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Checking Out Books
Your Surge Card is your passport to checking out library books at the Cincinnati State Library, or for checking out books at ANY participating OhioLINK library.
As a Cincinnati State affiliate, you can borrow books from across the state of Ohio...& they'll get delivered to you AT Cincinnati State's Library for free! In OhioLINK, you'll need to click the green "Request" button & enter your name plus 7-digit College ID to place your request. If you can't make it to the main campus for pickup, you can opt to pick them up at a different OhioLINK location. Find a participating library near you by using OhioLINK's interactive map.
You can access the Library's eBook collections 24/7 from anywhere with an Internet connection by entering in your name plus 7-Digit College ID number. Not sure what your ID number is? Go to MYCSTATE & use the link for "Look Up Username/Reset Your Cincinnati State Password" to retrieve it. Watch our short "Looking Up Your College ID" video for more instructions.
- Ebsco eBook Collection
- Humanities E-Book Project
- Oxford Scholarship Online
- Online Books Page
- Project Gutenberg
- Safari Tech Books
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- Wiley Online Books
Cincinnati State DVDs
- Films On Demand
- Academic Film Archive of North America
- C-SPAN Video Library
- OhioLINK Digital Resource Center
- Science Cinema
- Snag Films
OhioLINK Music Center: features more than 78,000 tracks and 21,000 works from the Naxos Music Library. Users can search for and listen to tracks in six genres -- Chinese music, classical music, opera, jazz, spoken word and world music . Flash Player is required.