The administration and staff of the OSU Libraries endeavor to make the library’s facilities and collection accessible to all members of the OSU community. Persons with special requests not covered below may contact the Information desk at (541) 737-7295 or (541) 737-4594 (TDD), or by emailing Library Accomodations.

OSU students who need research assistance over an extended period of time may contact Disability Access Services.

Accessible Formats

OSU's Disability Access Services (DAS) will assist patrons who need accessible formats of library publications for course assignments. For additional information or assistance, please contact DAS.

Copy Requests

Library copiers are self-service that take OSU ID, convenience cards, or cash to make copies. An add value machine is available in the 2nd floor lobby to add copy value to your OSU ID or convenience card. Black and white copies are 7¢ a copy with ID card & 10¢ with cash. All machines have enlarging capability. The cash copier machine on the 2nd floor is wheelchair-accessible.

eScanners are also available on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 5th floors. You can scan your documents for free and send them to yourself by email or save onto a flashdrive.

The Circulation Desk or Information Desk can provide copying assistance during regular business hours. See the Self-Service Copiers page for more information. 

Contact Disability Access Services for extended assistance.

Research Assistance

Research assistance is available at the Information Desk on the main (2nd) floor of the library or by appointment with a subject librarian.

Retrieval of Library Materials

For assistance retrieving materials from the library stacks, complete the Retrieval of Library Materials request form online or turn in the printable version to the Library Circulation Desk. Your request will be filled within 24 hours and held for you at Circulation. If staff are available, your request will be filled immediately.

Tours and Information

Individualized building tours may be arranged by calling (541) 737-4616. For additional library assistance, please call the Information Desk at (541) 737-7295.

Adaptive Technology

The Circulation Desk now has a self check-out accessible computer station. 

The Learning Commons computers on the main (2nd) floor are equipped with audio web browsers and screen reading and magnification software. Wheelchair-accessible kiosks are located on every floor of the library.

For help or training with any of the adaptive technology, please contact Information Technology Access @ DAS at (541) 737-3671.

Closed Captioned Videos: A VCR and monitor for viewing closed-captioned videos is available for use. Ask at the Circulation desk for remote control. 

Disability Access Services: For additional information about OSU services for students with disabilities, visit OSU's Disability Access Services or call (541) 737-4098, TDD (541) 737-3666.

Telephones: Public and campus phones on the 2nd floor are wheelchair-accessible. 

ADA Accessible Rooms Information 

The library has five study rooms that are ADA accessible; all study rooms are ADA compliant. You may reserve online or at the Circulation counter.

  • Room 1862 has a dry-erase wall, lightweight table, and chairs on casters.
  • Room 2521 has a lightweight table, chairs on casters, a height-adjustable table, and a whiteboard 36” from the floor.
  • Room 2525 has a lightweight table, chairs on casters, and a whiteboard 36” from the floor.
  • Room 5563 has a lightweight table, chairs on casters, and a whiteboard with the base 34” from the floor.