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Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library

Covid Recovery Phase 3

Updated September 23, 2021

At this time the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library (MSPAL) has resumed mostly normal operations.

  • MSPAL is open to everyone (faculty, staff, students, public)
  • Members of the University of Maryland community are required to follow UMD's Covid-19 vaccination guidelines
  • Members of the general public will be able to access the Libraries’ facilities
  • Physical access to the stacks is permitted
  • Masks are required in the library at all times
  • The MSPAL Seminar Room may be reserved by university community members
  • Guests may receive temporary Internet access accounts
  • Special collections in MSPAL resume regular walk-in hours and appointments for the university community and the public
  • Physical and electronic reserves requests may be placed as usual
  • Purchase requests may be made but as of August 2 we are awaiting the go-ahead to begin ordering. When we do resume ordering, priority will be given to course reserves requests
  • New community borrower applications are now being accepted
  • Curbside pickup at McKeldin Library has ended. You may now request materials to be picked up at any branch library on campus, including MSPAL
  • For more information about the current state of operations at campus libraries, see the UMD Libraries' recovery page