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The James A. Cannavino Library has made a number of changes to our facilities and services in order to support your research, while complying with Marist's policies and New York State's guidance.
Hours--we have changed our building hours for the Spring Semester (beginning March 1). They are:
Building Hours: M - R 7:45 am – 10 pm, F 7:45 am - 6 pm, Sat noon - 6 pm, Sun noon - 10 pm
Circulation Service Hours: M - F 7:45 am - 6 pm, Sat and Sun noon - 6pm
Online Research Help: M-Th 8:00 am – 10:00 pm, Friday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm, Sat 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Sun noon - 10 pm
Seating--seats have been removed throughout the building to facilitate social distancing.
Printing--printers once housed in the library have been relocated to Donnelly Hall and in common areas of the dormitories in order to expand access while reducing user density.
Masks--all locations in the library, including the Presentation Practice Room, are considered public spaces and thus properly-worn masks (covering both the nose and mouth) are required at all times.
Food--food may not be consumed in the library.
Access to physical books and journals--you will notice that access to the shelves that house our physical books and journal issues are cordoned off. Please respect this--library staff will retrieve materials for you. To request a book for pick-up:
Search for a book in FoxHunt
Click on the title or the "available" link, which contains the book's call number
Log in if you are prompted
Click on the red "Request" link
You will receive a notice when the book is available at the circulation desk
Collaborative Rooms--Collaborative rooms are not available.
Presentation Practice Room--until further notice, the Presentation Practice Room is unavailable.
Archives and Special Collections--Archives and Special Collections will be open 9:00 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday (closed noon - 1 p.m.). All researchers (both internal to Marist and outside) should contact the Archives (library.marist.edu/archives/) directly for assistance.
Library Instruction--all library instruction will be offered virtually. Both synchronous and asynchronous options are available. Contact your library liaison for more information.
Reference Assistance--all reference assistance will also be offered virtually. You can contact a librarian using the Ask-A-Librarian function, which provides email, chat, and phone options. Live chat service hours are listed above. You can also make a WebEx or Zoom appointment directly with a specific librarian.