During the fall semester, which begins August 31, Morris Library will be open to students, faculty, staff and the public.
Library visitors will be able to browse the book stacks to find their desired materials. For assistance locating their books in the stacks, they can turn to the Library’s online catalog. Each listing features a map that shows where the item is located in the building.
Those with UD ONEcards or public borrower cards can also use the Holds service to request books, DVDs, Blu-rays and video games in advance. These items can then be picked up at one convenient location—the Help Center, located near the entrance.
At the Help Center, visitors can also:
Receive research assistance.
Retrieve materials they requested through Interlibrary Loan.
Reserve lockers and graduate student carrels.
Check out laptops, headphones and chargers.
Sign up for a Public Borrower Card.
Faculty can reserve materials for their courses, and students can access those materials at the Help Center.
Students, faculty and staff will be able to reserve study rooms for group work or individual use.
Those in need of help with their research can connect with a librarian via chat, text or email. They can also schedule a one-on-one consultation with a librarian or stop by for an on-demand consultation. Visitors can also schedule interlibrary loan consultations for extended discussions about their needs and requests.
In the Student Multimedia Design Center (SMDC) on the lower level, visitors can use the multimedia studios and instruction rooms to create video, audio and graphic design projects.
Individual and group spaces can be reserved in the SMDC to view films or play video games. Instructors can reserve the Viewing Room for class use. Visitors can also check out DVDs, Blu-rays and video games from the SMDC if they have not requested those items in advance.
The Education Resource Center, the Chemistry Library, the Physics Library, and the Marine Studies Library on the Lewes Campus will be open during the fall semester.
With the Lewes Campus closed to the public, the Marine Studies Library is open to UD students, faculty and staff only.
Updated September 1, 2021
In-Person Event Guidance: In-person event attendees must RSVP and will need to show ID upon arrival. Those who do not have a UD ID (members of the public) will also need to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative PCR coronavirus test taken within 72 hours of the event. This can be done in advance through the Visitor Events Health Pass or upon arrival to the event. If you have already uploaded your vaccination record to the Health Pass to attend a previous UD event, you do not have to re-upload it to attend another event.
In addition, all attendees will need to complete the UD Daily Health Check the day of the event, and show the green check display reflecting health clearance upon arrival. Regardless of vaccination status, everyone must wear face masks at all times while indoors.