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Step-by-Step: Books & More

Step-by-Step: BLINK, the Library's Catalog

This "Step-by-Step" tutorial includes screenshots of BLINK, the Library's online catalog & OhioLINK to guide you through the process of finding books & more. Use the tabs at the left to navigate the guide. You may also want to watch the short video tutorial below.

Before getting started, there are a few things you should know.

Your Library Account

  • You will need your Surge card to borrow Library items.
  • You may want to review our Usage Policies.
  • You will need to know your 7-digit College Id to request items, place holds, & to renew books. If you do not know your ID number, you can find it in Blackboard's Self Service in your User Profile (displays under your name), or .look it up using the ID Verification Form. Be sure to check the box to display your College ID with your results.

Ready to borrow? To get started in BLINK, just click the link below.

Watch & Learn

Watch & Learn

Our YouTube Playlist has quick tutorials on most of eBook & BLINK options. Click the menu icon in the playlist to go straight to the video you need.

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