Xavier alumni and visitors are welcome in McDonald Library and the Conaton Learning Commons. All visitors must follow the Notice of Responsible Use and Safe on Campus guidelines.

Borrowing Materials

Borrowing privileges are available for alumni with a valid Alumni All Card and patrons with a current library card from the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, OhioLINKSearchOhio and SWON libraries. Most visitors are able to check out material as a visiting patron from these libraries. For exceptions to these guidelines, please contact the Circulation Supervisor, Meg Martin.

Internet Access

As part of the University's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, guest logins for the computers in the library and CLC are not available to visitors, including alumni, at this time. Wireless access with a personal laptop or mobile device is available. Printing is not available to visitors.

Electronic Collections

Electronic collections including research databases, electronic full-text journals, and electronic books, may be accessed only on-campus using a personal laptop or mobile device. The XPLORE and OhioLINK catalogs may be accessed both on- and off-campus.