The library at Nazareth College allows the public in-library use of most collections and services. If you wish to borrow materials, you may be eligible based on your status (see options below).
Visitors to the college who wish to use the computers in the library must sign in at the main Circulation Desk and show current, valid picture ID. Visitors are limited to four usages per semester.
Database usage is restricted to faculty, staff, and current students. You may be able to find free, alternative sites that are available to the public or through your public library.
Interlibrary Loan is only available to faculty, staff, and current students. You may be able to use the services through your school or public library.
Online Search Requests
Librarian-mediated online searches are available. Please see a reference librarian for more information.
Community Resident Card
If you are a community member over the age of 18 who wishes to be able to borrow materials from the library, you can sign up for the Community Resident Card at the Main Circulation desk. There is a ten dollar fee associated with the card and it is valid for one year. Media items, including our Nazflix collection, do not circulate to Community Residents. The Computer Usage rules above explain the limited access to our computers for all visitors, including Community Residents.
If you wish to borrow materials, you will need to bring your current St. John Fisher or Empire State student ID card to the Main Circulation Desk first and receive a barcode. Media items, including our Nazflix collection, do not circulate to the non-Nazareth community.
St. John Fisher Staff are eligible to borrow up to 4 multimedia items at one time, in addition to 15 books.
Welcome back! If you have received a degree from Nazareth, you qualify for alumni privileges. After getting your Alumni ID card from Campus Safety, come to the library to get a barcode from the circulation desk. Please note that Media items, including our Nazflix collection, only circulate to our current students and staff.
Alumni have access to our databases on-campus only, and are not restricted to the five usages per semester.