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Lydia M. Olson Library COVID-19: information and updates on library resources and services

Last update: August 25, 2021

MASKS, SOCIAL DISTANCING, AND HYGIENE

  • All individuals, vaccinated and not vaccinated, must wear masks when visiting the library.
  • Social distancing is not required at this time. 
  • Clean & sanitize tables and equipment (e.g., computers, markers, staplers) before and after use. Cleaning supplies are available throughout the library.

 

STUDY ROOMS

 

CONTACT A LIBRARIAN

  • Librarians are available to help you Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm via phone, email, or chat. Research help is available in-person Monday-Thursday 10:00 am - noon and 1:00 - 4:00 pm, and by appointment.
  • You can arrange an online meeting with a Librarian for help finding information, citing sources, and more. Visit the Departmental Liaison page to find a librarian with expertise in your subject area and to schedule an appointment.

 

LIBRARY MATERIALS

BORROWING ITEMS

  • Physical items are loaned during library hours.
  • Electronic items may be accessed using OneSearch.
  • MeLCat and interlibrary loan services are available.
  • Curbside pickup is available for any NMU, MeLCat, or Interlibrary Loan items that you have received a confirmation message stating the items are available on the hold shelf. Please schedule a pickup time in advance.
  • If you are quarantined or working/studying remotely, please contact us to learn about alternative methods for receiving library materials.

RETURNING ITEMS

  • Items can be returned to the library during open hours.
  • If you have graduated or your faculty/staff position with NMU has ended, please return your library materials as soon as possible.

 

DIGITAL MEDIA TUTORING CENTER AND VIRTUAL REALITY

  • Virtual Reality and Digital Media Tutoring is available. The Fall 2021 schedule can be viewed to find open hours. 

 

CENTRAL UPPER PENINSULA & NMU ARCHIVES

  • The Archives physical space is open by appointment. The public may make an appointment or submit reference queries via email (archives@nmu.edu) or phone at 906-227-1225. The number of patrons is limited to allow for social distancing.

 

UPDATES ABOUT COVID-19 FROM THE PRESIDENT'S OFFICE

Northern Michigan University will provide the latest news and updates on a COVID-19 Information page.

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