Your Lawrence I.D. serves as your library card--be sure to bring it with you to the library. Loan periods for students are 28 days for books and scores (end of school year for faculty & staff), 14 days for CDs, 7 days for videos and DVDs. The library also circulates a variety of equipment.
- Course Reserves
Books and other materials placed on reserve by professors are available behind the Circulation Desk. Electronic reserves can be accessed by logging in to your library account.
The Makerspace provides all students with access to equipment and tools to enhance the creativity of their academic work. Located on the first floor of the library.
A Reference Librarian is available at the reference desk until 9:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, and Sundays from 1:00-9:00 p.m. when school is in session, and Monday through Friday 9-4 during academic breaks. Reference Librarians also provide classroom research instruction and one on one research appointments.
- Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
Get books and electronic materials from other libraries. You can place a request electronically by logging in to your interlibrary loan account or by clicking the Find It button when searching our databases.
- Digital Liberal Arts
The Digital Liberal Arts librarian works to find ways to bring digital scholarship into Lawrence University’s liberal arts mission.
- Technical Services
Located in the offices at the east end of the first floor, this is where library materials are ordered, received, cataloged and processed. Without the work of Technical Services you wouldn't be able to find anything in the library.
Technology Services: While Technology Services (TS, formerly IT) is a separate department from the library, the TS helpdesk is housed on the second floor of the library.