Loan Renewals Limited Through October 2019

Due to the ongoing Dewey to Library of Congress reclassification project, Buswell Library (Main) is limiting all items to a single renewal (instead of three renewals) after the initial loan period until October 2019.   

If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact the Circulation Desk (

Kanopy Video Streaming - Important Changes

In recent years, we have offered Kanopy on-demand for streamed video content; however, as the resource has gained in popularity, the costs have risen to a level that we can no longer sustain. To ensure that Kanopy is available to support curricular needs, we are moving from “on demand” access of films to mediated access of films in Kanopy

Armerding Center Construction & Buswell Study Space

The 2nd Phase of the Armerding Center for Music and Arts (Concert Hall addition) will take place between early-February 2019 and late summer 2020. The demolition and construction involved in the project may affect patrons' ability to find a quiet place to study in Buswell Library (Main) during the Spring 2019 term. Patrons who experience inconvenience are encouraged to use the quiet study space on the third floor of the Billy Graham Center, in Special Collections.


Dewey Decimal System to Library of Congress System

Buswell Library is in the process of moving from the Dewey Decimal Classification System (DDC) to the Library of Congress Classification System (LC). This process will be complete by the end of September 2019. In the meantime, here's some resources to help you understand the LC system.

Map Dewey (DDC) Classification to LC (LCC)

Library of Congress Classification Outline