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Step-by-Step: Books & More

Step-by-Step: BLINK, the Library's Catalog

This "Step-by-Step" tutorial includes screenshots of BLINK, the Library's online catalog & OhioLINK to guide you through the process of finding books & more. Use the tabs at the left to navigate the guide. You may also want to watch the short video tutorial below.

Before getting started, there are a few things you should know.

Your Library Account

  • You will need your Surge card to borrow Library items.
  • You may want to review our Usage Policies.
  • Students need to complete a Library User Agreement form before borrowing.
  • You will need to know your 7-digit College Id to request items, place holds, & to renew books. Students can find their 7-digit Id on their registration statements (My CState>MyServices>For Students>My Registration Statement), while College employees will see it on their pay advice as their Employee Id Number.

Ready to borrow? To get started in BLINK, just click the link below.

Watch & Learn


Watch & Learn

Our YouTube Playlist has quick tutorials on most of eBook & BLINK options. Click the menu icon in the playlist to go straight to the video you need.



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Ask a Librarian!

Phone: 513.569.1606
Text: 513.275.4466
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Email: library@cincinnatistate.edu



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