GENSTDS 1201T College Orientation

Library Tour and Orientation

Part 1  The Tour


Main Open Area

  • circulation desk: check out materials, reserve books, reference questions, headphones, flashdrives, laptop charger cords, locker keys
  • tables for group or solo study
  • reference books
  • popular collection: books and DVDs for checkout

Back Open Area

  • Periodicals:  also known as journals, magazines, or serials
  • 6 computers
  • comfortable seating
  • scanner:  free

Computer Lab

  • 18 computers which can be used anytime there is no library class

Circulating Collection

  • available for browsing and checkout
  • most materials checkout for 6 weeks

Quiet Room

  • couches, tables, and desks for all studying styles


Part 2     ATI on your Computer

BuckeyeLink (access to SIS Student Center)   My Student Center  List of Things You Can Do

  • Accounts and Financial Aid
  • Manage your personal information

  • Manage your student records

  • Enroll in classes

  • manage your password
  • must be changed every 180 days


  • printing, copying, vending machines, Cafe Carmen, Guerne Heights Drive-In, Subway
  • no service charge if you call 614-292-0400




  • manage your mail with folders

Ohio State University Apps

  • Variety of apps mostly used on the Columbus Campus

OSU Wireless

  • make sure you are connected through osuwireless and not wifi@osu

ATI Library


  • request books from academic libraries all over Ohio