JMU Libraries Supports Teaching, Learning & Research While Buildings Are Temporarily Closed

Posted on: May 26, 2020

In an effort to foster community health and help slow the spread of COVID-19, all JMU Libraries physical spaces are closed—and print collections are unavailable—until further notice. Library staff and faculty continue to support our JMU community as Dukes teach, learn, research, and access our resources online. 

For faculty

We are supporting faculty who are teaching online and pursuing research. Faculty can:

And our friends at CFI have created an Online Teaching, Scholarship, and Career Planning Resources page and a relevant teaching toolkit.

For students

We are also here for our beloved JMU students, including those who may not be accustomed to taking classes online. Students, you can:

And don’t miss the Online Learning Tips infographic, created by student employees working with JMU’s Learning Strategies Instruction service.

Beyond the buildings

We have expanded our online support to promote social distancing and continue providing the help you need. We also offer a wealth of online resources around the clock.

Returning materials

Our book drops are operational for now, but please don’t worry about returning library materials at this time. Read more about returning materials.

We’re here to help

Your friends in the JMU Libraries are taking every possible measure to support our campus community. We are here to help. We’ll see you online, Dukes!

We will continue to update this page as more information becomes available.

See JMU’s FAQ for up-to-date COVID-19 information.

Originally published March 5, 2020. Last updated May 29, 2020 by Kristen Shuyler.



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