Library Services Update

In keeping with university and public health guidance regarding COVID-19, the F.D. Bluford Library will be closed to the public until further notice as of Tuesday, March 24. Online services remain available, including access to electronic databases, e-journals and e-books, see details here. Contact us 24/7 at .

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Visitor Library Access & Computer Use Policy

Our primary mission is to serve the students, faculty and staff of the university but we also welcome members of the community to use our facilities and resources. We ask that our guests follow these guidelines during your visit.

Visitor Behavior Rules & Regulations

We ask that you do not engage in disruptive behavior while visiting our library. To preserve an environment where we can best serve all of our patrons:

  • No talking on cell phones while inside the library.
  • Do not sleep at study carrels, tables or computer workstations.
  • Do not make inappropriate comments or use inappropriate language.
  • No playing music that others can hear.
  • No loitering.
  • Do not remove shoes or clothing.

Failure to comply will result in your immediate dismissal from the library.

Visitor Computer Use

We are charged with maintaining the academic integrity and climate of the library. Therefore, we reserve the majority of computer workstations in the library for student, faculty and staff use. To uphold our charge but also accommodate our guests, the following guidelines are strictly enforced at all times:

  • Visitors may only use the designated set of computers on the first floor of the library.
  • Picture identification must be presented to gain access to a computer.
  • When using a computer, you must provide picture identification upon request.
  • We reserve the right to excuse an individual from a computer workstation.
  • Each guest computer session is limited to 1 hour. Additional time may be granted if no one is waiting to use a computer and you have not exceeded your individual daily time limit.
  • You are limited to a maximum of three 1 hour guest computer sessions per day. Multiple sessions are not guaranteed if there is high demand.
  • For their safety, no unattended children are allowed in the library.
  • Due to federal and state law, anyone under 18 must have parental supervision while using our computers.
  • Guests must still adhere to the applicable university and library policies for computer, network and database use:

Failure to comply will result in your immediate dismissal from the library.

Library Building Closed

The library building is currently closed to the public. Please use ourĀ online services. For assistance, please contact .

The facade of the F.D. Bluford Library at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University