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Educational Resource Center (ERC): Home

This guide highlights the resources available from the ERC, as well as tips for searching for children's books and materials.

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University ID: (if your ID number starts with a zero, drop the zero . E.g. 041111 would become 41111)


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(740) 397-9000 ex.4240

Spring Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 7:30am - 11:00pm

Friday: 7:30am - 8:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Sunday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm



Educational Resource Center (ERC)

The Educational Resource Center (ERC) is a great place to go for all things education!  The ERC is where the library's children and young adult books are located.  (See the next tab above for help on searching for children's books.)  We also have the following resources available for you:

  • 4 Ellison die cut machines;
  • various dies, including 4 sets of letters and numbers, animals, bulletin board borders, puzzles, and more;
  • a Cricut machine;
  • *12 Cricut sets, including alphabets, animals, food, sports, etc. (Feel free to bring in your own materials, as well!);
  • *a set of Cricut materials, including the necessary mats and other helpful materials;
  • tracing table;
  • 2 paper cutters;
  • comb binder and *combs;
  • scrap paper;
  • **poster maker;
  • various posters, maps, charts, flash cards, hand puppets, games, etc.;
  • *bulletin board paper;
  • *laminating services;
  • *electronic equipment, such as Mac and HP laptops and chargers, headphones, digital cameras, camcorders, GoPro cameras, projectors and screens, SD cards, external optical drives, cables and adaptors, etc.

*These materials can be checked out or purchased at the ERC desk.

**Please see a library staff member if you would like to use these resources.

Director of the Library

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Tim Radcliffe
Thorne Library
740-397-9000 ext. 4245

InterLibrary Loan

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Simply email the library ( with information about the resource you need, and a librarian will try to find it for you.


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