General Information

Beeghly Library provides access to information for research and learning to the university community; maintains a welcoming learning environment; preserves the history of the University; and through research instruction, provides students with the resources and confidence to access, evaluate, and synthesize information to lead a life of purpose with distinction, in line with the Heidelberg University Mission and Vision.

The personal attention of a small library,
with the resources of a large library 

Beeghly Library offers the friendly, personal attention of a small library with the resources of a large research library. Membership in two consortia groups, OhioLINK and OPAL, means you get the resources of a much larger institution, but the one-on-one assistance of a librarian you’ll see almost every day.

OhioLINK provides access to:

• more than 36 million books at 121 member libraries
• 24 million articles
• 125,000 eBooks
• More than 100 databases

OPAL (Ohio Private Academic Libraries) provides:

• combined resources of 24 Ohio university and college libraries eBook subscriptions
• technical support
• state-wide collaboration

Unique Offerings

Our round library is unique, with large windows that let in the sun and offer fantastic views of the campus. We have several individual study rooms, group study rooms, large-screen tvs/monitors for group projects/video viewing, and two collaboration tables. Other unique things Beeghly offers: 

  • Whiteboard tables for math problems, paper outlines, or chemical formulas.
  • Whiteboards available throughout the library.
  • Beanbag chairs for relaxed reading (or even napping!)

Government Documents

Gov Docs logoThis library is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law. (Title 44 United States Code)



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