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?
- View current building hours
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
- 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?
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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?
- Request individual chapters or sections via Interlibrary Loan
- Check LNDL's eBook collections
- Chat with a librarian 24/7 for help
How do I renew?
- Log into your Library Account to renew books
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 email@example.com for more information.
How do I put something on reserve for my class?
- See the Course Reserve form
Where can I find resources for my classes?
Can I print or scan in the library?
- Printing and scanning options are available
- Request help from library staff with using the Large Format Printer
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?
- Makers must agree to the Makerspace Policies and Guidelines (pdf) and complete the Maker Information and Agreement Form before using the equipment
- Some equipment requires certification
- Schedule a meeting with Innovation Station staff
- Reserve Innovation Station technology
- Chat with Technology Services staff Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
- Attend a virtual pop-up class to get started innovating at home
What technology is available to help me teach my classes?
- The Lightboard to record lectures where the presenter appears to draw in the air
- The One Button Studio (which includes a green screen) to record quick videos
- The SmartMarker to record or live stream note-taking on a whiteboard
- The Recording Studio for audio recording and production
- The Yi 360 camera to make 360 videos and images
What technology can I check out?
How can I get research help?
- Chat with a librarian 24/7
- Schedule a meeting with a librarian
- Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Call 410-617-6801 during building hours
- Visit our Help Desk during our Research Help hours
- Get help with the Archives & Special Collections by emailing email@example.com or calling 410-617-6870
Can a librarian visit my class?
- All research, technology, and copyright sessions are available in-person or online
Information on this page is subject to change.