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Legacy Library
Room Use Policy

Background

The Legacy Library's online booking system is publicly available for viewing using the EventPro system at: http://www.marietta.edu/room-reserve (select "Legacy Library" in Location Group). Except as noted below, requests for scheduling Legacy Library room usage should be made through this system.

Reserving the classroom (219) for regular semester class usage is handled by Sonia Moore in the Records Office, x4730, . Normally this is done with the department chair's upcoming semester course schedule submission.

Reserving the computer classroom (218) for library instruction is handled by Joe Straw, x4541, , or Peter Thayer, x4361, .

Reserving the CTE Conference Room or the classrooms can be handled by Linda Roesch, x4815, , or may be requested through the EventPro system.

Non-College groups wishing to use Legacy Library spaces must make arrangements through Marietta College Conference Services, Lois Arnold, x4735, . Such usage requires library director approval.

General Policies

Legacy Library spaces may not be reserved outside of published library hours (Check Library Calendar). Exceptions must be approved by the Director of the Library. It is recommended that the start time for an event be at least 15-30 minutes after opening and that the end time for an event be at least 15-30 minutes before closing.

Generally library spaces have the technology and furnishings that are standard in the room. If special equipment is needed, please contact the library director or the instructional technologist to find out whether the need can be accommodated.

Room-Specific Policies

Group Studies (212-215, 222-224, 019-020)

  • These rooms operate on a first come—first served basis for student study.
  • Groups have priority over individuals in the use of these study rooms.
  • Individual students using these rooms may be asked to leave if the room is needed for a group. Groups that are in need of a room for collaborative work and find that some rooms are occupied by individuals may request assistance from Reference Desk staff to obtain a room.
  • These rooms may not be reserved for routine student study purposes.
  • These rooms may not be reserved for student organizations.
  • Personal items should not be left in study rooms with the intent of holding the room for later use. Unattended personal items may be removed by library staff and held at the Circulation Desk for pickup. Those in need of a room who find that some rooms contain unattended items may request assistance from Reference Desk staff to obtain a room.
  • These rooms can be reserved only during the day time for seminar classes and non-student groups. Reservations require approval by the director and will not be accepted during and immediately before final exam weeks or any other time when demand by students for study is likely to be high.
  • Rooms 019 & 020 are routinely kept locked. For access, a key may be checked out at the Library Circulation Desk on the main floor. All other policies related to Group Studies apply to these rooms.

Room 219 (Classroom)

  • Prior to the beginning of a semester, the Records Office has priority for this classroom. Any preexisting reservation may be asked to move if this room is needed for a course.
  • After the semester begins, this room may be reserved through the EventPro room booking system.
  • This classroom cannot be reserved by students or student groups.
  • During the academic year this room is unlocked and available for general study use when not reserved. During the summer and breaks, this room may be locked. A key is kept at the Circulation Desk for opening the room when necessary.
  • Please keep the door closed during instruction to keep noise from bothering library users.

Room 218 (Computer Instruction Room)

  • Library Instruction has priority use of this room.
  • This room may be reserved by college faculty and staff for occasional instructional needs requiring hands-on computer instruction or testing.
  • During the academic year, this room is unlocked and available for general computing use when not reserved. During the summer and breaks, this room may be locked and the computers powered down.
  • Please keep the door closed during instruction to keep noise from bothering library users.

CTE Conference Room

  • Use of this room is generally limited to use by faculty and staff groups.
  • Any other use requires CTE approval.
  • After-hours use by faculty requires us of a campus ID card swiped at the back door of the Center.

Forum

  • Cannot be reserved for any purpose during the lunch hour during the academic year.
  • No restrictions on food service in this area.
  • The exterior door to the café is locked on a timer during late nights and other times when the library is generally closed. Individuals with campus ID cards may enter the café on a 24x7 basis using the card-swipe device at the West entrance.

Third Floor and other library spaces

  • Requires approval by the Director of the Library

Any use of library space that includes food

  • Requires approval by the Director of the Library

Rev. 20 February 2013