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EKU Libraries COVID-19 Updates and Resources

This page contains all relevant information related to EKU Libraries current operations and response to the COVID-19 outbreak including updates to operations, access to virtual services, and other helpful links.

 

Last updated March 31, 2020.

 

Changes to Operations

  • The John Grant Crabbe Main Library will remain open from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday through Friday beginning on March 16th. We are closed on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Branches will be closed during this time
  • We will limit visitors to just EKU students, faculty and staff. Only the main entrance (Little Entrance) will be open.
  • We ask that people not congregate together and wipe down surfaces they used when they leave.
  • Please be mindful that we will continue to provide help services virtually, but we will NOT circulate physical items or staff desk physically.
  • Library Express, our Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery service, will limit services to digital items only. We will not borrow or lend out physical items.

 

Virtual Services

 

Materials

  • We will not be borrowing or lending any physical items during this time.
  • Please ignore any overdue notices and do not return any physical materials to the library. All due dates have been extended through May 9, 2020.

 

Library Express and Interlibrary Loan

  • Library Express, our Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery service, will limit services to digital items only. We will not borrow or lend out physical items.
  • If you currently have physical items from Library Express, we ask that you hold onto those items. Please ignore any overdue messages during this time.  If requested, we’ll try to renew what we can of the items on your account that are close to and/or allow a renewal.
  • Please contact Library Express at express.library@eku.edu if you have any specific questions.