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Monday-Thursday8 am - 12 pmFriday8 am - 6 pm Saturday1 pm - 5 pmSunday1 pm - 11 pm
24-Hour SpaceThe 1st Floor Lobby of the Library is a 24-Hour Space. To enter the building after hours or to remain in the building at closing, you must have a current Capital University or Trinity Lutheran ID with you.
Librarians can help you get a start on your assignment, get past a mental roadblock with your research, or give you a tour and overview of helpful library services. Stop by the Reference Desk to ask a question or for more in-depth assistance, schedule a Research Consultation.
Reference Desk Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 10 am - 8 pm, Friday: 10 am - 4 pm, and Sunday 4 pm - 8 pm
Students may request a personal research appointment that fits their busy schedule. Complete the Research Consultation Request form and a Librarian will contact you within three business days to schedule a consultation.
Group Study Rooms 113, 114, and 209 are available during normal library hours on a first-come, first-served basis. Group Study Rooms 211 and 212 can be reserved online, 24 hours in advance. View the complete guidelines and descriptions or reserve a group study room here.
Students may use this form to request titles to be added to the Blackmore Library collection.
Please use this form to send a request to our InterLibrary Loan Department. Please direct any questions to the ILL Department.
All current Main Campus faculty, staff, and students can receive free, digital access to the New York Times. Follow the instructions on our page to learn how to claim your free pass!
Our streaming web tutorials are a great place to learn about the Library's resources or get help with your research, from search strategies to database searching.
Reserve items can be checked out at the Circulation Desk and they are available for a limited period of time.
Receive one punch when you check out a book or ask a reference question. You may earn only one punch per visit.
After receiving 12 punches, fill in your name and email on the back of the Frequent User Card. Return the completed card to a Reference Librarian and receive a free tumbler or tote bag! You will also be entered into a raffle for a gift card at the end of the semester.
Orders Request Faculty members may use this form to request titles to be added to the Blackmore Library collection.
Reserves Request Items placed on Reserve must come from an original source and not a reproduction. Please select an item to place on course reserve:
For more information see our Reserves Policy.Questions about Fair Use? See the Fair Use Checklist (PDF).
Instruction Request Faculty members may use this form to request a Librarian for their class. Reserve instruction sessions early to get your preferred date. Please try to give us at least two weeks notice and have an alternate date in mind in case your first choice is unavailable.
ILL Request Please use this form to send a request to our InterLibrary Loan Department. Please direct any questions to the ILL Department.
Mission and Vision Statements View the mission, vision, and objectives of the Blackmore Library.
Borrowing Policies View the Library's circulation policies and frequently asked questions.
Library StaffView contact and liaison information.
Library Floor Plan View the locations of different services and materials within the building.
Archives and Lenski Policy Access policy for use of the Archives and Lenski Collections.