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Duggan Library

Library Facilities and Use Policies

Library Locations

Floor maps of the Duggan Library

Food and Drink

Snacks and drinks in covered containers are permitted. Vending machines are available in the library lobby.

Conduct Policy

The Duggan Library exists primarily as a place of research and study. Disruptive behavior that compromises this purpose may result in a loss of library privileges.


If you need assistance retrieving materials, please see a member of the library staff.

Library Computing Facilities


Printer/copiers are available on the first floor and in the computer lab and require a Hanover College ID for use. If you do not have a Hanover College ID card, please see a library staff member at the Circulation Desk.

Internet Access

Wifi is available throughout the building. Third floor study carrels and desks are equipped with network ports.

Computer Classroom/Laboratory

The computer laboratory is a general-use computing facility managed by Academic Computing and is open 24 hours a day when classes are in session. The library reserves the right to schedule the lab for library instruction sessions for a maximum of 3 hours per day. Lab schedules and closing notices will be posted at the lab. Questions, comments, or concerns about the computer lab should be directed to Academic Computing at ac@hanover.edu.

Library Computer Workstations

Computer workstations for research and library resource access are available on the first floor of the library. Authorized users are expected to comply with the campus computer and network use policy.

Individual and Group Study Facilities

Study Carrels

Individual study carrels are located throughout all three floors of the library and are for the use of any user of the library on a first-come, first-serve basis. Carrels on the third floor are wired with data ports for laptop use.

Group Study Rooms

Group study rooms are also available on a first-come first-serve basis. Priority for third-floor rooms will be given to groups of three or more users. Priority for the first-floor and second-floor conference rooms will be given to faculty who need to meet with students, scheduled tutoring sessions, and group study consisting of three or more users, in that order. Individuals may use the conference rooms if they are not in use for group study but will be asked to vacate to accommodate the above stated priorities.

Audiovisual Equipment Carrels

DVD and VHS players (with televisions), and CD, cassette, and record players are available for use on the first floor. Carrel keys may be signed out from the Circulation Desk and should be returned there before leaving the building. There is a two-hour time limit for the use of the A/V carrels and users will be responsible for the cost of a lost key replacement ($25).

Senior Thesis Carrels

The six enclosed carrels located on the second floor by the Archives have been designated for full term use to students who are enrolled in and working on a senior thesis. Two students will be assigned to one carrel for the term and may keep their materials locked in these rooms. A key may be signed out from the Circulation Desk by the assigned students only and must be returned there before leaving the building. Lost keys will be subject to a $25 replacement fee. Students are responsible for making sure their carrel door is locked upon leaving; the library will not be responsible for lost materials or personal items. Please note other conditions: furniture cannot be added or removed in these carrels; the use of tobacco is prohibited in the Duggan Library; and library materials that are not properly checked out may be removed from carrels and returned to the circulating collection. Food appliances (coffeepot, etc.) are prohibited. Noncompliance with these conditions may result in the loss of carrel privileges.

To request a Senior Thesis Carrel for the term please contact Kelly Joyce, Library Director at x 7160 or via email at joyce@hanover.edu. Since space is limited, requests will be considered on a first-come, first-serve basis at the beginning of each term and notification will be made after Drop/Add week.