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COVID-19 Updates

Updated October 27, 2020

Tisch Library is open to AS&E on-campus students and Tufts faculty and staff. All people coming to the library will need to: 

• Tap into the library building with their Tufts ID
• Wear masks in the library
• Reserve individual seats or group study rooms to study
• Make appointments for online consultations
• Ask most questions via chat and email reference
• Refrain from eating in the library except for the Tower Cafe, group study rooms, and classrooms booked through Reserve Tufts 
• Get course reserves online in Canvas
• Arrange online for large-format printing and other Digital Design Studio services 

Fall Library Hours 
September 14–December 22
Building hours: Sunday-Saturday, 7:45am – 1:00am
Library main desk hours: Sunday-Saturday, 7:45am-9:00pm 

Self-Checkout
The Library is pleased to announce the addition of self-checkout stations and a self-checkout application, which will allow you to observe safe physical distancing measures while borrowing materials from the circulating collections in Tisch, Lilly and the SMFA Libraries.The Tufts Library Mobile Checkout app is available for iOS and Android through the App Store and Google Play. More info.

Mail Delivery Service
Tufts Arts, Sciences & Engineering faculty, staff, students and affiliates in the continental United States can request library materials from the Tisch, Lilly, and SMFA circulating collections to be delivered to them by UPS. More info.

Update on Online Only Course Reserves 

During the fall semester, Tisch, Lilly, and SMFA Libraries course reserves will be online only. Please use the Canvas Reading List Tool or email tischres@tufts.edu to submit requests. We are piloting a service to scan limited amounts of required reading for your Canvas course site while the COVID-19 crisis limits access to print reserves. More info.

The following resources and services are available: 
Updated October 27, 2020

The following are not available:

Circulation policy changes during the closure: 

  • Overdue fines/late fees will be suspended for all items, including interlibrary loan materials, calculators, and reserve materials. 
  • There will be no recall of materials. 

If you have questions, comments, or concerns about library services, please contact us

For the latest updates and guidance from Tufts University, please visit coronavirus.tufts.edu.

 

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