Library building open June 15

The library re-opens at 8:00 a.m. on Monday June 15. Until further notice, only ISU ID holders will be admitted, and, please come with your ISU ID and a face covering.

Access is restricted to the first floor; drinking fountains are closed. People wanting books or other materials will request them at the Circulation Desk and staff will retrieve them. No study rooms are available. You can get to the Faculty Center for Teaching Excellence but the Mentoring Center library office is closed, as is the Cup and Chaucer [which is usually closed during the summer]. You can set up appointments to use Special Collections resources.

The Writing Center continues to provide virtual appointments. Research and Instruction librarians will be available either in-person or virtually. Please email them for contact details by using the Meet with a Librarian form or via direct email.

Online course and research support continues (, and Reference/Research Chat with library staff is available during all library open hours here and linked in Blackboard.

Summer hours are: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday closed.

The Library’s official page for changes and updates to services and procedures:

Questions? Please email