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Barbara Roche, SL Library

The mission of the Barbara Roche, SL Library at Nerinx Hall is to provide the resources Loretto women need to know themselves and their world, to be enriched by diversity, and to answer the call to Christian action.

Welcome and Basic Information

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Welcome to the Barbara Roche, SL Library of Nerinx Hall.
We're here to help you with all of your information needs! 

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Did you know that you can:

  • Receive research assistance from professional library staff?  Dr. Smith, Mrs. Ullery, and Ms. Jackson are available when the library is open to help you with your information needs.  Come see us!
  • Access millions of articles?  You can access millions of articles from journals, magazines, newspapers, audio/visual collections, and reference collections online 24/7 from any computer (at school, work, or home) with internet access.
  • Read electronic books online?  Books aren't just on shelves anymore!  The ebook collection is growing!  Find books that you can read online--including on your phone.
  • Use the Print and Electronic Collections?  You can use the print Library Collection anytime that the library is open.  The library also holds 24/7 access to electronic collections, including collections of a number of Library Databases.  These online resources require a username and password if you are off-campus.  You can access this google sheet list of the database username and passwords.  

Library Hours

Fall and Spring Semesters, Usual Hours

Reference/Circulation Desk Regular Hours:
Mondays 7:00 am--3:45 pm
Tuesdays 7:00 am--3:45 pm
Wednesdays 9:00 am--3:45 pm
Thursdays 7:00 am--3:45 pm
Fridays 7:00--3:45 pm

Extended Hours for Quiet Study:
Mondays 7:00 am--5:00 pm
Tuesdays 7:00 am--5:00 pm
Wednesdays 9:00 am--5:00 pm
Thursdays 7:00 am--5:00 pm

Fridays 7:00--4:00 pm