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Dickhaut Library

J.W. Dickhaut Library - Methodist Theological School in Ohio (MTSO) - 3081 Columbus Pike, Delaware OH 43015 - (740) 362-3450 -

My Library Account

Direct access to My Account login screen

Enter your name (Last, First)
Enter the barcode on the back of your student ID (*The barcode is your login password)

To access your library account while browsing the Library Catalog, click the link to My Account in the upper right hand corner of the catalog.

The screen will display all material checked out, on hold at the library, and the status of requested material.
Select Checked Out in the My Details box to view all borrowed material.
PLEASE NOTE:  Interlibrary Loan (material not requested through OPAL or OhioLINK) will not be displayed.

Material can be renewed through My Account as long as no other patron has placed a hold on it.

Please contact the circulation desk for assistance. 740-362-3450.  Thank You.

Borrowing Policy

Items are held at the circulation desk for 2 weeks.

Item request limits:

  • Faculty and Staff
    15 items at a time through OPAL & OhioLINK
  • Students
    10 items at a time through OPAL and OhioLINK

MTSO Book collection loan period:

  • Faculty and Staff
    90 days with 3 renewals unless a hold is placed.
  • Students
    21 days with 4 renewals unless a hold is placed.

OPAL & OhioLINK Book collection loan period:

  • Faculty & Staff
    42 days with 6 renewals unless a hold is placed.
    PLEASE NOTE:  Faculty and Staff accounts will be locked when borrowed materials are kept past the maximum number of renewals.
  • Students
    21 days with 6 renewals unless a hold is placed.

MTSO media collection loan period:

  • 14 days with 3 renewals unless a hold is placed.

OPAL & OhioLINK media collections loan period:

  • 7 days with 3 renewals.

Fines Policy

You will receive a series of overdue notices before fines begin to accrue. 

Overdue fines for MTSO material:

  • On the day that fines accrue the do so at the rate of $0.25 per day back to the original date due.
  • Replacement cost: $75.00 + a $50.00 processing fee

Overdue fines for OPAL & OhioLINK material:

  • $0.50 per day
  • $50.00  if late 30 or more days
  • BILLED items (overdue 30 days) $125.00 + added fines or fee determined by the owning library.

Returning an overdue or Billed item will not eliminate fines or fees.

Lose of library privileges can occur if cost of overdue fines exceeds:

  • $50.00 for Faculty, Students & Staff

Borrowing privileges are restored upon payment of the fine balance.

How to pay for fines:

-Fines can be paid for at the circulation desk (Cash or Check only) - receipt provided
-Fines can also be paid at the Business Office located in Werner Hall 103
   Mon. thru Fri., 8:30 am to 4:30 pm  (Lunch 12 to 1)

Please contact the library circulation desk at 740-362-3450.  Thank You.