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Library Summer 2021 Guide

Information about library resources and services for spring 2021

Coronavirus Information - Millersville University

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McNairy Library Temporary Updates

   McNairy Library Temporary Adjustments Due to COVID-19


Library administration, staff & faculty have been working hard to develop solutions to reconnect you to the library's physical space and physical resources, while maintaining the safety of all in the MU community. 

Continue to monitor this page for updates to details regarding library services.




  • The library building is operating on a reduced hours schedule.
  • A quick service PrintAnywhere station is available for use in the library lobby without prior reservation. Please submit your print before arriving or use PrintAnywhere for Wireless Printing. We also have a PrintAnywhere station available for reserved computer seats.
  • Access to the shelving containing physical items is restricted however items including books and interlibrary loan items can be requested ahead of time and are available through Curbside Pickup.
  • Returns - Most items may be returned via the outside “book bin,” unless otherwise directed.
  • Returned material quarantine protocols have been established.
  • Currently, food is not allowed to be consumed in the building. Covered drinks are allowed.


Remote Support Services

  • Library services, including research appointments and Ask a Librarian- research assistance are available remotely through the library website.
  • Archives and Special Collections will continue to offer services virtually: research appointments, instruction sessions, research and scanning requests, digital collections, and chat services (1-5pm, M-F). Check out our website to explore our extensive online resources and contact us with your questions -- we are here to help you with your research!
  • Government Documents offers remote assistance in accessing and utilizing government information to Millersville University students, faculty and staff as well as to community residents.


Access to Resources

  • All of the library's electronic resources and services (ie. LibrarySearch and discipline specific research databases, electronic items on Course Reserves, ejournals, ebooks, and streaming video) are available via remote access to members of the university community using their university credentials.
  • Library content (books, articles, primary source materials, course reserves, etc.) will be offered/filled electronically whenever possible, including items requested through interlibrary loan.
  • The green squirrel Request It service continues to operate, although our ability to obtain some items may be diminished as other institutions are experiencing circumstances similar to Millersville that may slow the delivery process.
  • E-ZBorrow is now allowing for the borrowing of physical items. 
  • Limited residential delivery of items via UPS is under exploration. 

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