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COVID Guidelines for MCU Research Library and Quantico Base Library - updated 29 July 2020

by Chris Ellis on 2020-07-24T10:13:00-04:00 | Comments

LIBRARY OPERATING GUIDELINES

EFFECTIVE

20 JULY - 19 AUGUST, 2020

 

The Commanding General, Marine Corps University, has authorized the Marine Corps Research Library and Quantico Base Library to reopen in limited capacity (see guidelines below).

Our primary focus is to provide services while mitigating health risks to staff and patrons. To this end, both Libraries will have restricted access, abbreviated hours.

 MARINE CORPS RESEARCH LIBRARY

  • Hours: Monday-Friday: 0730-1700 and Saturday-Sunday 1000-1700
  • Max. patron capacity: 50 persons, limited to MCU students, faculty, staff, DoD active duty only. We are sorry but we cannot accommodate Retirees, Retiree family, civilians, contractors, or non-MCU DoD civilians at this time.
  • Face Masks: REQUIRED FOR ALL STAFF AND PATRONS.
  • Social Distancing: REQUIRED FOR ALL STAFF AND PATRONS. Seating at computers and in study areas have been adjusted accordingly.
  • Library Staffing: We will continue to adhere to minimal staffing as practicable.
  • Public Computers: Patrons will check in and receive a workstation assignment. Max. computer time is 1 hour. Active duty family members will not be authorized computer use on the Research Library side.
  • Second Deck: Second deck is off-limits to patrons. If you need assistance retrieving books from the second deck, Library staff will get them for you.
  • Meeting/study rooms: Closed until further notice.

QUANTICO BASE LIBRARY

  • Hours: Monday-Friday: 0730-1700 and Saturday-Sunday 1000-1700.
  • Max. patron capacity: 10 persons, limited to DoD active duty and family members only. We are sorry but we cannot accommodate Retirees, Retiree family, civilians, contractors, or non-MCU DoD civilians at this time.
  • Face Masks: REQUIRED FOR STAFF AND PATRONS.
  • Social Distancing: REQUIRED FOR STAFF AND PATRONS.
  • Library Staffing: We will continue to adhere to minimal staffing as practicable.
  • Public Computers: No public computer use on Base Library side. Active duty family members will not be authorized computer use on the Research Library side.
  • Programming & Activities: No programming/activities for first 30 days after reopening.

 

Thank you for your patience - we look forward to seeing our patrons again and eventually reopening to full capacity!


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