Three Campus Libraries For Your Use

Knowing your way around BW's three libraries is an important part of your success as a student. Our collections of electronic resources, databases and the interlibrary loan program make it easy to find materials for research projects in any academic program. Ask one of our friendly staff members for assistance; they're here to help you be the best student you can be.

Ritter Library

Ritter Library, the main research library at Baldwin Wallace University, provides electronic, streaming and print resources for student and faculty use. Professional reference librarians offer assistance in navigating the on or off-campus options that are available to each researcher. The collections are further augmented by our membership in the OhioLINK consortium making the resources of Ohio’s academic institutions available on campus. For students seeking a physical location to work, the library has a quiet study floor, study rooms for individuals or small groups, a variety of seating options and movable whiteboards throughout the building. Students can also seek support from the IT Support Services Help Desk, the Learning Center, Writing Center and Reading Support Services, all in the same building.

Jones Music Library

Jones Music Library is located in Merner-Pfeiffer Hall. The library holds nearly 40,000 items, most of which circulate to BW and OhioLINK patrons.

The Riemenschneider Bach Institute

The Riemenschneider Bach Institute is a renowned research center dedicated to J.S. Bach.

Visitors are welcome and are asked to sign in with when they enter the library. The Institute houses rare items related to J. S. Bach and his circle as well as historical reference materials, scores, and a collection of classic recordings. The entry is located on the first floor of the Boesel Musical Arts Center.