About the Library

BUILDING DIRECTORY

 Looking for an item or office in the Library building? Click here for the building directory.

 

LOCATION & PARKING

The Library, which is the tallest building on campus, is located at the west end of College Avenue.

Click here for directions to Ashland University and for information about available campus parking. Maps of the campus are available here.

 

MISSION & VISION STATEMENT

Click here to view the Ashland University Library's mission and vision statements.

 

LIBRARY HISTORY & THE AURICULUM

What is that thing in front of the library? Go here for details about the John Clague sculpture at the Library entrance as well as interesting facts about Ashland University Library's history.

 

LIBRARY FACULTY & STAFF

Click here for a listing of the library personnel and contact information.

 

LIBRARY LIAISONS

Click here for a complete listing of liaison librarians and the academic departments they serve.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Click here for answers to some of the questions we hear from students and faculty.

 

GOVERNMENT DEPOSITORY LIBRARY

Ashland University has been a selective Ohio State and Federal depository library since 1938. Government documents are located on the east side of the Library's main floor (by the periodicals collection). The Library's online catalog includes records for all government documents in the collection as well as records with links to Web-based documents.

 

LEO & LAURA THOMAS NUMISMATICS CENTER

More than just coins and currency, the Numismatics Center helps to enhance curriculum through hands-on history. Click here for more information about this rare and special component of the Library.

 

CIRCULATION & RESERVE POLICIES

Click here for information about loan periods, fines, renewal, holds/recalls, overdue notices, etc.

The Library has both electronic and non-electronic reserve systems available for faculty. Click here for details about policy for both reserve collections.

The Ashland Theological Seminary Library has its own set of circulation policies. ATS students should therefore consult the ATS Library website or call the ATS Library for information (419-289-5168).

 

OHIOLINK POLICIES

Ashland University Library is a member of OhioLINK, a statewide consortium. The Library does not create OhioLINK policies but, as a member, is obliged to enforce them. 

Information about the OhioLINK catalog and OhioLINK borrowing policies is available here.

 

COMPUTERS IN THE LIBRARY

Computer work stations are located throughout the Library.

 

STUDY ROOMS

Study rooms for group work are available in rooms 301, 401, and 501. Computers in these rooms are connected to the printers on the main floor.

 

AFTER-HOURS BOOK RETURN

An exterior book return slot is located on the Library building's west side (adjacent to the Chapel) immediately to the left of the service entrance doors.

 

STUDENT EMPLOYMENT

Looking for a job in the Library? Student employment openings are posted through the Financial Aid office website.

 

ASHLAND UNIVERSITY LIBRARY NEWS BLOG

Keep up to date with library news and information through the Library's blog.