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OARDC Library

The library is located in Fisher Auditorium down the hall from the classroom.   

Reservable study carrels

Need a quite place to study? Contact Laura to reserve a library study carrel.

Public computer work stations

Six public workstations offer access  to library resources and specialty software including Matlab, IBM SPSS, Minitab, SAS, SigmaPlot, ArcGIS, Python, Refworks, Google Earth, and Photoshop. As a courtesy, the library provides free color copying and printing to those in the OARDC community

Collaboration Station

Bring your laptop and a friend. The library’s collaborative workstation lets you project your laptop’s content onto large dual monitors for pain-free group work.

Enlow Conference Room


  • Teaching and presentation station and software
  • Polycom and other connectivity software allowing users to connect to Columbus or other outside partners
  • Flexible seating for eight
  • Two whiteboards

Coffee Station

Stay alert and focused with a fresh cup of hot coffee from the library’s Keurig station. Bring your own k-cups or tea bags (the free option) or purchase coffee, tea, or hot chocolate from the library’s user funded supply ($.60/cup).

Microforms Room with Scanning Station

The library’s microform reader has the ability to read both microfilm and microfiche, as well as print black and white copies free of charge. In addition to the microform reader, quality document and flatbed photo/slide scanners (Epson DS-6500 and V600) are also available for use.

Upcoming events

Fall OARDC Library Events 

Beyond Google Scholar: Getting the most out of your library databases
Find the best articles and resources to support you research, proposal or literature review. Because 50 focused and fabulous articles are better than 50,000 possible articles.

When:Thursday October 5th 4-5 PM
Location: Fisher 121 Classroom
Who: Anyone is Welcome!

Research Commons Workshops  
All workshops are livestreamed from Columbus. You can view from a personal computer or in the library.

Data Management Basics more info
September 26 2-3pm

​ Finding Funding: SPIN more info
September 27 12:30-1:30pm

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Gwen Short
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1680 Madison Ave.
Wooster OH 44691
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