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New Books: 2019

Digital Media Lab

Both the Lewis Library and information Commons Digital Media Labs featuring a wide array of robust workstations, multimedia applications and technical support for working with digital images, audio, and video.

The labs also offer a wide variety of equipment for check-out, including digital cameras, video cameras, iPads, and audio equipment.

See Digital Media Services for more information. Located on the 6th floor of the Lewis Library, Room 605.

Hispanic Heritage Month Read-In

Lewis Library


Lewis Library (Water Tower Campus): Main Entrance on the 6th floor, 8th floor is the quiet study floor, & the 9th floor has study rooms that can be reserved through the reservation system. Computers, quiet and group study areas, books, and electronic material for check-out

Study Room Reservations


There are approximately 10 Group Study Rooms available for students to use. To reserve a room, you can use our online Group Study Reservation SystemThe Group workstations on the 6th floor have also been added to this reservation system.  They are labeled, from north to south, as Group Workstation 1 through 4.


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Online Newspaper Subscriptions

Wall Street JournalPlease CLICK HERE to register for an account before attempting to access this resource The Wall Street Journal is the world's leading business publication with coverage from 1984 to the current year.

New York Times Website : Loyola students, faculty, and staff have unlimited access to, including archives from 1851 to the present (articles from 1923 to 1980 are limited to five per day per user; unlimited access is available through ProQuest Newstream). First time users need to create an account from this link Create a New Account to gain access. Returning users can log in from the New York Times' website from this link. Users will have to "renew" their account once a year with their same login information.

Writing Center

Schedule an appointment online!

Check out "How to: Writing Center" for a short tutorial on setting up appointments online. 

Preparing for your session:

  • Schedule online using to make an appointment with a tutor. 
  • Be on time for your appointment.
  • Come to the Writing Center with your paper assignment and with rough drafts, if you have them.
  • Ask questions during your session, and keep an open mind when your tutor makes suggestions.
  • Remember: The Writing Center is not a fix-it shop; we work with you to improve your writing.

ITS Help Desk

Both the Lewis Library and Information Commons provides best effort to help with technical issues for WiFi:

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Reference and Instruction Librarian

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Sidney Dreese
Gingrich Library
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Reading, Pennsylvania 19612


Fall 2019 Hours

Lewis Library: 7:30 am-11pm (Monday-Thursday)
7:30 am-7pm (Friday)
9am-5pm (Saturday)
12pm-11pm (Sunday)
Reference Desk Hours: 9am - 9pm (Monday-Thursday)
9am-5pm (Friday)
10am-5pm (Saturday)
2pm-8pm (Sunday)
Cudahy Library: 7am-12am (Monday-Thursday)
7am-9pm (Friday)
10am-6pm (Saturday)
10am-12am (Sunday)
Information Commons:  24/5 (Monday-Thursday)
Closes at 9pm (Friday) Open at 10am (Sunday)
8am-9pm (Saturday)
Reference Desk Hours: 9am- 10pm (Monday-Thursday)
9am-5pm (Friday)
10am-6pm (Saturday)
12pm-10pm (Sunday)


Website Hours/Schedule

Lewis Library Lockers


Needing a secure place to store books and other small personal items? Lockers are available for checkout at the Lewis Library Circulation Desk. The loan period for lockers is 7 days plus one renewal. Lockers are available to Loyola students, faculty, staff, and alumni on a first-come, first served basis. For further information please contact Lewis Library Circulation Desk at 312-915-6622