University Library



Visitors to Xavier University may access some library resources and services. Please review the library's Notice of Responsible Use.

Borrowing Materials

Borrowing privileges are available for patrons with a current library card from the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, OhioLINK and SearchOhio Libraries, and SWON Libraries. Most visitors are able to check out material as a Visiting Patron from these libraries. For exceptions to these guidelines please ask to speak to the Circulation Supervisor.

Internet Access

Visitors, including alumni, may access the Xavier wireless guest network with their personal devices. Visitor logins for the public computers and printing are not available. For special events or exceptions, email

Electronic Collections

Electronic collections such as research databases, electronic full-text journals, and electronic books, may be accessed only on campus using a personal laptop or mobile device. The library's XPLORE catalog may be accessed on-campus and from off-campus locations.