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Access to Library Resources and Services are available for patrons with a current library card from a SWON (Southwestern Ohio & Neighboring) institution (formerly GCLC). First time borrowers must register in-person at the circulation desk in the library. If you do not have a SWON Library Card please select the patron type, Community Visitors. For information about obtaining a SWON Library Card ask the staff at the circulation desk in the library. Please review the library's Notice of Responsible Use.
Borrowing Services are available for materials in the XPLORE Library Catalog. See borrowing privileges for information about loan periods, renewals, loan limits, overdue fines and replacement charges. XPLORE materials are picked up and returned to the circulation desk in Xavier's library.
Education Service include library orientations, tours and research consultations. To make arrangements contact Vicki Young at 513 745-4804 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Electronic Collections, such as research databases, electronic full-text journals, and electronic books, may be accessed only in the library. The library 's online catalog, XPLORE, may be accessed in the library and from off-campus locations. See also Circulation Services.
Equipment & Supplies, such as computer workstations, scanners, microform reader/printers, audiovisual equipment, typewriter and Elison Die, are accessible in the library at no charge. The following services have nominal charges and/or limitations:
Help A to Z provides online help for many library resources and services.
Internet Access is available in the Conaton Learning Commons using the visitor computer workstation. Printing is not available. Wireless access with a personal laptop is also available. Ask at the Connection Center Desk for more information about wireless access.
SWON visitors using the visitor computer workstation must yield access to any member of Xavier University with academic priority, including faculty, staff and students, if asked by a University staff member to do so. There may be certain times during the year when the visitor computer workstation is unavailable to SWON visitors.
Print & Audiovisual Collections may be browsed in the library or accessed online through the XPLORE Library Catalog. See also Circulation Services.
Subject Guides group library resources by subject which help you to find articles in research databases, books, journals, media, websites, a librarian liaison and context-specific help in a specific academic discipline.
xu.tutor, the library's online tutorials, will help you define a research topic, optimize search strategies, identify useful sources, evaluate websites, prevent plagiarism, and find library materials.