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Research Appointments

Have a librarian work one-n-one with you via Zoom or over the phone! Appointments may be made up to two weeks in advance & must be requested at least 24 hours in advance of the desired time. Click the button below or go straight to the Online Appointment Request Form.

appointment request

Library Workshops

Join our librarians for a short, 15 minute demo of our top tips for that week’s topic, followed by optional “open lab time” where you can work on finding your resources while the librarian is right there to help when you need it. For session descriptions & to register, click the workshop titles below or visit the Workshops Calendar.

Video Tutorials

Our Playlists

Watch quick tutorials on our most popular databases, eBooks, web sources (Google BETTER!), & citing/formatting papers. Click the menu icon in the playlist to go straight to the video you need. Problems viewing? Go straight to our YouTube Channel.

Research Databases

Books & E-Books

Web Sources

Citing & Formatting Papers

Writing Center Tutorials

Did you find your sources, but still need help figuring out how to properly write your paper? The Writing Center can help!

NEW! Skill Builders: Interactive Tutorials

Take your research skills to the next level with our interactive Skill Builders! Each module starts with a demonstration video & then gives you the chance to put your new knowledge to use. Upon completing the Skill Builder, you’ll be able to download or email a certificate that can be shared with your instructor, if required.

Contact Us

When you can’t visit the Library in person, there are several ways to contact a librarian and get answers to your questions.

Phone: 513.569.1606
Email: (from your Cincinnati State email address.)
Text: 513.275.4466
Zoom Research Appointments: Schedule an Appointment
Chat with us during our Virtual Help hours.

Problems viewing the chat box? Use our “Instant Message Popout”.

If the Library is closed when you contact us, we will reply one the next day we are open.

If you are looking for a specific person, please go the the Ask a Librarian page, located in the sidebar.

Library News

Library Updates Blog

Whether you’re taking classes on-campus or online, the Library is here to help you! Please see our Library Updates guide for what’s new.

Library Newsletters

Library Update: The Library’s Annual Report & Newsletter

Library Displays

Stop by the Library in Main 170 to see our current featured items, or visit our Flickr Displays Album for photos of past spotlights.

Library Displays

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Find academic articles, magazine, & newspapers via our Research Databases.
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Watch academic films online from our Films on Demand database.
Library Guides
Find the best starting points for your research, with short video tutorials to help you along.
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