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State Employee Resources

State Library of Ohio Services to State Government

  • Provides work-related research and reference services to state legislators and state employees
  • Serves as Ohio’s only full regional depository for federal documents and the depository for Ohio state agency documents
  • Provides interlibrary loan services
  • Provides meeting space and a computer training lab at no cost
  • Provides instruction on use of library resources

Desk Hours: 8am-5pm Monday - Friday


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  • Electronic Journal Center (EJC) - Access a selection of journals published online.
  • Electronic Journal Finder (EJF) - Search a list of journals whose full text can be found online in these OhioLINK databases: the Electronic Journal Center, LexisNexis Academic, Art Full Text, Education Full Text, the Directory of Open Access Journals, and EBSCO databases including Academic Search Complete, and Business Source Complete.
  • Electronic Book Center - eBooks
    Contains electronic books purchased by Ohio academic libraries. Includes the Scholarly & Reference Collection, American & English Literature Collection, Oxford Reference Online,Wiley Online Books, EBSCO E-Books, Humanities E-Book and Safari Books Online.


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Government Documents



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ProQuest U.S. Serial Set Digital Collection

Electronic Reference Resources
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Circulating Collection

Through the State Library’s online catalog, you can search for and request books or other information resources held by the State Library, and have them delivered directly to your office. The online catalog is available 24⁄7 from any Internet accessible computer. You can place requests, check on the status of your requests, or renew your books from the comforts of your office or home. State Library staff can help you find additional resources if you can’t find what you are looking for.

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