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Spring 2022 LNDL Services & Resources

Updated: March 18, 2022

The Loyola Notre Dame Library is open, and library staff are available in-person and virtually to assist you with your teaching, learning, and research.

When is the Library open? 

Who can visit the Library?

  • Current students, faculty, and staff of Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University
  • USMAI students, faculty, and staff with current university IDs may visit our library during the school semester; entrance will be restricted to LNDL patrons during final exams.

What should I expect when I visit? 

  • Food is permitted in the Cyber Café and Gallery
  • Covered drinks are allowed and water filling stations are available

The library is operating with a modified masking policy based on each university’s guidelines:

For Loyola students, faculty, and staff'

  • Tap your Loyola ID at the doors to enter
  • Masks are optional in classroom space; masks are optional in study rooms

For Notre Dame students, faculty, and staff

  • Swipe your Notre Dame ID at the doors to enter
  • Masks are required in classroom space; masks are optional in study rooms

For USMAI students, faculty, and staff

  • Use the buzzer at the door to alert security that you are here
  • Swipe current university ID at front desk

Where can I return items? 

Return LNDL, USMAI, or ILL books:

  • At the book drop outside the Library
  • At the book drop in Loyola’s Stamp-It 
  • At the Help Desk during building hours

Can I reserve a space for studying?

  • Reservations are available for LUM and NDM students, faculty, and staff.

Can I visit the Archives & Special Collections?

  • The Archives and Special Collections Reading Room is available to students, faculty, and staff of Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University. Please make an appointment in advance of your visit by calling 410-617-6868 or emailing

What can I borrow? 

  • LNDL items and USMAI items: 
  • Interlibrary Loan (ILL) items:
    • Faculty, staff, and students can request books via Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
    • All faculty, students, and staff can request PDFs of book chapters or articles not owned by LNDL via Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
    • View the status and due date of your ILL books in your Library Account
    • Email us at or call us at 410-617-6804 with any questions or to renew your ILL books.

How do I access a book if I’m remote? 

How do I renew? 

Will I be fined for overdue books?

  • LNDL items do not accrue daily fines but do charge for Lost items.
  • USMAI books do accrue fines.
  • Fines for Interlibrary Loan items are based on policies of the lending library. Email for more information.

How do I put something on reserve for my class? 

Where can I find resources for my classes? 

Can I print or scan in the library? 

Are there public computers at the Library? 

  • Public computers are available on the first, third, and lower levels

How can I use the Innovation Station?

What technology is available to help me teach my classes?

What technology can I check out?

How can I get research help?

Can a librarian visit my class?

View Loyola’s Reopening Plans FAQ

View Notre Dame’s Reopening Plans FAQ

Information on this page is subject to change.