2. Scholars must be currently engaged in a specific research project which the strengths of our collection can support.
3. The Director of the Center for Hellenic Studies reserves the right to refuse access to any scholar on the basis of the above criteria and adherence to the policies below.
4. Anyone wishing to use the CHS library must attend an in-person orientation to the policies of the library. These orientations are required every year and when any new policy goes into effect.
Requesting Visitor Privileges:
1. All visitors must fill out the online form identifying themselves and describing their project. This form will be kept on file at the Center.
2. We will respond promptly informing you of our response to your request to use the library. Once we have received your signed agreement and approved your project proposal, you may sign up for an orientation. Only after you have completed your orientation, will you be able to schedule an appointment to use the library.
3. Only authorized visitors may enter the library. All other guests (e.g., research assistants) must be approved in advance by library staff. Children and pets are not allowed in the library.
4. Continuing visitors must renew their applications each September and March and attend a yearly orientation and when any new policy goes into effect. When renewing your application, your project proposal should reflect the work completed and the remaining work to be done.
5. Visitors must make an appointment for each visit. Visits are limited to 3-hour slots once a week. Appointments must be made at least a week in advance.
The library building is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Visitors may not access the main building outside of these hours for any reason other than a CHS- sponsored academic event.
Visitor appointments may be scheduled for Mondays through Fridays, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m.
While at the CHS:
1. The Center's library is a non-circulating collection. Books may not be removed from the library.
2. Visitors must log in and out of the main building every time they visit.
3. Visitors may bring only notebooks and laptops into the library, leaving all book bags, cases, coats, and jackets in designated areas.
4. Visitors must limit their activities at the Center to research directly involving the library collections and to research related to their stated project. A collegial, scholarly atmosphere must be maintained in the library at all times.