Murray Library is open to all visitors to campus. All guests are expected to follow CDC guidelines regarding social distancing, as well as any other campus-specific signage.
Cafe Diem is closed for the summer.
The safety and health of library users and staff is our priority. Furniture has been reconfigured to comply with health guidelines. Plexiglass barriers have been installed at the Circulation Desk area. Sanitizing stations are available by each public printer and throughout the library for self-sanitizing of surfaces and equipment.
Masks are no longer required in the library, regardless of vaccination status. All guests are expected to follow CDC guidelines regarding social distancing, as well as any other campus-specific signage.
All returned library materials should be placed in the outside book drop (to the right of the main front entrance) or at the Circulation Desk. The book-drop is always available even when the library is closed. All browsed library materials should be placed on the designated carts throughout the library and should not be re-shelved. The address to use if you want to mail items back is:
One University Avenue
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
ATTN: Circulation Dept.
A wealth of online resources, including e-books, full-text journals and streaming audio and video are available; online chat for research assistance is available; and delivery of physical items to a remote undergrad or grad student is available.
Yes. A limited number of public computer stations are available. Ask for a guest login at the circulation desk. Unfortunately, printing is not available for guests.
Yes, interlibrary loan is available. This is a free service for students, employees, and Friends to obtain materials not owned by Messiah University. Learn more
Please review the copyright policies and procedures at the link below.
Primo is the new library catalog. Primo also allows a user to simultaneously search databases, journal articles, newspapers, streaming videos, and streaming audio. You can choose to limit your search to the physical library collections. Search here
Due to staffing limitations, the Archives are closed to researchers during the summer months (June-August). We will resume normal hours at the start of the fall semester. Limited remote research assistance is available by contacting email@example.com.
In Primo, there is a Sign In in the top right corner. For Messiah users (students, educators, staff), click Patron Login and use your Messiah login information. Community users (alumni, Friends, etc.), click the Library Staff Login and use the login credentials provided to you by the Circulation Desk staff. Email CirculationDesk@messiah.edu with questions. For full access to the library’s e-resources, Messiah users should sign into their library account.