Circulation of Materials

Periodicals and most books, except reference, can be checked out for three weeks at the Circulation desk on the first floor of Jerome Library. They should be returned to the first floor Circulation Desk as well. All other non-book materials, located in the CRC multimedia room, can be checked out at the CRC Reference/Circulation Desk for three weeks and they must be returned to the CRC. Ready reference activity books can be used in house,checked out for two hours, or overnight.


Children's Magazines - 3 weeks



Textbooks - 3 weeks



Pictures - 3 weeks



Reserve - 2 hour, 1 day, or 3 days



Literature for Children & Young Adults - 3 weeks



Multimedia - 3 weeks



Pop-up Books - 3 weeks



Reference Sources - in-house only

Online renewal available for most items

Library Instruction

Instructional presentations, orientations and tours are offered in cooperation with instructors of BGSU courses. Contact the CRC at 419-372-2956 to schedule a session.

Reference Services

Information may be requested during posted CRC service hours at the CRC Reference/Circulation Desk. 

Or Chat with the CRC, conveniently located here!

Reserve Materials

Materials to be placed on reserve in the CRC may be selected for specific courses by BGSU professors. CRC Reserve materials are located in Room 213 of the CRC. Check out lengths vary.  Contact the CRC for more information at 419-372-2956.

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Ellison and Accu/Die Cut Machines

Instructional materials production and bulletin board creation can be enhanced through the use of the Ellison Letter Machine or the Accu/Cut Die Cutting System. Semester use subscriptions ($2.00 plus tax) are available at the CRC Reference/Circulation Desk. Ellison Letter Machine and Accu/Cut Die Cutting System List

Construction paper is available in a variety of colors for $.05 a sheet or a $2.50 a pack.  Cash or BG1 is accepted. 



Lamination is available for only $1.00 per foot.  The 25" laminator is self-service and available anytime the CRC is open.  Cash or BG1 is accepted.  


This multipurpose machine is available in the CRC for use with a BG1 card.



Stop at the CRC circulation desk and ask if you can practice on the SMARTBoard. As long the room in not in use for a Library Instruction or meeting, we will allow you to use the room.

Support for Faculty and Staff

Contact the CRC at 2-2956 or Ask Us at the CRC!

Room 210 B

     Hold your class where the resources are. The classroom accommodates between 30 and 40 people, offers the use of a Smartboard, Elmo, overhead, laptops, and DVD player.

Library Instruction

    We can create a presentation to meet your students' needs.

Individual Consultations

    Let us show you what we can do.  New items arrive often.


    Our Reserves Service allows you to make materials available for your students' use.

Die Cut Machines

    For $2 a semester you can have access to hundreds of dies.