The Ohio State University at Newark

About Us

Welcome to the John L. and Christine Warner Library at the Newark Campus

Come sit by the fire and read a newspaper or magazine, study at a table or in a comfy chair or in our state-of-the-art classroom. Check out a laptop computer to use in our wireless environment, work in one of our study rooms, or meet together in spaces designed for group collaboration. Librarians and staff members are available to assist students, faculty and community members in their research and other library needs. Please contact me at 740-364-9513 if you have questions or comments.

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Katie Blocksidge, Library Director

The Newark Campus Warner Library, located on the main floor of the John L. and Christine Warner Library and Student Center, serves the students, faculty and staff of Ohio State University at Newark as well as the students, faculty and staff of Central Ohio Technical College.

As such, it delivers the full gamut of library resources and services including but not limited to reference service, library instruction, collaboration areas, interlibrary loan, reserves, laptop computers, and database access.

The Library houses about: 45,000 print volumes, 270 serial subscriptions, 1800 videos and DVDs, and 1,200 maps.

As part of the Ohio State University library system and the OhioLINK consortium, the Library provides access to millions of books and other library materials, more than 100 research databases, millions of electronic journal articles, thousands of e-books, images, video and sounds, as well as thousands of theses and dissertations from Ohio students.


John L. & Christine Warner Library Staff

Katie Blocksidge, Library Director

On Campus: 49513 Off Campus: 740-364-9513

Office: Warner Center 171

John D. Crissinger, Special Collections Reference Librarian

On Campus: 69306 Off Campus: 740-366-9306

Office: Warner Center 169

Shawn Brookbank, Cataloger; Evening Circulation Supervisor

On Campus: 69183 Off Campus: 740-366-9183

Tauni Graham, Reserves; Interlibrary Loan; Circulation Supervisor

On Campus: 49501 Off Campus: 740-364-9501

Hanna Primeau, Reference and Instruction Librarian

On Campus: 69308 Off Campus: 740-366-9308

Office: Warner Center 169


Library Fax 740-366-9264

Warner Library Policies

Laptop Checkout

Laptops can be checked out from the Library for 4 hours with a fine of $10 for every hour that it is overdue. Also available for use with the laptops are a/c wall chargers, mice, and headphones. All of which are checked out for 4 hours and have a $10 per hour fine for every hour they are overdue.

Printing in the Library

Students must use their BuckID/Campus ID to use the pay-to-print printers available in the library.

Borrowing Policies

Newark Campus Library follows the policies of The Ohio State University Library. If you have any questions, please contact Tauni Graham 740-364-9501

Campus Security

The vision of the Newark Campus Public Safety Department is to provide a safe and secure campus that demonstrates openness, trust, honesty and integrity and respects differences in ideas, cultures, and lifestyles.

Computing Policy

Computing resources are intended for university-related purposes, including direct and indirect support of the university's instruction, research, and service missions; of university administrative functions; of student and campus life activities; and of the free exchange of ideas among members of the university community and between the university community and the wider local, national, and world communities.

John L. and Christine Warner Library Code of Conduct

The Newark Campus John L. & Christine Warner Library’s service values emphasize respectful human interaction and the stewardship and protection of human and information resources, as well as the system’s physical facilities. We ask users to support these values by demonstrating positive behaviors while using the library.

Code of Student Conduct

The code of student conduct is established to foster and protect the core missions of the university, to foster the scholarly and civic development of the university's students in a safe and secure learning environment, and to protect the people, properties and processes that support the university and its missions.

OhioLink Acceptable Use Policy

Click here for more information on acceptable use.

OhioLink Privacy Policy

OhioLink is committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of its users.

Records Retention

OSU Records Management Quick Start Guide
OSU Records Management: Retention Schedules
OSU Records Management: Unique Retention Schedules
OSU Electronic Records Management
Archives and Special Collections