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Borrowing from Other Libraries

A guide to finding and requesting materials from other libraries throughout Ohio and across the country


OhioLINK is great for...

  • books not available through Cedarville
  • reference books not available for check out at Cedarville
  • books available through Cedarville that are currently checked out to another patron

Using OhioLINK

1) Go to OneSearch. Enter the item or topic you're looking for and click 'Search'.


2) To request an item from OhioLINK, the item must be...

a) listed as AVAILABLE at an OhioLINK library


b) not currently available for check out at Cedarville

In the example below, the item we're looking for meets these conditions


3) Next, click on the green Request button next to the item you want to request


4) Select 'Cedarville Univ' from the drop-down menu on the next screen and then click the 'Submit above information' button.


5) Enter your name & your 14-digit student ID / barcode number and click 'Submit'. Your OhioLINK item should arrive here at Cedarville in 3-5 business days. We'll let you know when it's ready to be picked up!