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Services for Staff

Borrowing and Lending Information

The Access Assistance Services Desk is located on the 2nd floor as you enter the library.

Identification Cards: Your APSU campus ID card serves as your library card. You must have a valid APSU campus ID in order to use library materials and equipment.

Loan Periods: Staff may check-out books from the General Book Collection and Government Publications for up to six months. Popular Books may be checked out for three weeks. Videocassette tapes/DVDs and may be checked out for 7 days with one renewal. Materials are subject to recall after three weeks if requested by someone else.

Renewals: Renewals must be made in-person or by proxy at the Access Assistance Desk. Telephone and online renewals are not allowed during the recall period.

Fees for Overdue or Lost Books: Woodward Library does not charge fines for overdue books. Library users with overdue or lost books are blocked from library privileges. Users cannot check out materials, including reserves, use interlibrary loan services, or access library databases from off-campus until the materials are returned or the lost books are replaced.

Recommend a Book Purchase

On-Campus Delivery: Staff members can request to have books or audio-visuals (but not periodicals or articles) delivered to their offices.

Additional Services

Information Commons: Staff have access to the InfoCommons which has more than 90 workstations with Internet access and current software.

Instruction Rooms: The library has two instruction rooms. LB 114 is on the first floor and has 24 workstations. LB 209 is on the second floor and has 35 workstations. LB 209 is also open to staff when not in use for formal instruction.

Quiet Zones: There are Quiet Zones on the first and third floors of the library. When using the Quiet Zones, please speak softly, keep conversations brief and refrain from talking or making phone calls.

Room Reservation: Research Instruction and Meeting Rooms

Library rooms are typically scheduled only for course-related instructional purposes and library-related activities. Rooms may be scheduled for use by university-related groups or organizations if facilities are not available elsewhere on campus. Student groups requesting use of library rooms must be accompanied by a faculty member or advisor. No exceptions!

To request a reservation, this form must be submitted at least two working days (M-F, 8:00am-4:30pm) prior to the date requested. Exceptions to this policy may be made at the discretion of the Director of Library Services.

For more information, contact Pat Simmons, Library Administrative Assistant to the Director of Library Services, at simmonsp@apsu.edu or 931-221-7618

Technology Lending

Laptops: 25 Dell Latitude laptops

Pharos Web Printing: You can print from any computer connected to the APSU campus network, student wireless network, or faculty/staff wireless network. You have two hours to retrieve your print job once it has been submitted.