Maxwell Library Building

OCU Discovery Service

Need help finding books, articles and other resources?  Discover it all with the OCU Discovery Service.

Need Help?

Contact one of our librarians by emailing or calling 1 (740) 477-7737
The Maxwell Library staff can assist with all library related questions including those related to OhioLink. 

Fall Hours of Operation 

•  Monday
8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
•  Tuesday
8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
•  Wednesday
8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
•  Thursday
8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
•  Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
•  Saturday
•  Sunday
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

*Hours are subject to change 

 The library staff is dedicated to providing students the support and resources needed for successful, scholarly university studies. We are here to field your questions, guide your research process, help with finding appropriate resources, and provide study/meeting spaces for both your individual and group activities.

Library Cards

Your OCU ID card serves as your library card. The barcode printed on the card provides access to OCU and OhioLINK physical materials and electronic resources.


The Maxwell Library holds approximately 45,000 books, over 36,000 ebooks, 60 magazine and journal titles in print format, and more than 3,000 sound and video recordings. OCU’s membership in the OhioLINK consortium provides students with access to over 100 databases, more than 13 Million academic articles, more than 200,000 ebooks, and many more features.


Library Catalog

Searching OCU’s state-of-the-art Discovery Service search catalog provides students access to both physical and electronic resources in a single search.

Computer Availability

The library houses 19 computers and one high-performance printer.

Library Staff

Tina Craft, Director of Library Services

Mary Shmidt, Library Administrative Assistant