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Mahoney Library

Saint Elizabeth University
2 Convent Road
Morristown, NJ 07960
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Main Desk: (973) 290-4237

Library Hours:

Mon-Fri 8am to 12am
Sat, Sun 2pm to 12am

Library services will be unavailable/closed:
Monday, Oct. 9; Wednesday, Nov. 22 through Sunday, Nov. 26; and Dec. 18th, 2023 through January 2, 2024


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To borrow materials, all students, faculty, and staff need to be entered into the library management system. Simply stop by the Circulation desk and give your information for staff to put into the system.

Borrowing Limits by Patron Type

Adjunct Faculty limit: 15 items/1 renewal
Faculty & Staff limit: 20 items/2 renewals
Student limit: 15 items/1 renewal

Borrowing may be restricted, however, if library materials are not returned in a timely manner. All items circulate except library laptops, periodicals, and reference books.


Borrowing Periods

Books – 28 days
Library Laptops – 2 hours
Reserves – 2 hours or Overnight
Interlibrary Loan – specified by lending library

Library items that do circulate are to be returned at the Circulation desk or to the drop box in front of the library on or before the specified due date. Items such as reserves and laptops are to be returned to the Circulation desk ONLY.



Items may be renewed, either in person or online through the Online Catalog. Please contact the library at (973) 290-4237 to find out how.



The library does not collect fines for borrowed materials outside of Reserves, Laptops, and Interlibrary Loans. However, patrons will not be able to check out more materials if they have overdue items.

Reserves: $1.00 per day
Library Laptops: $1.00 per 10 minutes
Interlibrary Loans: $1.00 per day (applies to students, staff, and faculty)

A replacement and processing fee is charged to replace all lost or misplaced items.



Under NJ State Law, library patron circulation and registration records are confidential.


Course Reserves

Faculty Reserve Request
Faculty may designate library-owned materials (except for Reference or periodicals) or personal copies to be placed on reserve at the library's Circulation Desk. Such items are intended for specific classes and may be checked out for a period of time determined by the faculty member. Reserve requests should be submitted prior to the start of each semester.



A photocopier/scanner is available in Mahoney Library's Reference section along with a separate scanner. Photocopies are black and white and cost $0.10 per page. Scans are free.