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Hammermill Library Hours & Services

The Hammermill Library, at 501 E 38th St
Library Hours

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Circulation & Reserve Desk Phone:
(814) 824-2234




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The Mercyhurst University Hammermill Library is at 501 East 38th St on the main campus in Erie, PA.

 Things You Should Know about the Library

  • Your Student ID works as your library card.
  • Databases provide access to thousands of online journals, newspapers, books, reports, and data sets that are not freely available on the web. When connecting to databases while off campus, you will be prompted to type in your Mercyhurst Username and Password.
  • Research help is available in-person or online. Try the email and chat boxes on this page!
  • Search the library's catalog for books, DVDs, and electronic media.
  • Connect to the wireless network by using your Mercyhurst username and password.
  • Online subject guides will help you connect to resources related to your topic.
  • Most books can be borrowed for 28 days. You can renew books through your account in the library's catalog.
  • Books can be returned at the circluation desk when the library is open or outside in the library dropbox when the library is closed. 

The Library, Floor-by-Floor

Main Level

  • Circulation Desk & Reserve Desk
  • Printers and copiers
  • Desktop PCs
  • General Study Areas
  • Reference Materials
  • L-225 classroom
  • Study rooms
  • Writing Center

Upper Level Floor 3

  • Study rooms
  • General study Areas
  • L-325 language lab (18 Desktops- Edit and View)
  • Stacks
  • Music CDs
  • Musical Scores
  • Curriculum Collection
  • Oversize Collection
  • Desktop PCs

Weber Hall & Walker Reading Room, Floor 3R

  • Desktop Pcs
  • Printer
  • General Study Areas
  • Walker reading room quiet study
  • Stacks, cont.