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Hege Library & Learning Technologies

Hours & Policies

Library policies and procedures relating to collections and services.

COVID-19 Updates

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Hege Library, Quaker Archives, and the Guilford College Art Gallery are currently closed to visitors. 

To contact the Quaker Archives Department directly, please email archives@guilford.edu. Many Quaker records are available via Ancestry.com and Guilford College publications online via our website at library.guilford.edu/archives where you will also find some basic online guides to assist you with some of our frequently requested topics.

To contact the Art Gallery please see the website library.guilford.edu/art-gallery for information or email artgallery@guilford.edu.

 

Visitor and Guest Users

Hege Library welcomes visitors to campus for Art Gallery viewing, Quaker and related specialized research, and special events open to the public. 

  • Art Gallery Hours : Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm, Sunday 2:00pm-5:00pm (during the academic year). More information is available here.
  • Quaker Archives Hours: Tuesday-Friday 9:00am-12:00pm, 2:00pm-5:00pm

Please note that Hege Library is not open to the public for study, testing, or meeting space, computing, wifi, information resources, book borrowing, or other general library use.  Please consult a branch of the Greensboro Public Library for these services.

Guests are those who seek access to Hege Library for specific approved purposes, such as specialized research.  Please note the following:  

  • Visitors and Guests are asked to sign in at the Information Desk upon arrival. Library staff will answer any questions regarding potential use of resources and services. 

  • An appointment is recommended for manuscript and rare book access and most local history and genealogical materials limited to research room hours (Tuesday - Friday, 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 5 pm.). See library.guilford.edu/archives for additional information.

  • All visitors and guests are expected to respect the nature and purpose of Hege Library, which is to further the Guilford academic community as a place for study, research, creative endeavors, and collaboration. Those who conduct themselves in a manner that impedes, disturbs, or disrupts these endeavors risk the loss of guest privileges and access to Library facilities.

  • Study and collaboration spaces within the Library are not reservable by guests and visitors, and are for the exclusive use of members of the Guilford community. Please note that the Library and the Learning & Writing Center do not provide testing or study space for the public. 

  • Computers require a campus network login available only to current Guilford students, faculty, and staff. The Library does not offer computing services for visitors or guests.

  • Electronic Resources access is limited to currently enrolled students, faculty, and staff. 

         NOTE: due to vendor licensing restrictions, we cannot extend use to alumni and emeriti faculty or other retirees of the

         College. NOTE: All residents of North Carolina have access to the resources of NC LIVE through their public libraries

         for an array of electronic resources.

  • Printing is limited to those with a Guilford College ID and Network Account. Visitors and guests do not have a campus printing option. NOTE: the library does not have a fax machine and general public printing/copying services are not available. 

  • Temporary wifi is available to those who bring their own devices and complete the online wifi user registration process.

  • Photocopiers are available for guests conducting research if they are not already in use by Guilford students or faculty members. All copiers are operated by card swipe and those without a Guilford ID pay cash at the main desk ($0.10 per page). Visitors and guests doing extensive copying will be expected to step aside to allow access to Guilford students, faculty, or staff.

  • Private tutors working with current Guilford College students must be accompanied by their Guilford student at all times while in the Library, and may not use the building as a meeting space to work with outside clients. 

  • Guests may use materials within the library. Borrowing privileges for the print book collection are available for members of TALA. Note: All residents of North Carolina have access to the resources of NC LIVE through their public libraries for array of electronic resources.

  • Interlibrary Loan service is available only to current Guilford students, faculty, and staff.