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Welcome, 1Ls!: COVID & Library Safety

Library Information for New COL Students

COVID & Library Safety

  • Everyone using the Law Library is expected to follow the guidelines specified in the Healthy Vandal Pledge. These include:
    • Wearing face coverings
    • Practicing social distancing
  • Please do not move library furniture, particularly the chairs. They have been deliberately arranged to accommodate University of Idaho's social distancing guidelines.
  • Please observe occupancy limits posted on room doors. 
  • Please observe the arrows in the library space indicating flow of foot traffic. 
  •  If you use a space that has a reversible "Clean/Dirty" sign, please flip it to "Dirty" when you leave so it can be sanitized by our diligent Facilities personnel.
  • Please use the Sanitation Station supplies as appropriate.
  • Please use the library's hand sanitizer as appropriate.
  • If you are sick, stay home

Librarian

COVID & Circulation Policies

The potential for SARS-CoV-2 (the virus which causes COVID-19) to survive on print and other library materials has necessitated changes in circulation policies. Namely:

  • Materials returned to Circulation will be quarantined for 5 days before being made available for further check-out.
  • Unfortunately, this includes reserve items. Accordingly, their loan period has been extended from 3 hours to 1 day.

To protect the health of library personnel (which includes law students, full-time staff, and teaching faculty):

  • Moscow Circulation Desk will only be open Monday-Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM.
  • Please remain behind all barriers when interacting with personnel at Circulation.
  • We will wear masks when interacting with you and expect the courtesy to be returned.