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Northeast Ohio Cooperative Regional Library Depository

Books! Books! Books!

Basic Info

The Northeast Regional Library Depository is a high-density library storage facility located on the campus of Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) in Rootstown, Ohio which serves to:

  • House and care for moderately used library collections of five local public university libraries.
  • Provide access to the stored resources in support of Ohio’s higher education efforts and research goals.
  • Provide expertise in patron service.
  • Play a pivotal role in the Ohio’s new initiatives for collective sharing and management of state depository resources.

Highlights of the Library Depository Building:

Building Size ( Work / Shipping 3,852 sq. ft. ) + ( Stack area 10,812 sq. ft. ) = Total 14,664 sq. ft.
Building Exterior Red brick , parking for 11 cars.
Building Interior Work Areas: Stacks, Shipping and Receiving, Offices, Patron Reading Room

Access

admittance buzzer at front door
Construction Costs

$2.598 million ( 1993 dollars )

$4.259 million ( 2014 dollars )

Shelving

16 miles of shelf space   ( 10 ranges; 30 ft. high x 186 ft. long )

Items

1.3 million volumes of monographs, periodicals, serial titles, etc.  Includes; archive boxes, media and microforms.

The shelving area has a continuous membrane roof, sodium quartz lights, 16 miles of shelf space, and a super-flat concrete floor.  A battery operated "cherry picker" is used to shelve and pull the library materials.

Hours:  Monday – Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm

Depository Main Phone: 330-325-6400

 

Call for a Tour!

  

Interlibrary Loan

Document Delivery

 

Patty Bonecutter

Library Specialist, Depository

Phone: 330-325-6405

pb@neomed.edu

  
   
   State and Local De-duplication of resources

Bryan Zeppernick

Library Specialist, Depository

Phone: 330-325-6408

bzeppern@neomed.edu

  
   

 

 

   

      

From the Ohio Turnpike - Take the Ohio Turnpike to Exit/Milepost 193. Follow State Route 44 South past Ravenna and into Rootstown. NEOMED is on the right. Follow signage to the Depository, which is located at the rear of the campus.

From the South Taking 1-77 - Take I-77 north to I-76 east. Follow I-76 through Akron to exit 38A. Turn right onto State Route 44 south. NEOMED is on the right. Follow signage to the Depository, which is located at the rear of the campus.

From Cental/Southwest Ohio Taking I-71 - Take I-71 north to I-76 east. Follow I-76 through Akron to exit 38A. Turn right onto State Route 44 south. NEOMED is on the right. Follow signage to the Depository, which is located at the rear of the campus.

From the North Taking I-480 - Take I-480 east and continue on State Route 14 through Streetsboro. Take State Route 44 south past Ravenna and into Rootstown. NEOMED is on the right. Follow signage to the Depository, which is located at the rear of the campus.

From the East Taking I-76  -  Take I-76 west to exit 38. Turn left of the exit onto State Route 44 south. NEOMED is on the right. Follow signage to the Depository, which is located at the rear of the campus


 

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