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Return to Campus and New Library Hours

David Teter Library News

As part of PCOM’s Return to Campus, the following schedule will be in effect starting April 4th, 2021.

Wed, Thu, Fri

  • 8am – 2pm
  • Closed 2pm – 3pm for cleaning
  • Open 3pm – 10pm

Sat and Sun (Weekends)

  • 8am – 12pm
  • Closed 12pm – 1pm for cleaning
  • Open 1pm – 4pm

Virtual LibChat Hours

  • 8am – 10pm, daily

Appropriate social distancing and mandatory mask wearing will continue. If you wish to reserve a Library study space please use the Library reservation system. You may make a reservation from 24 hours up to 10 days in advance. Walk-ins for printing (PA and GA only) and borrowing will be available during the above hours. Contactless pickup will still be available. We look forward to seeing more of you back on campus!

Research Week 2021

David Teter Library News

Submissions are now open for the 10th Annual Research Week (formerly Research Day)! If you have research you want to present to the PCOM community, consider submitting an abstract for this virtual event. Visit the Library’s Research Week subject guide for important deadlines and submission guidelines.

Update: the submission deadline has been extended through March 31! You still have time to submit.

Library Winter Holiday Schedule

David Teter Library News

The PCOM Library (all campuses) will be closed from Thursday, December 24 through Wed, January 27. This follows the college’s winter break and mandatory post-break quarantine period:

  • PCOM Winter Holiday: December 24 – January 3
  • Mandatory two week quarantine period: January 4 – 17
  • Martin Luther King holiday: Monday, January 18
  • Library (all campuses) reopens Wednesday, January 27

In the meantime, students may continue to use the Library’s digital services. Online help via Library chat will be available on December 24, from 8am – 5pm, and on January 2 – 3 during normal operating hours. Study space reservations will continue to be available up through December 23 via the reservations page.

Exam Master Downtime

David Teter Library News

Access to the Exam Master resource will be unavailable from 12am, Monday December 28th to 7am, Wednesday December 30th for maintenance. Please take note if you are a regular user of this service.
If you have any questions, contact library@pcom.edu.

Library Reopening UPDATE

Katresa Gardner Library News

We are open for limited student study spaces on a first-come basis. Seating blocks are 3 hours and must be made in advance on the reservation page.

  • SGA: Tues/Wed/Thurs: 9am – 12pm, 1pm – 4pm, and 5pm – 8pm; Saturdays 9am – 12pm, and 1pm – 4pm.
  • GA: Tues/Wed/Thurs: 9am – 12pm, 1pm – 4pm, 5pm – 8pm (Wednesdays only); Saturdays 9am – 12pm, and 1pm – 4pm.

For your health and safety, the library will close for 1 hour for cleaning between the blocks. Students must have tested negative for COVID-19 and verify #CampusClear results with security upon entry to the building. 

You will receive a confirmation email, and on the day of the reservation you will be asked to check in to secure your seat.

OMM Board Review Lunch & Learn

Katresa Gardner Library News

Librarians will host a 30-minute OMM Board Review Lunch & Learn that will focus on question banks, practice tests, and highlight digital copies of popular review textbooks. Complementary library resources will be showcased and a Q&A will follow. Join us virtually on Thursday, September 24 at noon on Zoom!