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Access to Library Facilities

Library Access under the University’s Protocols for COVID-19:

COVID-19 Guidelines

  • DePaul University is a mask-friendly campus, therefore, masks are strongly encouraged but not required for those who have been fully vaccinated.
  • Masks are required  for those who are not vaccinated.
  • Masks may be required --regardless of vaccination status--for some in-person library services.

Building Access

  • Pickup Service for local and I-Share materials is available at both the John T. Richardson Library and the Loop Library during posted service hours.
  • All floors of John T. Richardson Library and the Loop Library are now open for browsing and checkout, subject to the circulation policy for each collection.

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