OSU Resources

In addition to the extensive resources at Fisher, The Ohio State University has plenty of technology support and resources available to student and faculty.



Carmen is Ohio State's online learning management system, which is used by instructors, staff, and teaching assistants to create and share materials. Students can access Carmen from any Internet connection at any time to view the course materials, submit assignments, and check announcements and grades. Carmen space is also available upon request for other university purposes, including hosting discussions or content for committees, research teams, or departments.


oCIO Software

Ohio State's Office of the Chief Information Officer offers a variety of public domain, bulk purchase, and site-licensed programs available to download for members of the Ohio State community.


Digital Union

The Digital Union is a resource for the faculty, students, and staff to explore emerging technology. Located on the third floor of the Science and Engineering Library, the Digital Union has technology, workspace, and a knowledgeable staff ready to showcase innovative Technology that can be applied to teaching, learning, and research.



The BuckeyeBar, located in Thompson Library, offers one-on-one technology consultation and problem solving. Faculty, students, and staff can stop by the BuckeyeBar to consult with the staff who can help you connect to Ohio State's wireless network, diagnose a sluggish computer, address virus problems, or answer questions about IT. Services are complimentary .



The BuckeyeBox service provides an easy way to share files and folders online. Box consolidates your content in a single location, easily accessible from anywhere, on any device. You can create files and folders, share them using a direct link, invite colleagues and classmates to collaborate, and continue to revise and review your content. Though similar in appearance to other consumer services such as DropBox, Box can directly integrate with existing OSU single sign-on authentication systems.



U.OSU provides web space to support professional and educational activities at The Ohio State University. Students, faculty and staff use U.OSU.EDU to share independent work, host course assignments, enhance project visibility, communicate within groups, and represent organizations.