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Swisher Library: Winter Term 2023

Building Hours

The Swisher Library will observe the following building hours November 27 through December 14.

Day Time
Monday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed


See a calendar view of hours.


Interlibrary Loan Service

  • The Interlibrary Loan department will continue to process all electronic ILL requests up to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 7. Pending requests at that time are not guaranteed to be delivered until mid-January. 
  • The last day to submit physical Interlibrary Loan requests is Friday, November 30.
  • Any ILL requests, queries, or received items that are received after the above dates will be processed in the order which they were received upon return from winter break on January 3, 2024.
  • Plan to turn in or renew your due physical Interlibrary Loan items before Thursday, December 14, or risk accruing late fines over the holiday break. Remember, ILL fines are $1 per day.


Remote Access to Library Resources

The Library’s databases, electronic journals, and ebooks are accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Follow our directions for accessing our resources wherever you're studying during winter term.


Research Assistance

Library Tutorials
Learn about searching a database, APA style, and more with our tutorial videos.

Schedule an appointment to meet with a librarian virtually.

Research Guides
Our Research Guides can get you started with your research.

Send an e-mail to and get a response from a librarian.


Library Instruction

The Library offers virtual, asynchronous library instruction during the winter term. These resources can be embedded in Blackboard.


Returning Physical Materials

Material processing will not take place during JU's employee winter break (December 15, 2023 - January 2, 2024). If you are looking to return library materials, please use the book drop available near the main entrance.


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