All services

  • Point-of-service research assistance (in the library reference room or via phone, email, text, or instant message) as well as in-depth research consultations for on-campus and distance learners
  • Borrowing privileges for materials in the library's circulating and reserves collection
  • Library display cases, photocopiers, and new book displays
  • 3-hour use of DVDs
  • Information literacy sessions for classes of all levels and in all disciplines by a librarian, in the librarys electronic classroom
  • Course reserves
  • Support in building technology literacy skills provided by a technology training specialist in the Student Technology Instruction Center
  • Assistance with integration of technology into courses provided by the Director of Educational Technology Services
  • Help with MLA, APA, Turabian, and CSE formatting styles

Learning resources

Facilities and equipment

  • Friendly and service-oriented atmosphere in the air-conditioned comfort of the library's own wing of the Liberal Arts building
  • A mix of study and learning spaces, including The Spot, a comfortable workspace furnished with chairs that provide power to your laptop
  • Access to a wireless internet connection throughout the Library
  • Convenient hours of operation, 7 days and evenings a week during the academic year
  • 40 computers with internet access and MS Office
  • Student Technology Instruction Center: a drop-in computer lab and technology instruction space
  • Faculty Technology Center for assistance incorporating technology into teaching and learning
  • Self-serve use of equipment such as the typewriters in the lower level
  • The Beyond Words Art Gallery of rotating art exhibits

Books & Media

Books & Media

The Nancy A. McDonough Geschke Library offers a large catalog of books and media for borrowing. Materials are also available through the Catholic Consortium libraries, as well as through interlibrary loan.

Articles & Databases

Articles & Databases

Students can use the Nancy A. McDonough Geschke Library's variety of databases in order to find useful articles, maps, reference books, dissertation abstracts, and other documents.

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