Students, faculty, and staff from both North Central State College and the Ohio State University have access to the Bromfield Library & Information Commons' collection of over 50,000 items.
Additionally, materials not found in our collection can be requested from other Ohio State Libraries, which own some 5 million items, or through OhioLINK (a consortium of university libraries), which boasts some 50 million items. Users also have access to public library materials through SearchOhio's catalog (10 million items), a good source for popular books and AV materials.
Both North Central State College and the Ohio State University also have access to a multitude of electronic resources, which varies according to school affiliation--see below for details.
THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
Ohio State University Libraries’ catalog gives users access to over 5 million books/materials (including ebooks) with generous check out times and renewals. Both OSU and NCSC access.
Databases A-Z. 1000+ databases available. OSU access. NCSC onsite (in library) access only.
Electronic Journals. OSU access. NCSC onsite access only.
ILLIAD/Article Express. Interlibrary delivery service provides users access to materials (books, articles, etc) not owned by Ohio State, OhioLINK, or SearchOhio. Both OSU and NCSC access.
Consortium of 90+ college and university libraries gives users access to a catalog of over 50 million books/materials (including ebooks) and to a large collection of databases and journals with millions of electronic articles. Find out more about OhioLINK. Both OSU and NCSC access.
Consortium of public libraries gives users access to a catalog of 10 million items. This is especially good for locating popular books and AV materials. Both OSU and NCSC access.