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Olin Library Day Locker, Lockable Bookshelf and Assigned Study Policy

Olin Library provides material storage and study spaces throughout the building for Danforth faculty and students to use.

Day Lockers for one-day use are available to students and faculty on Levels B, A, 2 and 3 near the copier machines. Keys are available at the Check-Out Desk. Day Lockers may not be reserved.

Lockable Bookshelves are available to Danforth faculty and graduate students for a period of one year on a first-come, first-served basis. Lockable bookshelves are located on Levels B, A, 2 and 3. Keys are available at the Check-Out Desk. Renewals can be arranged on a space-available basis.

Group study rooms available for Danforth faculty and graduate students are on Levels B, A, 2, and 3. Faculty rooms and Graduate study rooms utilize a card swipe lock and require a Washington University faculty or student ID card. Undergraduate quiet study rooms are not locked.

Danforth faculty needing space for longer research projects may request one of the assigned faculty studies on Levels B and A. These will be assigned for a period of one year on a first-come, first-served basis. Renewals can be arranged on a space-available basis.

If demand for lockable bookshelves or faculty studies exceeds supply, a waiting list will be maintained. Renewals may be denied to those people who use their assigned space infrequently.

All library material kept in a day locker, lockable bookshelf, or study must be checked out to the person assigned to the space. Library staff will periodically inspect day lockers, lockable bookshelves and studies. Any library material not checked out will be removed and returned to the stacks.

Food or drinks may not be kept in day lockers, lockable bookshelves, or studies.

Trash cans must be placed outside faculty studies to be emptied by the cleaning staff.

Day lockers, lockable bookshelves, and studies were not built to secure personal property and are susceptible to theft. Electronic equipment is particularly vulnerable. For this reason, please do not leave valuables in these spaces.