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Following is a list of services offered by the ECSU Library. If you do not find what you're looking for here, please consider contacting directly the Ask a Librarian service for assistance.

Circulation Services

Short Loan (Spot Reading) Service: Spot reading or short loan service is a loan service given for a short period of time. Users are lent materials for a specified time by filling a time card.

Long Loan Service: This service is a loan service that is provided for all academic staff, Students and administrative staff of the University.

Reservation is a method of making books reserved for only

  • Reserve book and Loan Services,
  • Reference Services,
  • Documentation services,
  • Current Awareness Services,
  • Inter-Library Loan Services
  • Electronic Resources Services
    • Digital Library (E-books)
    • Electronic Journals,
    • Electronic Thesis and Dissertation,
  • Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) Service,
  • Wired and Wireless Internet Services,
  • Special Services for Visually impaired and Physically Hand caped users 

Study Space - There are many places to study in the Library, ranging from very quiet to more casual settings.

ILL: Inter library Loan Interlibrary Loan a service for ECSU library Document Delivery.

Instruction and Orientation the University Library has a variety of hands of experience instructional offerings at all levels of users.


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