The Archbishop Alter Library at Mount St. Joseph University


The MSJ Library plays an active role in the University’s educational process with a wide variety of resources, including:

  • The MSJ Library website, including the library’s catalog, links to online information resources, subject guides, and information about library services.
  • OhioLINK, which provides access to over 24 million electronic journal articles from 100+ databases, as well as over 46 million books
  • Interlibrary loan, which students can use to request articles and books from libraries throughout the world
  • Research help, which is available by email, phone, or in-person, either by walk-in or appointment.
  • Course reserves, which provides limited access to many of the textbooks commonly assigned in Mount courses
  • Instructional services, including sessions tailored to research in specific courses
  • A group study room, which students can book for extended study sessions
  • Providing access to computers, as well as multi-function devices for printing, copying, and scanning.