Research help via chat is a new service available to MSJ students, staff, and faculty. When the service is not being staffed, we welcome patrons to email the Library at email@example.com for assistance.
To email MSJ Librarians about research help or other library services, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can expect a response to your question within 24 hours or sooner.
Do you need more in depth help with your research?
The MSJ Librarians offer consultations tailored to your individual research needs.
To schedule an appointment, visit the Make an Appointment page.
Main desk for Circulation and Research Help: (513)-244-4216
How can we help you? Your MSJ Librarians can:
Patrons are able to get research help during closures related to the Coronavirus/Covid-19 epidemic by:
MSJ Librarians available to assist you:
| Bridget DuMont, MLIS
Librarian I, Head of Access Services
| Susan M. Falgner, MLS
Librarian II, Head of Reference & Instructional Services
|Julie Flanders, MSW, MLS
Librarian III, Head of Strategic Collection Services
|Cynthia Gregory, MLS, MFA
Librarian III, Head of Electronic Resources
|Scott Lloyd, MA, MDiv, MLS
Senior Librarian, Director of Library Services
| Josh Zeller, MLIS
Access Services Coordinator
Due to COVID-19, the MSJ Library building is CLOSED until further notice. Many of the Library’s online resources & services are still available via this website. We have provided the following FAQs to help clarify how you can continue accessing library services and resources in the weeks ahead:
What library resources can I remotely access while I am away from campus?
The MSJ Library provides a large collection of online resources, including:
If you don’t know your LIB ID barcode number, you can look it up securely in myMount. Note: you will first need to log in to myMount to view the page.
What if I don’t have my Mount ID card or don’t know my library number?
Can I get research help remotely (off-campus) from librarians?
Yes, you can request help by emailing the Library: email@example.com. For example, we can provide:
I have books checked out from the MSJ Library and/or OhioLINK. What should I do with them? Will I be charged for them if they’re overdue?
The Library will not charge overdue fines while the campus is closed. Do not worry about returning any library materials until the Library is open again. We will renew all currently checked-out materials until the Library re-opens. If you have received an overdue notice, email the Library and we’ll help you resolve the issue. If you have any questions or concerns about library materials, please contact the Library: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can I still request interlibrary loans (ILL)? Can I still borrow books from OhioLINK?
We will continue fulfilling ILL requests for resources that we can deliver electronically, such as articles, book chapters, essays, etc. You can submit ILL requests by any of the following ways: