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                  The Library is open to  SXU faculty, staff, students, alumni, clergy,

                   and individuals from CARLI Consortium schools.

You will need an SXU ID card to enter the the library after 6 PM via swipe access..

Masks are optional in public spaces.

CARLI associated individuals with a school I.D. may use the library.

The library is not open to the general public.
No food is allowed. Drink containers with covers are permitted.
The Bishop Quarter Room is available for Zoom sessions and for student use when not reserved for meetings.
List of virtual group study space options.

        See our Library Pandemic Resources page for special online resources.

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Highlighted Resources: New tools

See our COVID statistics found at the bottom of our Pandemic page.

New databases:

 Arte Publico: Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 1/2 which contains primary materials from a wide range of journals, newspapers, and unique historical documents. (March, 2021)

 African American Historical Serials which contains primary materials from a wide range of journals, newspapers, and unique historical documents such as diaries and church sermons. (March, 2021)

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