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Faculty Guide to Library Services: Guide to Library Services

New to the college, just back from sabbatical? Can't remember where to go to get the help you need at the library? This guide will point you in the right direction.

Access Services

For assistance in Dinand with...

  • Traditional Reserves: please contact Slavica Zukic, 508-793-2642, email, or stop by the circulation desk
  • Electronic Reserves: please contact Electronic Reserves manager
  • Interlibrary Loan borrowing: please contact Diana Antul, 508-793-2639, email, or stop by the ILL office on the 1st floor (8:30-4:30, M-F)
  • Library instruction sessions: please contact Alicia Hansen, at 508-793-3886 or ahansen@holycross.edu

Please feel free to contact Eileen Cravedi, Head of Access and Discovery Services, with any issues or suggestions in the areas of circulation, reserves, interlibrary loan, and stacks.

Welcome

 

Dinand library is open 24/5 (8:30am Sunday - 11pm Friday; Saturday 8:30am - 11pm) during the academic year with reference librarians on duty at Dinand over 56 hours per week.  Please click here to view the hours of operation for the other libraries.

 

Here are some key assets the library provides to you:

 

Over 600,000 volumes on campus

Academic year loan period for monographs

One week loan period for periodicals

48 hour loan period for AV material

Cross borrowing among AJCU institutions; closest ones are Boston College and Fairfield University.  (Passport card necessary, available at Dinand circulation desk)

Cross borrowing among ARC institution (Worcester consortium; ARC card necessary, available at Dinand circulation desk)

Remote access to our online databases and electronic journal collection (login with network username and password)

Interlibrary Loan services – request via certain databases or online form

Traditional and Electronic Reserves – print, media, and electronic options

24/7 reference via AJCU Virtual Reference

Information Literacy/Bibliographic Instruction tailored to your course/assignment needs – contact Alicia Hansen to schedule

Please contact Mary Moran, Head of Acquistions and Cataloging, for book purchase requests/status updates