Using SearchOhio

  • Go to the Old SearchOhio Catalog or the Modern SearchOhio Catalog.
  • Search catalog for desired item.
  • When item is located, click on REQUEST THIS ITEM or (on the Modern catalog) REQUEST IT.
  • Choose your library’s name from the “affiliated” drop-down list so that we can log you in.
  • Enter your last name and your library card number, as well as your PIN if so required.
  • Choose the pickup location at your affiliated library to which you want the item delivered.
  • Press SUBMIT to send the request and the pickup location to SearchOhio.
  • Items are usually available for pickup within 3-5 business days, except for items requested on weekends.
  • Items will remain on hold shelf at pickup institution for 10 days.