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Contact Us Welcome to the John L. and Christine Warner Library at the Newark Campus.
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John L & Christine Warner Library
Ohio State University At Newark

Visit Us: directions to the library

Call Us:

Circulation: 740-366-9307
Archives & Special Collections:
Administration: 740-364-9513

For Reference Help:
Email Us

Library Hours

Academic Year

Monday – Thursday:
8:00 am – 10:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Semester Breaks

Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours

Monday – Thursday:
7:30 am – 9:00 pm
Friday: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Summer Breaks

Monday – Friday
7:30 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Holidays Closed
Holiday Closings may vary - please contact the library for specific dates

New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Veterans Day
Friday after Thanksgiving

Library Services

Reference Services

Library Instruction
Interlibrary loans
Disability Services
Photo copying
Special collections
Map Collections

Newark Earthworks

and Ohio State Newark Archives

Leisure Reading Collection

Contains many New York Times best sellers; click to browse the selection:

Authors A-C

Authors D-G

Authors H-L

Authors M-O

Authors P-R

Authors S-U

Authors V-Z

Computer Access and Printing:

Computer detailed:

All library computers have Microsoft Office Suite 2010 installed; we have two computer stations, one PC and one Mac station, with Adobe Design Premium CS5 suite installed

We offer:

Wi-Fi Internet access

Desktop computers and Lap tops available for checkout

DVD Collections

Music CD & Cassette Collections

Audiobook Collections

VHS Collections

Collections are available for checkout

Also available for checkout:

High definition video recorders

Digital Cameras

TI 84 Graphing Calculators

TI 34 Calculators

Media Center:

Viewing Station with DVD, VHS, and Music players

Come sit by the fire and read a newspaper or magazine, study at a table or in a comfy chair or in our state-of-the-art classroom.  Check out a laptop computer to use in our wireless environment, work in one of our study rooms, or meet together in spaces designed for group collaboration.  Librarians and staff members are available to assist students, faculty and community members in their research and other library needs.  Please contact me at 740-366-9308 if you have questions or comments.

Thank you for visiting our website!

Katie Blocksidge, Library Director 

The Newark Campus Warner Library, located on the main floor of the John L. and Christine Warner Library and Student Center, serves the students, faculty and staff of Ohio State University at Newark as well as the students, faculty and staff of Central Ohio Technical College.

As such, it delivers the full gamut of library resources and services including but not limited to reference service, library instruction, collaboration areas, interlibrary loan, reserves, laptop computers, and database access.

The Library houses about: 45,000 print volumes, 270 serial subscriptions, 1800 videos and DVDs, and 1,200 maps. 

As part of the Ohio State University library system and the OhioLINK consortium, the Library provides access to  millions of books and other library materials, more than 140 research databases, millions of electronic journal articles, thousands of e-books, images, video and sounds, as well as thousands of theses and dissertations from Ohio students.

John L. & Christine Warner Library Staff

Katie Blocksidge, Library Director
On Campus:  49513  Off Campus: 740-364-9513blocksidge.3@osu.edu
Office: Warner Center 171
John D. Crissinger, Reference & Special Collections Librarian
On Campus:  69306  Off Campus: 740-366-9306crissinger.5@osu.edu
Office: Warner Center 169

Shawn Brookbank, Cataloger; Evening Circulation Supervisor  
On Campus: 69183  Off Campus: 740-366-9183  brookbank.14@osu.edu
Tauni Graham, Reserves; Interlibrary Loan; Circulation Supervisor    
On Campus: 49501  Off Campus: 740-364-9501  graham.151@osu.edu
Hanna Primeau, Reference and Instruction Librarian On Campus: 69308
Off Campus: 740-366-9308 primeau.8@cotc.edu
Office: Warner Center 169

Library Fax 740-366-9264

Warner Library Policies

Laptop Checkout

Laptops can be checked out from the Library for 4 hours with a fine of $10 for every hour that it is overdue. Also available for use with the laptops are a/c wall chargers, mice, and headphones. All of which are checked out for 4 hours and have a $10 per hour fine for every hour they are overdue.

Printing in the Library

Students must use their BuckID/Campus ID to use the pay-to-print printers available in the library. 

Wireless printing is available. For download and instructions for printing from your personal laptop, see Wireless Printing.

Borrowing Policies

Newark Campus Library follows the policies of The Ohio State University Library. If you have any questions, please contact Tauni Graham 740-364-9501

Campus Security

The vision of the Newark Campus Public Safety Department is to provide a safe and secure campus that demonstrates openness, trust, honesty and integrity and respects differences in ideas, cultures, and lifestyles.

Computing Policy

Computing resources are intended for university-related purposes, including direct and indirect support of the university's instruction, research, and service missions; of university administrative functions; of student and campus life activities; and of the free exchange of ideas among members of the university community and between the university community and the wider local, national, and world communities.

John L. and Christine Warner Library Code of Conduct

The Newark Campus John L. & Christine Warner Library’s service values emphasize respectful human interaction and the stewardship and protection of human and information resources, as well as the system’s physical facilities. We ask users to support these values by demonstrating positive behaviors while using the library.

Code of Student Conduct

The code of student conduct is established to foster and protect the core missions of the university, to foster the scholarly and civic development of the university's students in a safe and secure learning environment, and to protect the people, properties and processes that support the university and its missions.

OhioLINK Acceptable Use Policy

Click here for more information on acceptable use.

OhioLINK Privacy Policy

OhioLINK is committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of its users.

Records Retention

OSU Records Management Quick Start Guide

OSU Records Management: Retention Schedules

OSU Records Management: Unique Retention Schedules

OSU Electronic Records Management

Archives and Special Collections

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