Updated December 16
Buswell Library will use this webpage to provide real-time updates for resources, services, and building hours.
Table of Contents
- Building Access
- Research Assistance
- Online Access to Library Resources
- Contact Free Quick Retrieval
- Remote Students
- Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
- Course Reserves
- Library Events and Room Reservations
Buswell Library will be closed to access between November 21, 2020 and January 19, 2021.
Current Wheaton College faculty may also access both Buswell Library (Main) and the Special Collections Commons (BGH 3rd floor) by appointment. Contact the Circulation Desk or Special Collections for additional information. Additionally, students with a red/green wristband may access the library from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Monday - Friday).
During this period, current Wheaton College faculty, staff, and students may request physical materials via the contact free quick retrieval process.
Chat Reference Hours
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Monday - Thursday)
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Friday)
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Saturday)
Users can request assistance via firstname.lastname@example.org.
eBooks, online journals, databases, and other streaming media remain available via Buswell Library’s home page.
If you encounter a resource to which you are denied access, please visit library.wheaton.edu/offcampus for more information.
Wheaton College faculty, staff, and students may request books and other physical resources for pick up on the quick retrieval shelves in Buswell Library (Main). Materials should be requested online through the "Request” links in Library Search. Note: You must be signed in to access these options.
- Once items are ready for pick up from the quick retrieval shelves, you will be notified by email.
- The quick retrieval shelves are available between 8am and 4pm, Monday - Friday in Buswell Library (Main).
- Items will be held on the quick retrieval shelves for two weeks.
Buswell Library will provide fair use scanning of articles and book chapters from on-site collections to Wheaton College faculty, staff, and students. Scanning requests can be completed online through ILLiad.
Students who are studying remotely should visit library.wheaton.edu/students/distance for more information on the delivery of library resources.
Interlibrary Loan is available to support the teaching, learning, and research of Wheaton College faculty, staff, and students. Requests for books, book chapters, articles, and other materials can be submitted online through the “Request through ILLiad” or “Request” links in Library Search. Requests are fulfilled based on the availability of materials at cooperating libraries. For questions about ILL, please email email@example.com.
Due to the complications of COVID-19, Buswell Library will not offer course reserve services in the Fall 2020 term.
Buswell Library will host no in-person events in the Fall 2020 term. Individual or group study rooms are not available.