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Finding Books Near You
It might be more convenient for you to find books using the public library closest to you. Depending on what high school you attend, below are some nearby options. If you don't see your school listed, check the Cincinnati Public Library's Location Finder for a library near you.
If you live close to Cincinnati State, you can use the search box below to find relevant books & videos for your assignment. As long as the item status is "Available", you can use the item's "Call Number" to find it inside the library's stacks. Write down the full number & then ask one of us for help locating it!
At Cincinnati State, you have access to over 100,000 e-books via the databases listed below. You will need to enter your name & 7 digit College ID to connect to these resources from off-campus. 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.
EBSCO E-Book Collection (Formerly NetLibrary)
Supports research on popular, current topics, as well as those in Business, Engineering, Health, Psychology & the Sciences. Watch the Basic Tutorial
and the Advanced EBSCO
Oxford Scholarship Online
Contains 9,000 e-books in 20 subject areas across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law.
Check the box for "Only search content I have access to" before searching so your results will all have full-text available.
Humanities E-Book Project
A collection of high quality books in the field of history. These are works of major importance to historical studies—books that remain vital to both scholars and advanced students, and are frequently cited in the literature.
Wiley Online Books
Includes e-books across 17 subjects, including the Humanities, Law & Criminology, Food Sciences, the Arts, Earth Sciences, etc.
Project Gutenberg (Public)
The Internet's oldest collection of full-text electronic books, available free to everyone.
Online Books Page (Public)
A collection of more than 20,000 English language books on various subjects.
Watch & Learn: Finding Books
UPDATE: Inter-library borrowing (OhioLINK & Search Ohio) is suspended until further notice. All of our online articles, streaming videos, & eBooks remain accessible 24/7.
Follow the Step-by-Step Tutorial or watch the video below.
Check Your Library Account
You can check due dates, the status of items you've requested, & renew books online! Just go to My Library Account or follow the button below to log in to your account.
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