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Harrell Library open 24/7 via badge access; safety guidelines in place

Beginning Sept. 8, Harrell Health Sciences Library at the College of Medicine is available 24/7 via badge access to all students, faculty and staff. Visitors are still prohibited.

The library is staffed 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekends.

The following safety guidelines will be in effect:

Library Guidelines

  • Access will be limited to Hershey Medical Center and College of Medicine faculty, staff and students only, and name badge access will be required.
  • Masks must be worn at all times. See College of Medicine mask guidelines here.
  • Maintain proper social distancing.
  • No food or drink is allowed. See approved eating locations here.
  • Limit time in the library to no more than three hours.
  • Books can be checked out, but visitors should not remove books from the stacks. They should ask the library staff for assistance.
  • Do not move furniture.
  • Clean and disinfect workspaces upon departure. Sanitation stations will be provided.
  • The library should not be used for through-traffic. Those traveling around campus should seek alternate routes to their destinations.

Study Locations

Because study room space will be limited, the library has provided a list of alternative study spaces. These spaces will be open for 24-hour study when not occupied by learning needs.

  • Lecture rooms A, B, C and D
  • First-floor BMR project-based learning/small-group rooms
  • Dining Room A and B
  • C3621
  • CG623
  • CG624
  • C6804

See detailed safety guidance

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