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Library Boxes: Off Campus

Libraries Near You

Do you live in Middletown? Your status as a Cincinnati State student grants you access to use nearby libraries.

Miami University Middletown, Gardner-Harvey Library

You can use your Surge card to check out books from their campus library, or use OhioLINK's "Pick Up Anywhere" to have books delivered here.

4200 North University Blvd.
Middletown, Ohio 45042
Phone: 513.727.3222
Website: www.mid.muohio.edu/library


MidPointe Public Library (Middletown)

Did you know the Middletown public library is just around the corner (.3 miles!) from Cincinnati State? As a Cincinnati State student, you can get a membership card to the MidPointe Public Library with just a photo ID, proof of birth date, & proof of address--see their Borrowing Guidelines for details. With their library card, you can get Cincinnati State & OhioLINK books delivered to their location for checkout.

125 South Broad Street
Middletown, OH 45044
Phone: 513.424.1251
Website: www.midpointelibrary.org

If you will be on the Main Campus for classes, you can also use the search box at the top of this page for books owned by Cincinnati State. As long as the item status is "Available", you can write down the item's "Call Number" & then use that to find it in the stacks when you get here. If you want to pick the books up at the MidPointe Public Library, you'll need to use the OhioLINK or SearchOhio catalogs to request delivery.

Libraries near Harrison

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, Harrison Branch.

As a Cincinnati State student, you can get a membership card to the Cincinnati Public Library (CPL) with just a photo ID, proof of birth date, & proof of address--see their Borrowing FAQ for details. With their library card, you can get Cincinnati State & OhioLINK books delivered to their location for checkout.

98 New Haven Road
Harrison, Ohio 45030
Phone 513-369-4442
Website: http://www.cincinnatilibrary.org/branches/harrison.html

If you will be on the Main Campus for classes, you can also use the search box at the top of this page for books owned by Cincinnati State. As long as the item status is "Available", you can write down the item's "Call Number" & then use that to find it in the stacks when you get here. If you want to pick the books up at the Harrison branch of CPL, you'll need to use the OhioLINK or SearchOhio catalogs to request delivery.

Book Options for Distance Education Students

Too far away to visit Cincinnati State's main campus to pick up books? You still have options!

  • All Students have access to full-text e-books (& academic articles!) that can be accessed 24/7 with a 7 digit Cincinnati State college ID.
  • Ohio Students can use OhioLINK's "pick-up anywhere" option & their Cincinnati State 7 digit ID to have books delivered to their preferred OhioLINK library, or to check out books from any OhioLINK library. Is a public library closer? You may be able to use your public library card to have OhioLINK books delivered to the library you use. Browse the list & interactive map of OhioLINK libraries to find one close to you.
  • Out-of-State Students who prefer not to use e-books should check with their closest public library or state subsidized college library to obtain borrowing privileges.

OhioLINK

OhioLINK Members

Did you know that you can walk into any OhioLINK library with your Cincinnati State ID & check out their books? You can even opt to have books delivered to you there by using OhioLINK's "Pick Up Anywhere" option when requesting books from other libraries. Whether you're a distance learner living in Toledo or a student from one of our other campus sites, OhioLINK brings the library to you.

Browse the list of member institutions below to find a library near you, or visit OhioLINK's Interactive Map.

Air Force Institute of Technology
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Antioch University (OPAL)
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Ashland University
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Athenaeum of Ohio (OPAL)
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Baldwin-Wallace College (OPAL)
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Belmont Technical College
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Bluffton University (OPAL)
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Bowling Green State University
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Bowling Green State University - Firelands
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Capital University
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Case Western Reserve University
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Cedarville University
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Central Ohio Technical College
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Central State University
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Cincinnati Christian University
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Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
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Clark State Community College
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Cleveland Clinic
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Cleveland State University
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College of Mount Saint Joseph
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College of Wooster (CONSORT)
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Columbus College of Art and Design (OPAL)
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Columbus State Community College
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Cuyahoga Community College
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Defiance College (OPAL)
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Denison University (CONSORT)
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Eastern Gateway Community College
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Edison Community College
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Franciscan University of Steubenville (OPAL)
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Franklin University
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Heidelberg University (OPAL)
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Hiram College
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Hocking College
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John Carroll University
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Kent State University
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Kent State University - Ashtabula
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Kent State University - East Liverpool
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Kent State University - Geauga
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Kent State University - Salem
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Kent State University - Stark
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Kent State University - Trumbull
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Kent State University - Tuscarawas
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Kenyon College (CONSORT)
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Lakeland Community College
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Lorain County Community College
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Lourdes University (OPAL)
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Malone University (OPAL)
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Marietta College
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Marion Technical College
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Mercy College of Ohio
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Methodist Theological School in Ohio (OPAL)
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Miami University
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Miami University - Hamilton
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Miami University - Middletown
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Mount Carmel College of Nursing (OPAL)
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Mount Vernon Nazarene University
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Muskingum University (OPAL)
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North Central State College
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Northeast Ohio Medical University
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Northwest State Community College
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Notre Dame College
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Oberlin College
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Ohio Christian University
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Ohio Dominican University
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Ohio Northern University
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Ohio State University
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Ohio State University - Agricultural Technical Institute
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Ohio State University - Lima
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Ohio State University - Mansfield
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Ohio State University - Marion
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Ohio State University - Newark
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Ohio State University - OARDC
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Ohio University
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Ohio University - Chillicothe
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Ohio University - Eastern
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Ohio University - Lancaster
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Ohio University - Southern
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Ohio University - Zanesville
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Ohio Wesleyan University (CONSORT)
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Otterbein University (OPAL)
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Owens Community College
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Owens Community College - Toledo Campus
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Pontifical College Josephinum (OPAL)
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Rhodes State College
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Rio Grande Community College
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Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology
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Shawnee State University
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Sinclair Community College
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Southern State Community College
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Stark State College of Technology
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State Library of Ohio
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Terra Community College
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Tiffin University (OPAL)
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Trinity Lutheran Seminary (OPAL)
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University of Akron
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University of Akron - Wayne College
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University of Cincinnati
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University of Cincinnati - Clermont College
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University of Cincinnati - Raymond Walters College
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University of Dayton
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University of Findlay (OPAL)
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University of Mount Union (OPAL)
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University of Northwestern Ohio
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University of Toledo
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Urbana University (OPAL)
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Ursuline College
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Walsh University (OPAL)
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Washington State Community College
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Wilberforce University (OPAL)
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Wilmington College (OPAL)
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Wittenberg University
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Wright State University
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Wright State University - Lake Campus
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Xavier University
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Youngstown State University
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Zane State College
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Connecting From Off-Campus

The library gives you free access to hundreds of databases, making it easy for you to find scholarly articles, credible news reports, online books, & more. Most can be accessed from off-campus by following the links on our site & then entering your name & 7-digit College ID.

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 "Looking Up Your College ID" video for more instructions.

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