Library Retired Faculty Room

The University of Delaware provides access to a Retired Faculty Room on the Lower Level of the Morris Library for use by retirees of the University of Delaware.

USE OF ROOM: The Library Retired Faculty Room 040 D on the lower level of the Morris Library has been made available for retirees of the University of Delaware to conduct library-related research and/or to provide professional space. The Library Retired Faculty Room can be used simultaneously by multiple retirees. It is wheelchair accessible. Beverages with lids or re-sealable beverages are permitted in the Library Retired Faculty Room. Food and smoking are not permitted. Library staff are not able to receive or deliver messages or mail to users of the Retired Faculty Room.

EQUIPMENT: The room has been supplied with a computer with Internet access, Microsoft Office software, a printer, and a fax machine for self-service by retirees. Contact the Student Multimedia Design Center Desk with questions about the equipment in the room. If problems arise with the equipment, the concern should be reported to the Student Multimedia Design Center Desk, the Circulation Desk, or to Library Administration (Room 210).

ACCESS: Library staff will ask to see University of Delaware photo identification cards before the key for the Library Retired Faculty Room is released, and the user will be requested to sign a usage in and out register.

KEYS: Faculty may request a personal key for long-term use at the Library Administration Office (Room 210). Faculty may request a key for temporary use to be returned the same day from the Circulation Desk (First Floor) or at the Student Multimedia Design Center Desk (Lower Level). The key to the Library Retired Faculty Room should not be duplicated. A lost key should be reported to the location from which it was distributed as appropriate i.e. Student Multimedia Design Center Desk or Circulation Desk for temporary keys, and Library Administration for long term keys.

SECURITY: Please keep the Retired Faculty Room locked when not in use. University insurance does not cover the contents of the Library Retired Faculty Room whether it is locked or unlocked. Please do not leave personal possessions or Library materials in the room. Contact the library service desk from which you picked up your key with any security-related question or problem.

When the use of the Library Retired Faculty Room is no longer needed, the key should be returned to the Library service desk from which it was distributed.

This page is maintained by Julia Hamm, Office of the Vice Provost.

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