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Snowden COVID-19: Home


The most current information regarding Snowden Library services during COVID-19 can be found on this page.

Please check back here for updates as we monitor and respond to the changing situation.

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Hours and Access

For the health, safety and well-being of our students, faculty and staff, Snowden Library is temporarily closing the building effective Friday, March 20 at 4:30p.m. until further notice. 

We continue to offer access to electronic resources and offer research help services as our staff works remotely. 

Dean Meyer and her team from the ARC/MATH Center are working remotely. ITS is present in the building. Contact them via phone/email. 

If you have library needs, contact Dean Flanagan to make arrangements. Phone: 570-321-4082. Email:


Services Still Available:

  • Electronic materials through Snowden's databases
  • Research help via phone (570-321-4086) Monday through Friday 8am to 4pm Eastern Daylight Time or email (
  • Interlibrary Loan - article and book chapter requests only

Not Available:

  • E-Z Borrow
  • Interlibrary Loan for books
  • Snowden's physical collections (print books and journals)


Return of library materials:

  • Students, Faculty, and Staff are permitted to keep all library materials until the end of the semester.
  • We have temporarily suspended returns and fines for overdue materials. (Bear with us as we disable overdue notifications).
  • We will keep you informed when we determine the best method to return library materials.
  • If you are on-campus and want to return materials, you may do so by placing them in the book drop boxes outside of the library building. 

Contact Info

Research Help:

Interlibrary Loan:

Database Access Issues/Problems: