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Earlham Libraries FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions

Library Hours

Earlham Libraries Hours 
Winter Break and January Term 
(November 30 - January 31)

At this time the College is not open to visitors and outside patrons. We apologize for the inconvenience.
For more details on library services, see our services during COVID-19 web page

All locations closed weekends Nov 28 - Jan 31
All locations closed for Campus shut down Dec 21 - Jan 1

Lilly Library    
Nov 30 - Dec 11 
       10am - 5pm
Dec 14 - 18                MWF 12:30 - 4:30pm
Jan 4 - 23                  MWF 12:30 - 4:30pm
Jan 25 - 29                10am - 5pm

Science Commons Service Desk
Nov 30 - Dec 11        10am - 1pm
Dec 14 - 18                Closed
Jan 4 - 23                  MWF 10am - 1pm
Jan 25 - 29                10am - 2pm

Friends Collection and College Archives
Open by appointment only

Detailed Archives Hours

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Library hours can be found on the Hours Page

Yes. View the food policy fo specifications. 

You can browse the library's e-book collection through ebrary.

Click for trouble connecting off-campus. Try contacting the ITS help desk, the research help desk or come and visit us. 

Visit the research help desk during afternoon or evening hours, or make an appointment with a research librarian.

Zotero is helpful with citation information. Writing manuals are also available in the reference area of the Lilly Library. 

You may obtain items Earlham doesn't have through Inter Library Loan (ILL). Check the ILL page for instructions. 

Check the ILL page for instructions. 

Talk to a librarian or use the suggestion box at the front desk. You can also reference the Collection Development Policy.

Yes. Earlham libraries welcome gifts. Please check the Gift/Donation Policy for more information. 

Yes. There are laptops avaialble for checkout. Please click here for more specific informationa and agreement terms. 

To reserve a study room or other library space read the facilities and reservation page and also use 25Live

Study carrel can be found on the facilities and reservation page. Faculty carrell information can be found here

Yes. ESR students need to fill out a library card application. Circualtion policies can be found here. 

Yes. Please check for specific information in the circulation policy. 

Loan periods can be found on the circulation page. 

Renew by filling out this form or come in and see the circulation staff at the library. 

Fines information is found in the circulation policy. Please direct questions about fines to the circulation supervisor

Display requests and guidelines are explained in our Materials Display Policy

Color printing is offered at the Circulation Desk in Lilly Library

 Academic posters for academic puproses can be printed at the Science Commons Service Desk. Poster printing explains all guidelines and paramters. 

Our reserves policy explains the process. 

The Friends Collection and Archives guidelines and information can be found on their webpage. 

More information about showing a movie on campus can be found on the DVD Collection information page.

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