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As of July 1, 2020, the Max Chambers Library is open with the 1st and 2nd floors available. Masks and social distancing are required while on campus. to ensure the safety of our students and staff. For more information on these measures visit ourCOVID-19 Response page.

COVID-19 Response

The Max Chambers Library response to COVID-19

Quickly evolving conditions may require changes to this policy with little or no advanced notice. This page will be updated as the situation changes. Thank you for your cooperation!

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COVID-19 Response

As of July 1, 2020, the Max Chambers Library 1st and 2nd floors are open. Most services will still only be offered virtually during UCO's response to COVID-19. UCO students, faculty, and staff will be able to access computers and the internet. Unfortunately, we will not be able to offer computer access to members of the public. The Edmond Public Library, located at 10 S. Blvd, is now open.

  • Masks and social distancing are required while on campus. Social distancing is a minimum of 6 feet.
  • Enter via South entrance only.
  • ONLY 1st & 2nd FLOORS ARE OPEN.  Floors 3 & 4 are CLOSED.  Library staff will retrieve materials upon request - Request material directions.
  • Returning Items: Please return Chambers Library books and multimedia to the outside drop box West of the Library building. Do not put Library laptops in the drop box.
    • Notice: To help ensure the safety of our customers and staff, returned items are quarantined before check-in. You will not be charged late fees for the quarantine period.
      • 3 day check-in delay for books
      • 7 day check-in delay for other items
  • The Innovation Studio is only available by appointment for one person at a time - Schedule an appointment.
  • If you need to collaborate with other students, please do so virtually - List of collaboration resources.

Hours of Operations: June 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020



Innovation Studio


Virtual Chat

Monday - Friday

8 am - 6 pm

Monday-Friday by appointment only

Schedule an appointment

8 am - 5 pm

8 am - 10 pm


10 am - 5 pm


10 am - 5 pm


Noon - 6 pm


Noon - 10 pm


Library Services during COVID-19

  • Reserves Scanning (Use ILL Form to request scans): Scanning Policy
  • Interlibrary Loan: ILL Login (We are attempting to fill requests for physical and electronic materials where the lending library is open. You will be notified if your request can not be filled. You may also use this form to request a physical item the Library owns to be scanned, if you are not able to come to campus. These measure will be in place until at least July 31, 2020. Thank you for your patience!)
    • To access the ILL system you will need to register at by clicking on “First Time Users Info and Registration” or log in if you are already have an account. Your UCO credentials will not work with this system. You can also access the ILL login screen from the Library’s website by selecting "Interlibrary Loan Login'' under Services.
    • To request an item be scanned, login and select “E-deliver library-owned articles” under Library Express on the left menu. You can use this form to request both book chapters and periodicals owned by the Library. Complete the form and submit. We will email you a link to your item when it is ready.
  • Virtual Research Consultations: Schedule an appointment
  • Research Guides: Subject Guides
  • Tutorials: The Research Process
  • Databases: 311 Databases
  • Thesis Submissions: New Thesis Submission Guidelines during COVID-19
  • Check out a laptop from the library: View availability
  • UCO Office of Information Technology Emergency Technology Equipment Loan Program: Request Equipment

Students who choose to come to the library are advised to practice social distancing by remaining at least six feet apart from others.

The University's custodial partners will be cleaning and sanitizing.

For more information about the University of Central Oklahoma's response, visit the UCO COVID-19 website.