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Winter Session Library Services: Home

Winter Session Library Services

With the approach of MSUM’s winter session, the Library has been working to provide seamless service for students and faculty. While the library building will be closed per usual during this period (i.e., the portion of the library building with book stacks and reference desk), we will continue to provide access to all collections and services, including:

Service

Availability and access

Study space

The Library Porch will be available 24/7 for studying. 

Computer access

The 24-Hour Computer Lab in Library room 101 (first floor) will remain open.

Print book checkout

Books from MSUM’s collection can be requested and picked up at the IT Help Desk (use North Entrance).

Print inter-library loan

Interlibrary loans can still be requested. Books requested via ILL can be picked up at the IT Help Desk (use North Entrance).

Electronic inter-library loan

Articles will be scanned and sent to your campus email. This service can be requested using the interlibrary loan links within databases or our ILL form.

Reference support

Research assistance will be provided by MSUM librarians from 10:00am to 4:30 pm via chat/email/phone or by appointment via Zoom. https://libguides.mnstate.edu/ask-a-librarian Reference assistance outside of normal hours continues to be provided by our AskMN partners.

Technical support for e-resources

Technical  support will be provided by MSUM librarians from 10:00am to 4:30 pm via chat/email/phone or by appointment via Zoom. https://libguides.mnstate.edu/ask-a-librarian 

 

Winter Session Hours

December 19-22 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.*

December 23-26 | Closed/No Services

December 27-30 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.*

Dec. 31-Jan. 2 | Closed/No Services

January 3-6 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.**

* = building closed, 24hr computer lab and library porch open, faculty librarians available remotely 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

** = Library is physically open with full services

 

The IT Help Desk is open the following hours:
December 17-18 | Closed,  
December 19-22| 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.,  
December 23-26 | Closed,  
December 27-30| 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.,  
December 31 - January 2 | Closed,  
January 3-6 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.,  
January 7-8 | 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.,

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