How can I renew my library materials?

Log in to your library account to renew your materials online. You may have to contact the circulation desk in certain cases. Interlibrary loan items may be renewed by requesting a renewal in your ILLiad Interlibrary Loan account.

Can I access the library's databases off campus?

Yes- most of them! Current faculty, staff and students can access electronic library resources from off campus. To do this, you'll need to go log in through a proxy server. See our connecting from off campus page for more information.

How long can I check out a book?

Current students can check out books and scores for 28 days.

Faculty and staff get an end of the school year loan period.

For all current students, faculty, and staff, DVDs and CDs can be checked out for 14 days, and video games for 3 days. For more information, see our circulation page.

Is wireless Internet access available at the Mudd Library?

Wireless access is available across campus for Lawrence University faculty, staff and students. For information on how to connect to the network, see the page, Connecting to the LU Network. Access for visitors may be provided on a case-by-case basis (e.g., for visiting parents) at the reference desk by the reference librarian on duty.

I need help with citations!

We are happy to help you at the reference desk, but here's a guide full of useful resources and tips to get you started.

I'd like the library to buy something, can I suggest a book/movie/score/CD?

Submit our suggest materials form and we'll look into it.

Does the library have a fax machine that I can use?

Sorry, we do not have a public fax machine. One is available for use at the Warch Campus Center Info Desk at the cost of $.25 per page.

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Reference Desk Hours

A reference librarian is on duty during the following hours while classes are in session:

    Monday-Thursday  8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and  6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
    Friday  8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Saturday  Not available
    Sunday  1 p.m. - 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

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