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Libraries: Coronavirus Response: Home

The University Libraries is now fully online

Your Librarian is ready to support you (email, Zoom, or phone) with research help and getting access to the resources you need.

Additional Support and online resources (e.g., digital learning support, ebooks, online articles).

Email circadmin@georgefox.edu to make arrangements to get the physical items you need!

Murdock Library (Newberg): Closed

  • 24/7 Space is open to university faculty and staff via card access. No student access.

Portland Center Library (Tigard): Closed

  • Portland Center is open to university faculty and staff via card access. No student access.

General

A germicide cleaning product and paper towels are available in the space to clean the area where you choose to work.

Graduating? Here is how to return your books!

To return checked out library materials you can either:

  • Place them in the 24/7 book drop at either the Newberg or Portland campus library
  • Mail them to:

George Fox University
Murdock Library
416 N. Meridian Street
Newberg, OR 97132

If you need help paying for shipping, please contact us by May 15 to receive a prepaid mailing label. Email your name, address (including zip code), and the total weight of your packaged books to circadmin@georgefox.edu. We will send you a prepaid mailing label by email.  

Not graduating yet? Here is how to return your books!
Non-graduating students can either:

  • Place them in the 24/7 book drop at either the Newberg or Portland campus library
  • Contact circadmin@georgefox.edu to have your due dates extended until September 1, 2020
Summit items are not available at this time. However, we are still ordering electronic ILL articles. If you are unable to find an electronic resources that works with you, contact researchhelp@georgefox.edu for assistance.
Reach out to the librarians at George Fox at researchhelp@georgefox.edu. They will work with you to determine the best alternative option (digitize a chapter, obtain an e-book copy of the book, or find an alternative e-book).

Online Access to Library Resources

Yes, you can still access electronic resources. In the event an electronic resource is not available, reach out to the librarians at George Fox at researchhelp@georgefox.edu. They will work with you to determine the best alternative option (digitize a chapter, obtain an e-book copy of the book, or find an alternative ebook).
Always access databases through the library website. Entering your MyGeorgeFox credentials when prompted will validate you as a George Fox University student. If you are denied access, please contact the library at researchhelp@georgefox.edu.

If you often do your research from off-campus, we recommend you install the proxy bookmarklet on your browser’s bookmarks toolbar. The bookmarklet lets you log into the off-campus proxy service without having to always start from the Libraries website.

Research Help

Librarians with expertise in specific areas are available to help you remotely through:
email: researchhelp@georgefox.edu, and
Zoom video conference appointments

Librarians can help you with forming search strategies, finding specific types of information, and locating sources on your topic that are available online through the library.
By email: Every day from 8:00 am - 9:00 pm. Email your question to researchhelp@georgefox.edu or to the librarian for your subject area.
By Zoom video conference: Monday through Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, by appointment only.

Archives

Many archival materials have been digitized and are available online. For access to non-digitized materials, the Archives are available via virtual appointments.

Faculty Services

Yes! Here is a guide for how to use Zoom Web Conferencing . For Zoom account questions please contact: the Service Desk at servicedesk@georgefox.edu. For help using Zoom please contact: Gloria Doherty at gdoherty@georgefox.edu.
Yes! Please contact the librarian scheduled for library instruction via email to discuss how you would like to move forward. The librarians are committed to working with you to find a way to deliver content to your students. They can meet with your students synchronously via Zoom video conference, prepare an asynchronous option such as a short tutorial video, or work with you to come up with another option.
Yes! Librarians will be happy to help you do this. Please reach out to the librarian for your subject area via email, or you may find the library ebooks or articles helpful.

Library Student Workers

If remote work is unavailable, please refer to the University’s FAQ on work-study positions. There may be alternative positions available on campus.

Help

University Resources

Today's Libraries Hours

Access the New York Times at Home for Free

Current George Fox University staff, faculty, and students are eligible to activate access to NYTimes.com:

  1. Visit (and bookmark) NY Times grouppass
  2. Create an NYTimes.com account using your George Fox University email address
  3. Happy reading!

Got Questions?

General:
library@georgefox.edu
 503-554-2410

Fines & Renewals: 
circadmin@georgefox.edu

Online Library Resources:
researchhelp@georgefox.edu

Research Help & Faculty Questions:
researchhelp@georgefox.edu
Librarian for your subject area 

Archives:
archives@georgefox.edu

Digital Learning
digitallearning@georgefox.edu

Library Student Employees:
  Contact your supervisor