What is a personalized research experience?


Consider making an appointment for a personalized research experience:

Do you have several items from the stacks you'd like to review?

  • No waiting to see if we can page for you while you're here - materials of interest will be ready for you when you arrive!

Are you working on a complex research project?

  • Library staff can ensure any concerns or questions are addressed before you arrive!

Are you part of a group working on related topics or a large scale project?

  • Library staff can help the group ensure space, resources, and respond to any questions to keep your project moving forward!

Just starting your research and have a lot of questions?

  • You'll have the chance to work with one of our professional staff to answer any questions ahead of time!

You want to ensure a space is reserved for you.

  • No worrying about whether there'll be a microfilm reader or HoverCam available – we'll reserve one for you, guaranteed, on your preferred day and time!

You want to have materials available over multiple days.

  • Materials can be held for you for several visits, saving you time!

You have questions or need assistance with technology (hovercams, microfilm readers, etc.)

  • Library staff can ensure any concerns or questions are addressed before you arrive!

You want to receive email notifications about any changes to our hours, access, resources, or other updates relevant to your visit.

  • By scheduling an appointment, we'll be able to keep you updated and informed so you can make the most of your visit!

Schedule an appointment today! (https://ohiohistory.libcal.com/). Appointments are scheduled two-weeks out; our helpful calendaring tool will show you the days and times that are currently free to make scheduling easier. The Archives & Library is currently open Wednesdays 12:30p-3p and Thursdays / Fridays from 10a-3p. Email researchreservations@ohiohistory.org with questions and check our website for any hours changes: https://www.ohiohistory.org/research/archives-library/.

Interested in a more self-directed visit, using just our Reading Room or Microfilm collections?


  • Last Updated Sep 06, 2023
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