Mary Ries

Government Info Associate

Research and Education
Thompson Library
1858 Neil Ave Mall RM 211 Columbus, OH 43210
 614-688-8770 Download vCard

Mary Ries is the Government Documents Coordinator for the Federal Depository Library Program based in University Libraries' Thompson Library.  She is also the coordinator for the State of Ohio’s Depository and the European Union programs.  She processes new tangible and online materials from these programs, manages the tangible government documents collection housed in the Thompson Library, and provides government document assistance.  

Mary has spent over 20 years working with Thompson Library’s Microforms collections which includes microfilm, microfiche, microcards and microprint as well as selected CD and DVDRoms.  She oversees the collections and is responsible for the filing, repair, etc. of these specialized materials as well as assisting patrons with the microform reader scanners.

She provides online and in person reference services to students, staff and faculty as well as the general public.


Office hours are Monday – Thursday from 9-5.  Preferred method of contact is email.

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