Faculty and Staff
Overdue notices are a courtesy; check Your Library Account for updated information on fines, holds, and overdue items. Please notify the library of account errors. Accounts must be in good standing for students to receive grades and register for additional classes.
* Beginning August 27th the library will no longer provide headphones to be checked out for general use. Earbuds can be purchased for $1.00 at the front Help Desk. Note: Students, faculty, and staff may checkout a headset (headphones w/microphone) if needed for a specific project.
Students, faculty, and staff can request books or copies of articles not available in the library. Forms may be found online at http://www.limestone.edu/library-forms/library-loan-form.
Computers are for all patrons, however Limestone College students have preference. Most of the library's collections are accessible online. Viewing inappropriate material from the Internet will result in being asked to leave; repeated offenders will be banned from the library.
Computer Use Policy
The mission of the AJ Eastwood Library is to serve as the primary intellectual resource of the college by supporting the college's curriculum and providing resource material. While public users are welcome to use the computers and facilities, the college community has priority over public patrons. All computer users are expected to comply with the following:
Failure to follow the above guidelines may result in denial of computer access. During the the last 3 weeks of the fall and spring semesters, only Limestone students, faculty and staff will be allowed access to library computers.
Wireless Access Policy
A. J. Eastwood Library provides wireless access (WIFI) for all Limestone faculty, staff, and students. Limestone students, faculty and staff are allowed to access the wireless network through an authentication process by using use their Limestone username and password to login. Wireless access points cover the Curriculum Lab (lower level), first floor, second floor, and conference room of the library. Additional wireless Internet hot spots on campus are located in the Winnie Davis building, Student and PE Centers. See Instructions for Connecting to Limestone Wireless.
Disruptive Behavior Policy
The AJ Eastwood library is open to Limestone College students, faculty and staff as well as the general public.
The AJ Eastwood Library is committed to maintaining an environment conducive to study and research. The Library expects users to conduct themselves in a manner that is respectful of other library users, staff, materials, and facilities.
The AJ Eastwood Library does not permit disruptive behavior. Examples of disruptive behavior include but are not limited to:
Failure to comply with these guidelines, when inappropriate behavior is brought to your attention, may result in our requesting that you to leave the Library premises immediately.
Library staff members will take appropriate steps to end disruptions. Depending on the nature of the disruption, more than one staff member may need to investigate a disruption.
Unattended Children Policy
Children cannot be monitored and supervised by library staff. Therefore, children under the age of 16 entering the library must be accompanied and supervised by an adult over the age of 18. Unaccompanied children under the age of 16 will be asked to leave the library. Unaccompanied children must produce identification showing they are 16 years old or over. Exception will only be made for children participating in College-sponsored activities scheduled to occur in the library. Parents, guardians, and caretakers are responsible for the conduct of their children on library premises, and must provide close supervision at all times. In cases where children are not closely supervised or library rules are broken, library staff will ask parents or caretakers to take the children out of the building.
Reserve and Copyright Policy
As a general rule, instructor or library-owned items can remain on reserve for 3-5 years. To abide by copyright guidelines, photocopied articles or chapters from books can remain on reserve for no more than one semester. If you are planning to use photocopied reserve items from semester to semester, copyright permissions must be secured.
Click here to view The Campus Guide to Copyright Compliance.
To obtain permission for photocopies: Consult The Copyright Clearance Center which has the right to grant permission and collect fees for photocopying rights for certain publications, or write directly to the publisher for permission. For smoother processing, allow plenty of lead time.
Send the request to:
At the end of the Fall Semester, the Library staff will send out emails/letters to each instructor who has items on reserve. A listing of the items the instructor has on reserve will be provided. The instructor should then notify the Library which items should be kept on reserve or removed. If there is no response from the instructor, the items will be removed from Reserve and returned to the instructor or to the Library collection as appropriate.