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Graduate and Continuing Studies Library Orientation: General Information

This guide will help you navigate through all the resources your Muskingum University Library has available for Graduate and Continuing Studies students and faculty.

When is the library open?

The library's normal hours during the semester are:

8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

For fall, summer, or holiday hours, see our hours page.

Can I have food and drink in the library?


You can eat and drink in the library as long as:

  • Your food is snack-like and not an open plate or meal
  • You do not have food delivered to the library
  • You don't eat or drink near the computers, microfilm machines, or photocopiers.

Please let library staff know right away if you have a spill - we want to keep the area clean for everyone!

How can I make photocopies in the library?

Photocopies are available in the library for $.05 each. There is a photocopier available upstairs by the main circulation desk, and one downstairs.

  • The photocopier upstairs will accept change and $1 bills.
  • You can request change for larger bills, or for a check, at the main circulation desk.
  • Both photocopiers make doublesided copies. However, each side counts as one photocopy.

Please ask at the circulation desk if you need any help photocopying!

Can I scan in the library?


There are two scanners available for use in the library:

  • You can scan directly to a flash drive using the copy machine next to the front desk.
  • There is a scanner connected to a computer available for use upstairs in the Columbus Room.

Can I send or receive a fax in the library?


The Muskingum University Library's fax number is (740) 826-8404.

  • You may send or recieve faxes between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday – Friday, except during the lunch hour (12:00 – 1:00).
  • The cost for students and community members to send a fax (local or international) is $1.00 per page. The cover page costs $1.00.
  • The cost for Muskingum University faculty and staff to send fax is $.75 per page. Please provide an account number if charging the costs to a campus department.
  • Faxes may be picked up at the main circulation desk during library hours

For the full fax policy, please visit our policy page.