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What hours are the Library open?
Library hours are posted on the Library web site.  Hours are extended during exam periods.

How do I reserve a Collaborative Room?
Groups of students who need to work together on collaborative academic projects may reserve one of the Library�s fifteen Collaborative Rooms. The policies governing these rooms are designed to encourage appropriate, equitable, and full use of this valuable space. Book rooms in advance by calling the Circulation Desk, Ext.2029.

How do I connect to Library databases from Home?
Connect to the Internet through your regular connection. Visit http://library.marist.edu . When you first select a database, you will be asked to authenticate with your Marist Account. Questions about Marist Accounts are answered by the Marist College Help Desk .

How do I find my reserve readings?
Search the Library Catalog Course Reserves Section by instructor or course name. Note down the Call Number and request the item at the Circulation Desk. You will need your Marist ID to borrow the item.

How do I borrow books?
Search the Library Catalog by author, title, keyword or subject heading. Present your Marist ID at the Circulation Desk located at the entrance of the Library. The loan period is 28 days with one 14-day renewal. Overdue books incur fines at 25 cents per day.

How do I borrow Videos?
Search the Library Catalog by keyword with the "Quick Limits" for "Visual Materials" selected.

Most of the video collection is located on the first floor and circulates for 7 day periods. Videos used heavily for instruction are designated as "Limited Circulation Videos"; they are loaned for a 3-hour period and may not leave the Library. Students may request these videos at the Circulation Desk with a Marist ID and watch them in the AV viewing room.

"Circulating Videos" are designated in the catalog as "Location: Audio-visual - 1st Floor".
" Limited Circulation Videos" are designated as "Location: Circulation Desk".

How do I view borrowing record?

Select the "My Account" tab in the Library Catalog. Login using the number printing on your Marist ID card and your last name.  Your transaction history will then be displayed.

How do I pay an overdue fine?
Students who keep Library materials beyond the due date will receive three overdue notices.  There is a 7-day grace period, after which fines accrue at 25 cents per item per day.  Fines may be paid in Student Accounts in Donnelly Hall, Room 208. Long overdue books may result in borrowing privileges being revoked.

How do I borrow a laptop?
Library laptops may borrowed with a current Marist Student ID card at the Circulation Desk. The loan period  is 3-hours and with a 1-hour renewal.   Students are responsible for the security and safety of the laptop computer while it is in their possession.

How do I connect my personal laptop in the Library via ethernet?
Resnet , a part of Marist Information Technology, will help you connect to the campus network. You can then access all the Library electronic resources from your laptop anywhere on campus. 

How do I connect my personal laptop in Library via wireless?
Students can now access the Marist network and Internet from virtually anywhere in the Library without having to plug-in an ethernet cord. The machine must meet a few requirements before it is able to connect via the Marist Airfox network. All that is needed is:

  • An 802.11b compatible wireless card (many newer laptops have this built-in)
  • A Marist supported OS
  • The Cisco Systems VPN Client (see below)

Once 1 and 2 are meet you will need to download the VPN client, students must use the following link to download their specific client (k-account and password are required):

VPN Client

For more information, visit Resnet.

How do I scan a document?
Follow these easy instructions.

How do I request material on Interlibrary Loan?

Read the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) FAQ, and then login to ILLiad. A link to create a new user account can be found on the logon page, or at the bottom of the FAQ.


Contact: James A. Cannavino Library
Revised: 2011 December 20