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The MSJ Library is currently open by appointment only. If you need research help or want to make a study appointment, please contact the Library by email (, phone (513-244-4216), or by chat service. A librarian will respond during regular business hours and help determine the best way to assist you. See also Library Hours and Guidelines for Study Space by Appointment.

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Circulation & Research:
(513) 244-4216


Archbishop Alter Library
Mount St. Joseph University
5701 Delhi Road
Cincinnati, OH 45233

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MSJ Library Children’s Collection

The MSJ Library's Children’s Collection is located on the Library's Second Floor. It includes:

  • Easy Books:   Call number= E + arranged by author’s last name
  • Juvenile Fiction:  Call number= JFIC + arranged by author’s last name
  • Juvenile Nonfiction:  Call number= J + arranged by Dewey number
  • Search FOCUS MSJ Library catalog to locate items in the Children’s Collection
    Tip: Use Advanced Search to limit by location, CHILDREN'S (2nd FL) J

Shows where to limit search by location for Children's Collection

Children's Literature Reference