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Max Chambers Library - Normal Operations

The Chambers Library has returned to normal operations with all in-person services resumed.

Masks & Social Distancing:

MASKS ARE RECOMMENDED in indoor public spaces for vaccinated and unvaccinated people - CDC guidance for COVID-19.

Checking Out Materials:

The book stacks are open and available for browsing. Materials can be pulled for checkout at the Information desk. All materials and equipment are available for checkout at the Information Desk.

Returning Items:

All materials may be returned inside the Library at the Information desk. The book drop may still be used to return all items except laptops. Items are no longer quarantined before they are checked in.

Reserve Materials:

Course reserves, textbooks, DVDs, equipment, etc. are available at the Information Desk for checkout. Library staff will no longer scan Course and Textbook Reserves.

Interlibrary Loan:

As more libraries around the country begin to reopen, materials the Library doesn't own will become easier to borrow. Library staff will no longer scan print items for e-delivery. Learn more about Interlibrary Loan at UCO.

Innovation Studio:

The Innovation Studio is open to walk-in visitors with no user limits. All equipment is available for checkout and appointments may be made to use the recording studio and VR headsets.

Research & Learning Services:

In-person and virtual consultations are available. Schedule a Librarian Appointment

Study Rooms:

The reservation system for the study rooms is available. Reservations can be made online.

Study Spaces:

All floors are open for use.


Each semester, students will receive $5 in free prints and will need to deposit money on their Papercut account for further printing.

You can add credits for printing via credit card to your Papercut account or use cash, check, or card (MasterCard and Visa) to purchase prints at the Information desk. Prices for printing are 5¢ per black & white page and 50¢ per color page.