The following users have on-site access to the Jackson Library. Please be prepared to show valid ID if requested by Jackson Library staff.
Where to find us on campus
Refer to building #5 on this campus map. From off-campus, we are located on the edge of campus at the intersection of West Sproles Avenue and Lawson Street. Our front entrance faces the main plaza of campus where the Learning Center and the Cultural Center are located.
For visitor parking on campus, please visit the Campus Map & Directions which provides you with information about obtaining a visitor's parking permit and a map of the campus, including parking lots.
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Facing the library's front entrance, take the ramp on the right side of the steps.
Then use the first door on your right. Activate the switch to operate the automatic door.
Enter the lower level of the building through the entrance to Information Technology Services (ITS). Activate the switch to operate the automatic door.
Go past the ITS service desk and turn left. The elevator is located back next to the wooden double doors.
Take the elevator up to the second floor, then take a left to enter the library's main reading room.
Check-in at our service desk when arriving at the Library
Guest Library card holders may borrow up to ten (10) books at a time for a loan period of up to one academic semester.
Guest Library cards are available free of charge to the following groups and must be renewed annually (be prepared to show valid ID):
Other interested patrons may apply for a library card for a fee of $25.00. The cost for senior citizens is $5.00.
Please report lost or stolen cards to the Library. Borrower's cards may be used only by the person named on the account. A valid photo ID must be presented when using a borrower’s card.
Library research databases are licensed for currently enrolled students as well as current Lander employees. In-person guests who need research assistance should speak with a librarian.
There are small study and conference rooms located throughout the Library. These are on a reservation system and are in high demand by Lander students, therefore we ask guests to refrain from sitting in these rooms during peak usage periods (when classes are in session and especially exam periods).
The interlibrary loan service is for current students and employees of the university.
The Library has one desktop computer available for use by guests who are not currently employed by or enrolled at the university. These are available for a maximum of thirty (30) minutes per day. If you require more time, see one of our librarians to discuss your information need.
Upon arrival to the Library, please stop at our main service desk located on the primary entrance level of the Library (Starbucks level) so that staff can sign you into our guest book and assist with computer log-on. Be prepared to show a valid photo ID.
B/W printing is available for a fee of ten cents ($0.10) per page. Prints can be picked up and paid for at the service desk. Please bring exact or small change.