April 2013

SearchOhio and OhioLink · Getting Started

Through SearchOhio and OhioLink you can now borrow material from the collections of over 140 Ohio public and academic libraries. These services are free, fast, and easy to use! Here's how to get started:

Step 1: Search for an item in our catalog. If you can't find it or all the copies of the item you're interested in are checked out, select either the SearchOhio or OhioLink buttons to expand your search to their catalogs.


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Step 2: When you find the item you're looking for in SearchOhio or OhioLink, click the "Request Item" button.


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Step 3: Choose "Cincinnati & Hamilton County" from the drop-down menu.


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Step 4: Enter your last name, your library card number, and PIN. Please note: You must use the name associated with your library card number. Choose your preferred pickup location from the drop down menu, then select "Submit."


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That's it! You'll be notified when your item is ready to be picked up.


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Questions or problems?

Contact the Library's Virtual Information Center by phone (513-369-6900) or email.