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KCAD Library - COVID-19 Update

Updated information on library access and modified services

KCAD Campus & Library Closure

The KCAD campus and KCAD Library will be closed November 26, 2020 - January 3, 2021.

Library services are still available! online. Please visit our Remote Access & Services page for  contact and services information.

 

This page will be updated as we get closer to when we re-open January 4, 2021.

KCAD Library COVID-19 Response

Given the fluid nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, library access and services have been modified and will continue to shift as needed. We ask for your patience and understanding as we move forward. In the sections listed on the left, you will find updated information about accessing the library and services. As we move through the Fall 2020 semester, this site will be updated with any changes. Please bookmark for future reference.

Please know we are here to assist you and feel free to contact us at anytime.

Elise J. Bohn
EliseBohn@ferris.edu
616-259-1123 
Make an appointment 

Benjamin Boss
BenBoss@ferris.edu
616-259-1126 
Make an appointment 

Library Materials & COVID-19

Please Note: 

Due to the nature COVID-19 and the length of time it can survive on physical surfaces (REALM Project), materials that have been handled must be quarantined for a period of time.

ALL MATERIALS:

  • Used in library
  • Borrowed & returned
  • Received from other libraries - MeLCat & ILLiad

This safety measure will result in minor delays, so your patience is appreciated. You will be emailed when your materials (holds and requests) are ready for pick-up.

Online Library Resources

You have off-campus access to a rich collection of online resources. Your gateway to those resources is through the KCAD Library website and/or the FLITE website. When prompted, login with your MyFSU and password.

These resources include:

  • eBooks
  • eBook chapters
  • Reference resouces
  • Journal, magazine & newspaper resources
  • Streaming video
  • Images and more!

TIP: When using SmartSearch, remember to login on your search result page. This will allow you to easily access resources in your result list.

Library Hours & Protocol

Library Hours - Fall 2020
Monday - Thursday - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday - 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday & Sunday - CLOSED

To access and use the library, patrons are required to:

  • Wear face coverings
  • Practice social distancing
  • Practice hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette
  • No food will be allowed inside the library at this time - Containers & bottles with tops will be allowed, as drinking fountains will not be available