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Marx Library: COVID-19 FAQ

Here you find frequently asked questions related to: - Returning and Renewing Materials - Checking-Out materials - Finding Materials - Research Assistance - General Library Access - Using the McCall Library - Accessing Study spaces - Reservation

USA Affiliated

Students, Staff, and Faculty

  • To request materials online please use this form. A paper request form is also available at the Circulation Desk.
  • As our main stacks are currently closed, library staff will retrieve materials. 
  • Please allow for a 24-hour window for requested items to be retrieved.
  • Patrons will be notified by email when items are ready to be picked up.
  • To retrieve materials, please come to the Circulation Desk. 


Please Note:

The Marx Library will serve as the main distribution point for all library materials during the Fall semester.

Courtesy Card Users

USA Lifetime Alumni, Retired Faculty, and NAAL (Network of Alabama Academic Libraries) 

  • Curbside pick-up is available to Lifetime Alumni, Retired Faculty, and NAAL patrons.
  • Materials request form
  • Please wear a mask and provide your Lifetime Alumni membership when picking up items.

Courtesy Card Users

Public Patrons 

At this time, the Marx Library’s building is not open to the public. Thank you for your understanding.