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Current faculty and staff members with active AllCards may borrow items from the Library's collection or OhioLINK's Central Catalog. To search the Archbishop Alter Library's collection, use the FOCUS library catalog. To search and request items from other OhioLINK member libraries, use the OhioLINK Central Catalog. To request articles not found in the Library's print, microfiche, or electronic journal collections, complete the online Interlibrary Loan (ILL) request form.
Contact: Circulation Desk, 513-244-4216

Helpful Links:
Circulation Policies: Mount Faculty & Staff
How to Request Items from Other Libraries
How to Request Items from OhioLINK
Search FOCUS
View your library account
Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Guidelines

Course Reserves

Articles, essays, book chapters, videos, CDs and books can be placed on reserve in the Library or on electronic reserves. Complete a Course Reserves Request Form (available at the Library's Circulation Desk) and bring the items you want on reserve to the Library's Circulation Desk.
Contact: Bridget DuMont, or 513-244-4880

Helpful Links:

Course Reserves
How Faculty can Place items on Reserve

Research Instruction & Information Literacy

You may request library instruction for your students at any point in the semester. The librarians offer a variety of instructional methods and cover information literacy and research skills ranging from the basics to more advanced skills.
Contact: Susan Falgner, or 513-244-4352

Helpful Links:
Research Help
Assignment Help
Subject Guides


Research Help

Current faculty and staff have full access to the Library's many online resources, as well as the numerous print resources found in our reference collection. To better assist patrons with any research need, a librarian is always on duty during the library's hours of operation. Research help is also available online via email and chat reference services. We welcome any questions you might have. Off Campus Access to our resources is available and requires a current AllCard.
Contact:  513-244-4216

Helpful Links:
Search FOCUS & OhioLINK
Search eBooks
Find Articles
Search Local Libraries' Catalogs
Databases A-Z
Online Reference Resources
Off Campus Access
For CORE Faculty:

Faculty Guide for Freshmen Common Readers



Collection Development

Any faculty member who wishes to request books, videos, compact discs, DVDs, or journal subscriptions for the Library collection may fill out a Library Request Form for each title, or email requests to directly to Scott Lloyd, Director of Library Services.
Contact:, 513-244-4347

Helpful Links:
Library Collection Development Policy and Guidelines
Items You'd Like the Library to Buy (Online Form)

Teaching Resources/Curriculum Content Development

Each of our librarians is available to consult with teaching faculty for assistance researching content specific to their classes. The format and content researched can range from open access digital videos to peer revied journal articles.

 Bridget DuMont, or 513-244-4880
 Susan Falgner or 513-244-4352
 Julie Flanders, or 513-244-4798
 Cynthia Gregory,  or 513-244-4762
 Scott Lloyd,   or 513-244-4347


Set up E-Journal Alerts & Personal Search Folders

Create personal accounts in the Electronic Journal Center and various EBSCO databases (myEBSCOhost Folder) to save searches, articles, and keep up-to-date with your favorite research journals.  The Library's Electronic Resources Department offers consultation services for Mount faculty who are interested in these features.
Contact: Cynthia Gregory, or 513-244-4762

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Summer Semester
May 13-August 27, 2017

M-Th: 8am-7pm
Fri: 8am-5pm
Sat: 10am-5pm
Sun: Closed

Days Closed (Summer):
Sat., July 1; Tues., July 4;
Sat., July 8; Sundays

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