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Swisher Library: Winter Term 2021

Building Information

The Swisher Library's physical space will be closed from Wednesday, November 24, 2021, through Sunday, January 9, 2022. During this time, the JU community is encouraged to reach out to Library faculty and staff via email. Visit our staff directory for contact informationThe Swisher Library will continue to provide its virtual services during JU’s Winter Term.

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 Instruction

The Library offers virtual, asynchronous library instruction during the winter term. Find our selection of recorded videos and tutorials here. These resources can be embedded in Blackboard.

Returning Physical Materials

If you are looking to return library materials, please use the book drop available near the main entrance.

Material processing will not take place during JU's employee holiday break (December 18, 2021 - January 2, 2022).

Interlibrary Loan Service

  • The Interlibrary Loan department will continue to process all electronic ILL requests up to 12 noon on Monday, December 13. 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, December 3.
  • Plan to turn in or renew your due physical Interlibrary Loan items before Wednesday, December 15, or risk accruing late fines over the holiday break. Remember, ILL fines are $1 per day.