Improve research skills with these interactive online tutorials. Instructors can assign tutorials and receive reports of student quiz scores.