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About the Library: Library Use

Library Use

For Current Students, Faculty & Staff

Current students, faculty, and staff have access to the library space, physical resources, and technology (computers, printers, copiers) during the library's operating hours.  Electronic resources are also available on and off campus 24/7 through the Library's website.

For Alumni & Community Members

Alumni and community members have access to the library space, print resources, computers, and coin-operated photo copier during the library's operating hours.  Electronic resources are ONLY available on campus using the guest login.  See the computer use policy for more information.

Types of Study Spaces

To meet the diverse needs of our community of learners, the Learning Commons offers a variety of study spaces:
1) Conversational 
  • Conversation noise is expected.
  • This area includes primarily the front half of the library:
    1. Online Learning, Academic Success Center, and Library service points
    2. PC/Mac computer stations
    3. Reference collection
    4. Tutor tables
    5. Fun Reads collection with lounge seating
2) Quiet
  • Only low-level talking is permitted.
  • Cell phones should be set to silent; leave the area to speak on the phone.
  • This area includes primarily the back half of the library:
    1. Study tables
    2. Individual study carrels
    3. Book and periodical stacks
    4. The computer lab (in the front of the library)
3) Silent
  • NO talking is permitted
  • Area is intended to serve as silent, individual study space.
  • Cell phones should be set to silent; leave the area to speak on the phone.
  • This area includes:
    1. The SILENT study room in the FRONT of the library
4) Group Study Rooms
  • Located in the back of the library
  • wall-mounted TV can be connected to laptop
  • Include white boards (markers may be borrowed at the Library Services desk)
  • Great for louder groups to work together on projects, presentations, etc.
  • NOT FOR INDIVIDUAL USE

Theft or Destruction of Library Materials

Destruction or theft of library materials is a serious offense. Anyone caught stealing or destroying materials will be brought before the disciplinary group, and will be billed for their replacement.

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Food & Drink

Food and drink are allowed in all areas except by the computers.

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