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What username and password do I use to log on from off campus

911 views   |   Last updated on Feb 23, 2015   

Below are some tips to help you troubleshoot off campus authentication issues: Are you using an SSU network account to authenticate? Do not add or to the username (doej) The password may be different than the one you use for student SSU mymail email accounts You will not be able to authenticate if your password needs reset You can reset your password on any campus ... read more

What are the library's hours?

841 views   |   Last updated on Nov 21, 2016    About The Library Hours

Holidays & Days Closed Thanksgiving Break - November 24 - 26 (The library will close early at 5PM on Wednesday, November 23rd.) Christmas Holiday - December 26-27 New Year Observed - January 2 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - January 16 Semester Hours Monday – Thursday – 7:30 am - 10:45 pm Friday – 7:30 am – 5:00 pm Saturday – 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Sunday – noon – 11:45 pm Summer Hours Monday - Thursday ... read more

Does it cost to print in the library?

743 views   |   Last updated on Jul 10, 2014    Printing Color Printing

There is no charge for black and white print outs for students, faculty, and staff.  Color printing costs $.25 per page.  Please stop at the services for assistance with color printing.

Where do I pick up OhioLINK books?

738 views   |   Last updated on Jul 09, 2014   

Pick up OhioLINK items at the library Service Desk.  You will receive an email when your items are available for pick up.

How do I schedule a research consultation with a librarian?

731 views   |   Last updated on Jun 24, 2016   

Librarians are available for individual research consultations to help you with research. Email us at to schedule a session.  Please include your name, phone number, and research topic in the email.  Also, please specify if you wish to meet with a specific librarian or the first available librarian.

How do I access EndNote Web?

724 views   |   Last updated on Mar 10, 2015   

EndNote Web is available to Shawnee State University and is a great tool for help creating bibliographies.  Stop by the library if you need help using End Note Web.  We'd be glad to show you how End Note Web can help you.

What database is recommended for research for Education courses?

711 views   |   Last updated on Jul 10, 2014    Research Databases Education

Try the library's Education Discovery Service.  It finds articles in all the library's education, psychology, school, and children's literature databases! 

Can I check out textbooks from the library?

708 views   |   Last updated on Aug 19, 2014   

Faculty place some textbooks on library reserve and students can check out the text to use in the library.  You can search for your course textbooks in the library's online catalog by your professor's last name or the course name.

I am not able to create an account for the Medcom Streaming Nursing Videos.

705 views   |   Last updated on Oct 01, 2014   

Please email Janet Stewart for assistance with creating a Medcom account.

Where do I find Reference Resources like Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Statistical Sources?  Are they online?

649 views   |   Last updated on Mar 10, 2015   

Reference resources -- electronic and print hard copy --- are all cataloged. If you know the name of a specific title, you can identify the call number or access the URL link via the library catalog (   If you do not know the name of a title, do this: from the library homepage (, in the window in the middle of the screen, click "Databases/Research Guides. ... read more

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