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Spring Semester Services Update

Main Circulating Collection

booksThe stacks are closed this semester for your safety. You can request books through SouthernSearch. You will receive an email when the books are ready to picked up and generally will be available at the check-out desk the next business day.

eResources Collection

booksYou can find eBooks, articles, journals, streaming videos, and more through our eResources collection found in SouthernSearch. You will need to log in using your Southern email and password.

DVDs, CDs, and VHS

DVDThe stacks are closed this semester for your safety. You can request media items through SouthernSearch. You will receive an email when the Media is available at the check-out desk, generally the next business day.

Course Reserves

NotepadCourse reserves are not available for check-out. We will scan the pages you need and email them to you. You can request reserves online at

Electronic course reserves are available to you through SouthernSearch.

Interlibrary Loan

delivery truckInterlibrary loan is available for articles and book chapters even when the building is closed. Articles and book chapters will be emailed to you.

Interlibrary loan for books will be available for pickup at the checkout desk. You will get an email when the materials arrive. Our supply may be limited as a number of other libraries have restricted their lending.

More information about Interlibrary Loan and the form for Interlibrary Loan is available at

Reference Collection

dictionaryThe Reference stacks are closed this semester for your safety. However, books maybe requested online and checked out for 7 days at the Check-out Desk. Alternatively, if there are specific pages you need from a reference book, we can scan and email them to you.

To submit a request, fill out the form here.

Print Journals & Microform E-Delivery Service

digitizationThe print journal collection and microform room are closed for your safety.

While our print journal stacks and microform collections are closed, you can request e-delivery of print journals and microform content if you are students, faculty, or staff at Southern Connecticut State University.

After filling out the request form (see below), you will receive a pdf of the content you need through email.  You must have a valid SCSU email to submit a request.

microfilmThe service will be available on weekdays.  Requests made over the weekends and on holidays will be addressed on the following business day.  All weekday requests will be responded to within 48 business hours.

To submit a request, fill out the form here.

You can also access the request form directly from a print journal or microform record in SouthernSearch.   Just click "E-Delivery Request" next to the volume you need.