The Ohio State University at Newark

About Us

Welcome to the John L. and Christine Warner Library

Located on the main floor of the John L. and Christine Warner Library and Student Center on the Newark campus, the library 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 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

Phone: 740-364-9513

Office: Warner Center 171

John D. Crissinger, Reference and Special Collections Librarian

Phone: 740-366-9306

Brittni Dixon, Evening Circulation Supervisor, Copy Cataloger

Phone: 740-755-7240

Tauni Graham, Circulation Supervisor, Reserves & Interlibrary Loan

Phone: 740-364-9501

Dai Newman, Reference and Instruction Librarian

Phone: 740-755-7742

Office: Warner Center 169

Janell Verdream, Instruction Librarian

Phone: 740-755-7154

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 printer available in the library. Students can also print in the Reese 206 computer lab.

Borrowing Policies

Newark Campus Library follows the policies of The Ohio State University Libraries. 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.

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

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