Using the Library

 

 Who Can Use the Library?

  • Currently enrolled students, faculty and staff receive borrowing privileges via a barcode attached to a library card
  • Libraries have cooperative agreements with other schools' libraries located on the Campus
  • Borrowing privileges are also extended to alumni
  • Those who do not belong to the University community can also use the libraries provided they present proper authorization

Where Can I Access Library Services?

  • Library Catalogs can be accessed via a Web browser either remotely or from a terminal on campus
  • Access to Electronic Resources are available in the libraries as well as remotely. To use the electronic resources remotely you'll need to authenticate via the special links under each resource (key icon). Consult our instructions for remote access
  • Please view the Library Hours page for more information on when the libraries are open

How to Become a Library User

  • Sign-up online for your library card. Afterwards, come to the library to present a valid form of identification such as your student card
  • Our library has cooperative agreements with other schools' libraries located on the Campus
  • Borrowing privileges are also extended to alumni
  • Those who do not belong to the University community can also use the libraries provided they present proper authorization

 


Our Goals at Teresa & Alexandre Soares dos Santos Library

  • To provide excellent customer service to library users
  • To provide quality resources to students, staff and faculty
  • To offer relevant training sessions and explanations of our services and resources
  • To assemble, preserve and administer in our collections both print and digital, resources that meet or exceed our users' expectations
  • To serve as the information center of the school
  • To support knowledge creation and student learning by providing assistance, access to technology, resources, and study space
  • To promote and encourage Information Literacy
  • To support faculty research and teaching