Beginning June 24, 2022 the library will be closed Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. We will open on Fridays again beginning August 12.
Closed for July 4th
Benner Library will be closed in recognition of our country's Independence from Friday, July 1 - Sunday, July 10. Our regular summer hours (M-Th 10-3pm) will resume on Monday, July 11. Have a safe holiday!
Fishbowl open 24/7
The FISHBOWL is open 24/7. When the Library is closed, use your ID to access the library lobby (where you can return books) and then the FISHBOWL. If you have problems getting the door to open, swipe your card, push the door in and pull the handle out quickly.
Who's @ the desk?
See who is covering the information desk at the library during open hours.
There are two buttons makers available in the library: 1.5 inch and 2.25 inches. Supplies to make the buttons, keychains, or magnets can be purchased at the Lower Level Service Desk in the library. For more information visit our website.
The poster printer is for patrons to print posters that are larger than 11 x 17. The standard paper width is 24 inches but 36 inch rolls (bond & heavy weight paper only) are available upon request. Use our price calculator to figure out the cost of your poster. Reserve a Time in our Bookings program to get your posters printed.
Benner Library offers a variety of printing services that are readily available to ONU students and community patrons.
The library has 4 regular printers available to patrons, which are:
Yokohama - Located on the first floor, this printer only prints in black and white.
Des Moines - Located on the first floor, this printer prints in color and black and white.
Montreal - Located in the fishbowl on the first floor, this printer prints in color and black and white.
Seoul - Located on the second floor, this printer prints in color and black and white.
New York - Located on the lower level, this printer prints in color and black and white.
In addition to being able to print from the library's computers, print jobs can also be sent via our web printing portal. Upon signing in, just follow the instructions on the page to submit a job that can be released from any of the printers listed above, or any printers that support GINGER* on campus (a list of valid printers will also be given in the portal).
Benner Library printers also have the option of scanning documents directly to a student email. For more information and instruction on scanning to email, ask a Benner Library employee.
The library is home to a 3D printer (Prusa i3 MK35). For more information on use of the 3D printer, please visit our 3D printing page.
Benner Library patrons also have access to a poster printer. For more information on use of the poster printer, please visit our poster printing page.
*GINGER refers to the printing queue common to many computers on campus. A print sent from one computer to "FollowMe-Student on GINGER" can be retrieved from any one of many locations on campus.
Database Access Issues
If you are having issues accessing a database or pdf after a successful login try the following steps:
This is not the solution if you are having problems with off campus logins.
Restart your computer
Try a different browser. If you are using Internet explorer try Firefox. If you are using Firefox try Internet Explorer, Safari, or Google Chrome. If you are installing a new browser, do not allow it to add toolbars.
Empty your cache. (Search the internet for "empty cache" and the name of your browser for instructions.)
Delete cookies. (Search the internet for "delete cookies" and the name of your browser for instructions.)
Remove any extra toolbars (particularly the google toolbar).
The issue might be your security software. Contact your security provider.
If you continue to have problems and would like assistance contact the library. They may ask to share you to share your screen. You can do so for free by following the directions at the Screen Sharing assistance site.