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When is the library open?

Regular library hours during Fall & Spring semester are as follows: 

     Monday - Thursday: 7:30am - midnight
     Friday: 7:30am-8:00pm
     Saturday: 9:00am-8:00pm
     Sunday: 10am - midnight

The library's hours vary during holidays or between semesters. Check the library's online calendar for winter and summer session hours. You may pick up a personal copy of each semester's schedule at the circulation desk or call the circulation desk at 262-524-7175, we update our voice mail recordings with changes in our hours.

What is the Information Commons?

The Information Commons is the place on campus to come for help with research, finding resources, completing citations, and more. The space is equipped with 38 computers, three printers, and multi-function devices for photocopying and scanning to email. Also available are three collaborative workstations for working on group projects. Lots of assistance is available in the Information Commons from specially trained Information Assistants to expert library staff. Come by to use the computers, browse the reference collection, complete some research, or work with a librarian.  

When is the computer classroom open?

The Instructional Services Classroom is open based on availability. When Information Literacy sessions are scheduled, the room is closed to the campus community. Faculty members interested in having their class use the classroom must contact the librarian for their course to arrange an information literacy session.

Check postings for winter and summer session schedules. Regular Classroom hours are as follows:

  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00am to 11:50pm
  • Friday: 8:00am to 4:00pm
  • Saturday: 11:00am to 4:00pm
  • Sunday: 11am to 11:50pm

View this week's classroom schedule!

Where can I return my books if the library is closed?

There are TWO book drops that can be used when the library is closed. One is located just outside the library's front doors. The second is located in the lobby of the Campus Center near the stairs to the basement. Please feel free to use these book drops to deposit library materials after hours.

Are food and drinks allowed in the library?

Users are expected to be responsible and adopt the “leave no trace” philosophy in their use of food and drink in the library by properly disposing of all trash, recycling whenever possible, removing any traces of food and drink, and cleaning all surfaces.

Food-Free and Drink-Free Areas

  • Near any equipment, such as: computers, printers, scanners, photocopiers, microform readers, etc.
  • Archives & Special Collections
  • If you are disturbing others with your food and drink in the Reading Room, you will be asked to dispose of the food and drink or leave the Reading Room.
  • More information about our policy. 

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Where is the Library?

The library is located at the top of the hill, directly to your right as you climb the path coming up from the Otteson Parking lot. If you are looking at the first square of buildings (lining the green) in toward campus from East avenue, the library sits between Ganfield and Shattuck Auditorium and directly across from Main Hall. Click here to connect with our campus map.

Where can I park when I am using the library?

Anyone may park in the Otteson parking lot at the bottom of the hill between East and Barstow Avenues. You may then walk up the path past the Art Building, Van Male and Shattuck and turn right to get to the library at the top of the hill. Or, if there's space, you may park in the Campus Center parking lot on the other side of East Avenue and walk across the road and green to get to the library. 

I lost my flash drive/umbrella/backpack/shoe... did anyone find it?

If you left a flash drive in the Classroom, please go directly to the front desk in the Classroom and ask the monitor on duty to search for your flash drive.

Items that are lost in the library are housed at the circulation desk for a limited time, then are turned over to the Info Desk at the Campus Center.

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Where are the copy machines located? How much do photocopies cost?

A black and white copier/scanner (MFD) is available on the first floor of thelibrary in the Information Commons.

Copies are 7 cents per page. We no longer take cash for copies.

Faculty, staff and students must use your PiONEer Card with Carroll Cash or your department printing code.

Community members must purchase a guest card for $1 at the card vending machine near the main floor copy machine. The $1 charge for a guest card does not include any money for copies. You must also add cash for copies.

How much does it cost to print from the laser printers?

As of Fall 2013, all library printers are part of the PioPrint program.

This includes:

  • Secure Release – print jobs are sent to a secure queue for release.  Users can only see the jobs they have submitted.
  • Print jobs can be released in any campus computer labs and classrooms.
  • Cost for printing is:
    • Black and White Single Sided - $.05
    • Black and White Duplex - $.07

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Does the library have a fax machine I can use?

No. The library does not have a fax machine for patron use. However, there is a fax machine located at the Information Desk in the Campus Center that students and staff are welcome to use.

Where can I have a document laminated and then bound?

The Library no longer does lamination and binding. Please contact Duplication Services for more information.

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