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Finding Books in MaagNET

Comment Icon0 Books and other materials can be found through MaagNet, the Maag Library online catalog. Use MaagNet to locate items available in Maag Library. Search by Author, Title, Keyword, or Subject Heading. Click on a title to access the record for an item, where you will see the item’s Location, Call Number, and Status. This information lets you determine if the book is available and where it is located in the library.  Maag Stacks materials are shelved alphabetically by call number on floors 3-6A. Oversize materials are located on the first bank(s) of shelves on each floor. To determine on which floor of the library your item is shelved, use the Building Guide online or signs posted in the Reference Room and by the elevators.

Comment Icon0 Also, if you scroll down in the item’s record, you will find the Library of Congress Subject Headings under which that book has been classified. By clicking on the listed subject headings, you can find other materials on the same or similar topics.

Finding & Requesting Books in OhioLINK

Comment Icon0 Use the OhioLINK Library Catalog to locate items available through other OhioLINK institutions. Available items may be requested and delivered to Maag Library for checkout (allow 3-5 days delivery time).

Comment Icon0 Use the same search techniques to search the OhioLINK Library Catalog that you use in MaagNet. Once you have located a book that you would like to request, check the Status column under Library Holdings. You may have to click on Display Holdings of OhioLINK Libraries. As long as one of the libraries lists the book as AVAILABLE, you may request it:

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  • Click on green Request button.
  • Select Youngstown State from the dropdown list of institutions and Submit.
  • Enter your name.
  • Enter your YSU ID# (number beginning with “Y” found on your YSU ID or in your portal account).
  • Enter your PASSWORD. **Until you set up a unique one in Your Library Record your YSU ID# is your password**
  • Click on green Submit button.

Comment Icon0 You will see a confirmation screen that tells you if your transaction has been successful. Delivery time is approximately 3 to 5 days. When your items arrive, an email will be sent to your YSU email account. To check the status of your request, go to Your Library Record and log in using your name, YSU ID# and password. A request will have one of three statuses: REQUESTED, IN TRANSIT or OHIOLINK RECVD. OHIOLINK RECVD indicates the item is ready for checkout at the Circulation Desk.

Finding Electronic Books

Comment Icon0 YSU students, faculty & staff have access to thousands of electronic books through the databases listed below:

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Electronic Book Center (OhioLINK) contains the full texts of thousands of scholarly and reference e-books from several publishers, covering many subject areas.

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For off campus access, you have to set up a free account. You must be in the library or on campus to establish this free account. Once the account is established, you may use NetLibrary from anywhere, on or off campus. While in the library or on campus CLICK HERE, select “Youngstown State University” from dropdown menu and Submit. Enter your name (last then first), library barcode number and Submit. After successful authentication, click on Create a Free Account in the upper right hand corner. Fill out the form and click on Create Account.

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Safari Books Online provides electronic books in computer science, information technology, business, and related fields from O’Reilly, Pearson, and other IT and business publishers.

Comment Icon0 Following is a list of direct links to some relevant ebooks:

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