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Research Help

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Start with our Research Guides, designed by specialists for focused research. Each guide pulls together subscription databases and other resources to help you succeed. Or go directly to our full listings of research databases, e-books, and journals.

TIP: Use RefWorks to help you organize your research and format your bibliography and footnotes!

Find Books, Video, Audio

  • OneSearch (beta) - Find books, articles, and more in the CSU Libraries, OhioLINK, or worldwide in one single search.
  • Scholar - The online catalog for both the Michael Schwartz Library and the Law Library of Cleveland State University. Scholar allows users to locate materials that the university physically owns or owns access to. Video Help
  • OhioLINK - Find and borrow books, video and audio materials from 85 Ohio colleges & universities.

Public Libraries:

  • Cleveland Public Library Catalog - Holdings of the Cleveland Public Library, one of the nation's major urban library systems, and the 27 CLEVNET public library consortium member libraries.
  • Cuyahoga County Public Library Catalog - Holdings contained in four large regional and 24 branch libraries.
  • SearchOhio - Holdings from 19 Ohio public libraries including Cuyahoga County Public Library, Akron-Summit County Public Library, and Mentor Public Library to name a few.

Tip: Use Interlibrary Loan Services to get books you need that are not in the Michael Schwartz Library or in OhioLINK

Find E-books

TIP: Use the Scholar catalog to find eBooks by doing an "Advanced Search. " Type in your search terms, then choose "EBOOK" from the "Material type" drop-down menu.

Find Journals, Journal Articles

Tip: Use Interlibrary Loan Services to get books you need that are not in the Michael Schwartz Library or in OhioLINK.

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