COVID-19 Services Update

Always Start with Marquette's COVID-19 Information

Please regularly check the Marquette University COVID-19 page for the most definitive, up-to-the minute information about changes to campus services during the outbreak.

Promoting Health and Safety

The health and safety of the Marquette community is a top priority at the library, and its practices mirror the campus COVID-19 response team's guidance for the broader Marquette campus. See Marquette’s comprehensive COVID-19 pages for current information, policies, and FAQs.

  • A current COVID Cheq pass and a mask are required for entry.

Remote Computer Access

Raynor Memorial Libraries are offering remote computer access which allows the use of the library's computers and software from home. Students, faculty, and staff with a current Marquette ID can connect their own computers to the library's and thereby use any of the software available in the library, including Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office, SPSS, and more. Read more about how you can access a library computer from home.

Highlights of COVID Service Changes

The library’s online and in-person services are available to help you thrive academically and stay healthy. Here is a regularly updated summary of our current offerings. If you have questions about any services not mentioned here, please contact us.

General Building Information

Access

Entry into the library requires COVID Cheq clearance, and masks must be worn at all times.

On weekends, the library's outer doors are locked; to unlock them and enter the library, tap your MU ID on the security panel located outside the door until the panel light turns green and the door unlocks.

Hours

The library has resumed normal hours (24/5 when classes are in session); see the full schedule.

Library Spaces

Digital Scholarship Lab

Open

Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room

Open

Beaumier Suites Conference Center

Open

Brew Café

View hours on the Brew website.

Group study rooms

Group study rooms in Raynor Library are open for reservation.

Study areas

Open

Graduate study room

Open; room entry is via ID card swipe.

Graduate student carrels

Open; application required. Sharing of carrels not permitted.

Faculty carrels

Open; application required.

Virtual learning and study space

Students who need space for virtual learning or study may use Beaumier D on the lower level of Raynor; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Personal Research Assistance

General questions

Call, e-mail, or chat with our Information Desk; in-person help is also available (view hours).

Appointments with librarians

Virtual appointments are available.

Special Collections and University Archives

Virtual reference available via Ask an Archivist.

Printers and Other Shared Equipment

PrintWise stations

Available

Poster printing service

Available; submit requests online.

Microfilm readers

Available

Borrowing

Books, audio/visual materials, and similar items

All circulating materials are available for normal borrowing.

TIP: Use MARQCAT's "Reserve It" to place holds on items for quick pickup at the main circulation desk.

Interlibrary loan

Available

Laptops and media equipment

Digital Scholarship Lab equipment, including laptops, is available for normal checkout.

TIP: Use MARQCAT's "Reserve It" to place holds on media equipment for quick pickup in the lab.

Course reserves

Available

Workshops, Instruction, and Events

Workshops

Available in both synchronous and asynchronous formats. Customized course support is available, as well as video tutorials and online learning objects easily linkable through D2L.

Events

Face-to-face events are now permitted in the library in accordance with library guidelines and university policies.

 


Online Support for Learning and Research

Students, faculty and staff working from home have access to most of the same library resources and support that are available when on campus. Our homepage is a good place to start, or find specific helps below.

For Faculty

For Students

 
 
 

 Helpful COVID-19 Information