Library General Information

Brandel Library at North Park University

Library Hours and Location

The library is open to serve the University's students, faculty, and staff seven days a week. Get important information regarding regular hours of operation and special extended or shortened hours during finals or holidays.
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Contact Information

The library is staffed with full and part-time staff that are available to assist you in your research process. A full list of the staff and their contact information is available.
Books on the shelf at Brandel Library

Borrowing Policies

The library contains a large number of resources available to students, faculty, staff, eligible guests. Learn about our borrowing policies and find out if you're eligible to take advantage of these resources.
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Help for Online Students

Online students can utilize library resources like online articles in our databases and online journals, ask a reference librarian for help, and learn how to search an online catalog for items that are available near you.
Girl studying in chair at Brandel Library

Facilities and Equipment

The library offers a variety of facilities and equipment for students, faculty, and staff—from lockers to study carrels to meeting rooms.
Boys studying at the table in the Library

Copyright Guide

Copyright laws are complex; learn how to apply copyright law to teaching and learning activities at the University.
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Partner Libraries

As a part of the I-SHARE program, we're proud to partner with 76 other libraries around Illinois. Find out which libraries are included in the program and how to access their shared materials.
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Writing Center

The Writing Center is not technically part of the library, but it is housed in the library on the second floor next to the computer lab. Check their site for hours and information about their services.