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Library Use Policy

  • The Loyola Notre Dame Library is reserved for the primary use of the students, faculty, and staff of Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University.
  • Visitors from other colleges, as well as the general public are welcome, but must present a picture ID.
  • Library use is restricted to only Loyola and Notre Dame students during final exam periods.
  • With the exception of licensed service animals, pets/animals are not allowed in the library.
  • All library users are subject to the terms of the LNDL Library Patron Agreement.

LNDL Library Patron Agreement

Library users will:

  • Present valid identification upon entrance to the library.
  • Respect the rights of others to quiet or uninterrupted use of the library.
  • Refrain from damaging library resources.
  • Respect loan periods for resources.
  • Report destruction, theft, or misuse of resources to staff immediately.
  • Abide by the LNDL Food and Beverage Policy

Prohibited in library:

  • Illegal copying of resources
  • Unauthorized removal of resources from the library
  • Destruction of library resources or building
  • Alcohol/controlled substances
  • Weapons possession
  • Animals, unless licensed service animal

LNDL Food and Beverage Policy

  • Small snacks and covered beverages are permitted in the library (i.e., chips, cookies, crackers, covered coffee, water bottles)
  • No food or beverages are allowed in the Archives & Special Collections area located on the third floor of the library.
  • Food that may be messy (i.e. pizza, subs, or takeout) is not permitted in the library.
  • Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in the library.
  • Waste from food must be placed into proper trash and recycling cans.
  • If an item is spilled, immediately alert the Security Desk attendants, or the Access Services Department.
  • Interpretation of this policy is at the discretion of the library staff.