Policies


Due Dates



  • We will have staff at MMC and BBC on July 27, July 30, and August 3-4, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. to accept: Laptops, Chargers, iPads / Tablets, Hotspots, Miscellaneous tech items, and Books.

    For students who are graduating, please note all library items must be returned and your library account must be cleared before the University releases your diploma.

    Students enrolled in Fall 2020 courses may maintain possession of laptops and other devices until instructed otherwise.
    FAQ: Overdue Library Materials
  • Due dates will be extended to correspond to the period that the Libraries remain closed.
  • Students, faculty, and staff will NOT be charged overdue fines for the duration of the closure.
  • Blocks in Student Financials due to past fines & fees will be temporarily removed to allow students to register for summer sessions.

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eBooks



To find ebooks we own, search through the online catalog:

eJournals



Look through our electronic journal subscriptions in Browzine:

Expanded Access to eResources



We have access to nearly 4 Million additional e-books at no cost for the remainder of the semester. Many publishers are opening up access to additional journal content and teaching materials. We will continue to add additional resources so check back often.

You can search these at the following links:
eBooks

eJournals

Coronavirus Research Databases



We have access to several databases that provide scholarly research and instruction on COVID-19.
For more reliable resources with COVID-19 coronavirus news, visit our Coronavirus LibGuide.

Services


Interlibrary Loan



  • We will continue to accept and fulfill loan requests for journal articles. Please be aware that many libraries have ceased fulfilling requests for books, so for the immediate future we will not be able to fulfill book requests.
  • Please check our ebook access options. We are working on establishing additional sources for ebook access, and will post updates as other sources become available.

Free WIFI



How the Internet Service Providers are responding to meet rising demands for internet connectivity.
Comcast Opens Xfinity WiFi Network Nationally for Free

Xfinity WiFi Free For Everyone: Xfinity WiFi hotspots across the country will be available to anyone who needs them for free – including non-Xfinity Internet subscribers. For a map of Xfinity WiFi hotspots, visit www.xfinity.com/wifi. Once at a hotspot, consumers should select the “xfinitywifi” network name in the list of available hotspots and then launch a browser.

https://corporate.comcast.com/covid-19


AT&T's Response

Consistent with FCC Chairman Pai’s “Keep Americans Connected Pledge” announced today and concerns raised by members of Congress, which we share, AT&T is proud to support our customers by pledging that, for the next 60 days (as of March 13, 2020), we will Keep our public Wi-Fi hotspots open for any American who needs them.

https://about.att.com/pages/COVID-19.html


T-Mobile's Response

T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile customers on our current plans with limited data with data will automatically have unlimited smartphone data for the next 60 days (excluding roaming). No action required.

https://www.t-mobile.com/brand/ongoing-updates-covid-19#customers

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