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Course Reserve

Instructors may place on reserve material owned by them or the library and material copied from books, periodicals, media, publisher reprints etc. Please note that books obtained through OhioLink can not be placed on course reserve. Reserve material will be available to patrons in print and where possible in electronic format. Material copied (both hard and electronic versions) for reserve in Heterick Memorial Library will comply with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). Any material not in compliance will not be placed on reserve.Copying shall not be used as a substitution for the purchase of books, media, publisher's reprints or periodicals. Faculty members are strongly urged to submit purchase requests for these items. All requests for items to be placed on reserve must originate with the instructor of the course. Electronic reserve when feasible is the preferred form of access since it provides 24-hours, 7-day a week availability and access can be remote. Use of electronic reserves is restricted to authorized patrons of Ohio Northern University.

Requests for placing material on reserve should comply with the following policies:
a) Items owned by Instructor or the library
b) Items copied from books, periodicals, media, etc.

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan

Library Proxy Checkout

Proxy Card
Proxy cards are available to ONU faculty and staff in order to allow up to three designated individuals to check out items for the faculty member. The faculty member is responsible for all materials checked out on his/her proxy card(s). Lost or stolen proxy cards should be reported to the Public Services Department as soon as possible.
How to obtain:  Fill out the Proxy Request Sheet Form and bring to the circulation desk or send via campus mail attention: Public Services. Cards will then be mailed to the requestor with 2 business days. Contact the library at 419-772-2181 for this form.
Fines:   The Faculty member who requests such privileges is responsible for the return of any borrowed materials and/or for the replacement cost of such material should it be returned damaged condition or not at all.


Copyright Basics

Acquisitions and Gifts

Policy for acquisitions and gifts

Heterick Memorial Library

Heterick Memorial Library
525 South Main Street
Ada, Ohio 45810
Monday: 7:30 a.m.-Midnight
Tuesday: 7:30 a.m.-Midnight
Wednesday: 7:30 a.m.-Midnight
Thursday: 7:30 a.m.-Midnight
Friday: 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m.-Midnight