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Graduate & Faculty Study Carrels

There are three types of carrels:

Open 

  • There are 127 total
  • Features a locker, desk and shelf space for books

Closed

  • There are 23 total
  • Features an enclosed office, desk and shelf space for books

Brown Fine Arts

  • There are 23 total
  • Features a desk and shelf space for books

Advantages of a Carrel:

  • Personal study space in the library to conduct heavy research
  • Books checked out to your carrel receive a loan period of one semester
  • Recalled carrel books will be pulled from your carrel by library staff

Carrels are assigned based on availability

Policies

  • MATERIALS NOT CHECKED OUT TO CARREL WILL  BE REMOVED BY LIBRARY STAFF.
  • Carrels are reserved on a semester basis. (Summers are considered their own semester)
  • Carrel key tags are the responsibility of the carrel occupant for the semester.
  • The carrel key should be returned immediately after the carrel is vacated.
  • The replacement cost for a lost key is $10. The amount due will be payable at the circulation desk.
  • Books charged to your carrel account may not leave Fondren Library.
  • Items checked out to your personal account need to be secured within your carrel locker.
  • When not in use, carrels are to remain locked at all times.
  • Fondren Library assumes no responsibility for personal items left within carrels.