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Hiram College Library

Hiram College Library fosters intellectual excellence and encourages lifelong learning in the Hiram community.

Special Announcements

The library is hosting a number of special events this spring. Visit our events page to learn more!

Begin Your Research Here

Search for books using Hiram College Library catalog.

Click here for the A-Z List of Databases

The A-Z list provides a summary description of each database in the collection.  

Individual Databases:


Databases by Subject:


Search for books at academic libraries across Ohio. Print books can be delivered right to the Hiram College Library and you can request them yourself without having to complete an interlibrary loan form. 

Summer Hours:

May 15 - August 25
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Closed
Open Saturday, June 15 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. for Alumni Weekend
Closed May 27, June 19, July 4, and July 5

View all hours and special opening times.

Contact Us: | (330) 569-5489

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Library Updates

Check here for Library blog posts and updates about events, new services and more.

Featured Databases

Academic Search Complete

Multidisciplinary database that indexes and abstracts some 9,300 periodicals, both popular and scholarly. Provides full-text to more than 5,300 journals.


Fully searchable full-text of nearly 1,000 scholarly journals. JSTOR provides back files to the first issue of a journal, but stops 3 to 5 years before the current publication year. Covers all disciplines.

Electronic Journal Center (EJC)

Searchable, full-text issues of journals from a number of major publishers. More than 7,000 journals are available.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Covers current and controversial social issues from immigration to gun control to fracking. Viewpoint essays present different sides to an issue and the database adds periodical articles, statistics, video/audio, news articles, and primary sources.

Access World News Research Collection

Find global information on topics related to business and economics, careers, criminal justice, education, environmental studies, health, international studies, performing and fine arts, political science, social issues and more from a variety of news media featuring newspapers, image editions, videos and web-only content including the Akron Beacon Journal, Plain Dealer, Record-Courier Collection, USA Today and international sources.