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About the Wellehan Library

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Hours

Semester hours
Monday – Thursday8:00 am – 11:00 pm
Friday8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sunday1:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Summer hours 
Monday – Thursday8:00 am – 11:00 pm
Friday8:00 am – 4:00 pm
SaturdayCLOSED
Sunday1:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Variations – Spring 2018

Extended Hours before and during Finals
Monday, April 23 – Thursday, April 26:   8:00 am – midnight
Friday, April 27:  8:00 am – Noon (Closing at noon to set up for Academic Research Fair, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm.)
Saturday, April 28: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sunday, April 29:  1:00 pm – midnight
Monday, April 30 – Friday, May 4:  8:00 am – midnight
Saturday, May 5:  8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday, May 6:  1:00 pm – midnight
Monday, May 7:  8:00 am – midnight
Tuesday, May 8:  8:00 am – 11:00 pm
Wednesday, May 9 – Thursday, May 10:  8:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday, May 11:  8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday, May 12:  CLOSED

Summer hours begin Sunday, May 13.

Staff Directory

To contact a staff person by phone, dial 1-207-893 and then the extension listed below.

Name and TitleExtensionE-mail
Lynn Bivens
Head of Reference and Information Literacy
 7724lbivens@sjcme.edu
Shelly Davis
Senior Director of the Learning Commons
 7726sdavis@sjcme.edu
Heidi Hayden
Learning Commons Technologist
 7725hhayden@sjcme.edu
Lia Horton
Reference and Information Literacy Librarian
 7728lhorton@sjcme.edu
Janice Murphy
Interlibrary Loan Coordinator
 7725jmurphy@sjcme.edu
Charles Prinn
Learning Commons Technologist
 7725cprinn@sjcme.edu

Mission

Saint Joseph’s Wellehan Library fosters academic success and personal growth by providing and facilitating use of library resources and services designed to meet the teaching, learning, and research needs of the College community in a manner consistent with its mission and core values.

To fulfill this mission, Wellehan Library:

  • Provides free, open access to recorded knowledge, information, and creative expression for education and recreation.
  • Develops and maintains a balanced collection of physical materials and online resources to support and enrich the curricula.
  • Engages in cooperativerelationships with other libraries to expand access to resources that fulfill scholarly research as well as personal needs.
  • Provides timely, comprehensive assistance using library resources and locating information.
  • Collaborates with faculty to facilitate students’ development of information literacy skills.
  • Provides comprehensive patron services while ensuring the confidentiality of patron transactions.
  • Employs skilled, service-oriented staff members who affirm the mission of the Wellehan Library within the mission of the College.

Policies

Food & Beverages

When consuming food and beverages in the library, please do so carefully and respectfully.  Properly dispose of waste and promptly report spills to staff.

Phones

If you need to make or take a phone call in the library, please be respectful of other patrons and staff.  Phone conversations are prohibited in the Quiet Study Room.

Inclement Weather

On days when the College is closed due to inclement weather, the library will be closed as well. In the evenings and on weekends, the library may be closed if the weather is severe. In instances of inclement weather, it is best to call to verify if the library is open: 207-893-7725 or 1-800-343-5498 (option #4).

Collection Development

Principles and guidelines upon which decisions are made when adding or withdrawing materials from the library’s collection.

Gifts

Policy regarding the acceptance of gifts.

Computer Use

While Wellehan Library computers are intended primarily for the use of College faculty, staff and students, use will be granted to visitors who acknowledge and abide by thecomputer use policy.

Children in the Library

In order to maintain an atmosphere conducive to research and study, this policy provides guidelines regarding the presence of children in the library.

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