Hekman Library Quick Facts for Students
Q: How long may I keep items from the library?
- A: Normally two weeks with unlimited renewals (see this page for details)
Q: How many items may I have out at one time?
- A: 50 books at a time; 5 media items at a time
Q: What do you charge for late items?
- A: 3 day grace period, 4th day $1.00, additional days .25/day
Q: What's the quietest study floor?
- A: There are quiet "zones" marked on each floor. Most students say that 5th floor is the best for quiet study.
Q: May I eat and drink in the library?
- A: Food may be eaten on 2nd floor away from the computers. There is also a microwave outside of the Rhetoric Center so you can heat up your food or pop popcorn, etc.
- Food is not allowed on floors 3, 4 and 5. Drinks may be consumed on all floors if containers have lids.
Q: Are computers & printers available in the library?
- A: Yes! We have the Digital Research Center (DRC) on the 2nd floor, with two laser printers and 22 computers. We also have public computers and multifunctional printers on every floor that will scan, copy, and fax.
Q: Are there job openings in the library?
- A: There may be. The library has many supervisors and hires 40-50 students each semester. Our student workers tend to come back year after year. Fill out a job application and find out what's available. Also keep tabs on Handshake for new job postings.
Q: Do you have "just-for-fun" reading?
- A: We do! We have a recreational reading collection on the 3rd floor with lots of current, popular, award-winning authors featured. We also have a steadily growing graphic novels collection in the same area. Come and have a look.