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Packard Library Contact:
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| library AT ccad DOT edu | phone 614.222.3273 | fax 614.222.6193

Connect to Databases From Off-Campus

CCAD resources: from the CCAD website
• Find the database that you want to use from the CCAD website.
• Click on the link. You will be redirected to the CCAD authentication server.
• Simply enter your last name and the 14 digit barcode number on your CCAD ID.
• Click on 'Submit'.

OhioLINK resources: from the OhioLINK website
• Find the database that you want to use from the OhioLINK website.
• Click on the link. You will be redirected to the OhioLINK authentication server.
• You will be asked to select your institution. Open the pull-down box and indicate "Columbus College of Art & Design."
• Enter your name and 14 digit barcode number from your CCAD ID card.
• If OhioLINK recognizes you as a valid user, you will then see a message that your authentication was successful.

If you receive an error message while authenticating, try the list of Frequently Asked Questions. This link provides information on user system requirements and compatibility for remote access. If you still can't get access, you may not have a library record. Call us at 614.222.3273 or come into the library.

Renew Books

• Go to My Account
• Enter your name and 14 digit barcode number from your CCAD ID Card.
• Click the 'Submit' button.
• Select 'Checked Out Items'.
• Either click on 'Renew All' or 'Select Specific Items' and then click on 'Renew Selected Items'.
• If you cannot renew items, a message will appear on the screen. If you are successful, a new due date will appear in the 'STATUS' column. Always check the 'STATUS' column for information on the success or failure of your renewal.

This does not work if items are already overdue or if there is a hold on the item. Please inquire at 614.222.3273.

Request Books From Another OhioLINK Library

• To request a book from another OhioLINK library, click on the 'Request' link.
• Select Columbus College of Art & Design in the drop down list.
• Type in name and 14 digit barcode number from CCAD ID Card.
• It normally takes three to four business days for the book to arrive on campus. You will receive an email when it has arrived.

Packard Library Contact:
email
| library AT ccad DOT edu | phone 614.222.3273 | fax 614.222.6193