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Library Orientation for Faculty: Welcome


Welcome to Mount St. Mary’s University and the Hugh J. Phillips Library.

Our faculty librarians and staff are eager to develop opportunities for you and your students to utilize all the resources and services of the Phillips Library.

We can assist you by:

  • developing supportive library collections, 
  • managing course reserves, 
  • providing course related library instruction sessions and 
  • assisting with your research needs. 

Don't hesitate to ask for help through email, chat service or old fashioned face to face engagement. 

Your Mount ID Card

Your Mount ID Card is your Library Card. You can get your Mount ID Card at the Mount Card Office.

Once you have your Mount ID Card, get in touch with  Charles F.Gallagher,  at the Main Service Desk so that she can add you to the library users database.

Library Information

Regular Hours:

Monday-Thursday 7:30am-2:00am

Friday 7:30am-10:00pm  

Saturday 9am-9pm  

Sunday 10 am-2:00am 


  • Your Mount ID card has your library account number on the back side.
  • Faculty loans are for the entire semester and can be renewed twice. .
  • If you find an item in WorldCat Discovery that we do not own, you have to option to request it by scrolling down to thie button "Request this item".
  • If you don't find the book or journal article you need in the Library Catalog, we will get it for you free through Interlibrary Loan
  • You may check out up to 250 books per semester.
  • There are no fines for late books but students who do not return books will be fined the entire cost of the book.
  • The library's Discovery page is where all of our information sources are gathered.


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