For details relating to Emory Libraries and collection access, please view our Summer 2021 Services and Spaces chart.

Please note the Woodruff Library’s Matheson Reading Room will be closed on Thursday, August 5th from 7:30 am until 2 pm.

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In accordance with Emory University's campus safety guidelines, Emory Libraries require strict safety protocols for patrons and staff.

  • Current students, faculty, and staff: If you are planning to be on campus for any amount of time, you are required to complete the mandatory onboarding process in order to gain access to campus. Learn more at Emory Forward.

  • Face masks are required in all library spaces.

  • Emory University Libraries recommend that users always wash their hands after handling library materials.

  • Cleaning stations with disinfectant cleaning supplies are placed throughout library spaces, to allow additional cleaning of tables and desks. Patrons are expected to clean their study space before and after use.

  • There are scheduled cleanings of high-touch surfaces throughout the day.
  • Please see Emory University's Campus Safety guidelines for more information for your safety during the 2020-2021 academic year.