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About the Library

The Loyola Notre Dame Library provides information services and resources to support the academic programs and educational concerns of Notre Dame of Maryland University and Loyola University Maryland. 

Need information?

Through the Library’s website, faculty, students and staff may access an extensive array of books, journals, databases, and streaming video to support research, teaching, and learning.

Additionally, the Library provides access to collections at other partner libraries:

Need help?

  • Students, faculty and staff may request help in-person, via email, instant messaging, and telephone. 
  • Online chat reference is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Information about copyright is available through a resource guide, workshops and individual consultations provided by a librarian in the Copyright Information Center.

Need a space for discovery or private study?

The Loyola/Notre Dame Library is open 7 days a week during the fall, spring, and summer semesters.

  • 693 individual seats are available for studying in addition to the learning spaces below:
    • a 100 seat auditorium
    • Two computer instructional labs, Lab A has 20 seats; Lab B has 30 seats
    • The Collaboratory at the Library, an active learning space that accommodates up to 22 students in a flexible environment
    • a 24 seat screening room
  • cyber café and a multi-functional gallery used for events and flexible study space
  • group study areas
  • seminar rooms
  • 91 computers with Microsoft Office and access to the Internet
  • Adaptive technology mainstreamed throughout the Library to provide access for disabled users
  • Makerspace, a technology-rich environment that fosters creation, innovation, and collaborative learning.