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Wooster Campus Research Library

CFAES Wooster Campus

Update 1/26/2021: The Wooster Campus Research Library is OPEN

The Wooster Campus Research Library in Fisher Auditorium is open use 24/7. Key fobs are required for building and library access. However, OSU graduate students, faculty, and staff can contact Gwen Short to be issued a fob.

Statewide lending between libraries has resumed. Staff are available (virtually) for research and writing consultations and question between 8am - 5pm. We will also be onsite as needed to continue material lending services. 

When visiting the library, masks are required in all common areas. Cleaning procedures are in place and a sanitation station with cleaning supplies is available for library users. Occupancy limits posted on site.

Please contact library staff with any questions. We are happy to hear from you!



A key fob is required for building and library access. Key fobs give users 24/7 access and are available for OSU graduate students, faculty, and staff.

If you need a fob, please contact Gwen Short



Borrowing materials. Materials can be requested through the OSU, OhioLINK, or SearchOhio online catalogs. Once your item arrives on the Wooster Campus, you will receive an email notification. Requested items can be picked up at the front desk. Expect delays due to COVID-19 quarantine protocols. 

Contact-free book returns. There are now two exterior book returns available on the Wooster Campus. One on the North Fisher Auditorium patio facing the new science building (top image) and another near the Student Activities Center and Bee Lab (ATI - bottom image). Please feel free to return books in either book drop. 

Local book & journal collections. Access to our physical library stacks are closed.  However, library users can request and borrow these materials using the OSU or OhioLINK library catalogs. If you need help, please contact library staff!

Incoming library materials will be quarantined for 5 days.

For circulation questions, contact Gwen Short

   Fisher Auditorium







Carrels will not be available for reservation unlike previous semesters. They will still be available for walk-in use.

For carrel questions, contact Gwen Short

QUIET STUDY ROOM (1 person max)

Need a quiet, distraction free place to study? 

Contact library staff to reserve. 


Need a space to study or practice a presentation? This room is equipped with large whiteboards, presenter’s podium, teleconferencing capabilities, and the ability to project content from multiple laptops onto the large monitor. 

Contact library staff to reserve. Named for generous donor and former OARDC librarian Helen Hahn Enlow


In addition to connecting you with library resources, our three public workstations offer access to specialty software including Matlab, IBM SPSS, Minitab, SAS, SigmaPlot, ArcGIS, Python, Refworks, Google Earth, and Photoshop.

Printing costs/page are as follows: $.04/B&W and $.15/color. Printing is paid for via BUCK ID. To add funds to your BUCK ID, visit Visitors are able to purchase $5 print cards from library staff (cash only). 



The library’s microform reader has the ability to read both microfilm and microfiche, as well as print black and white copies free of charge.