Beginning Monday, March 23, Hoover Library will be CLOSED until further notice. Virtual reference services (use the "ASK US" or "CHAT" button) will be available from 1 PM - 9 PM Sunday, 9 AM - 9 PM Monday-Thursday, and 9 AM - 4 PM Friday. Hours are subject to change at any time. Please see our Hours page for current building availability. For more information, see the McDaniel College COVID-19 Information Page Faculty: please see our COVID-19 Library Access page.
Library Policies: Borrowing Guidelines for Alumni & Non-Campus Patrons
Hoover Library’s primary mission is to support the academic needs of the students, faculty, and staff of McDaniel College. As a member of the Carroll Library Partnership, we are also open to the public. Visitors to the library have access to many of our materials and services.
McDaniel College extends borrowing privileges to the following through our non-campus borrower card program:
McDaniel College alumni
McDaniel College family members (register using the McDaniel ID card of the affiliated faculty, administration, or staff person)
Non-campus borrower cards are issued at the Circulation Desk all hours that the library is open. Non-campus borrowers can check out the following materials for up to 3 weeks at a time:
A limit of 6 items can be checked out at a time.
The following types of material may be used in the library, but cannot be checked out:
Juvenile Collection Books
Due to licensing restrictions, electronic resources such as databases, streaming videos and online journals are not available to non-campus users remotely. However, they can be accessed in the library.