Maryville College has moved to distance learning for the rest of Spring Semester 2020. While Lamar Memorial Library physical spaces are closed, the librarians are available to answer questions and help you find information sources. Contact us by phone, chat, email, or Zoom. The majority of the library’s resources are available through the internet at the library’s advanced search interface MC Quest.
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Research & Archives Assistance
Librarians are here to help you find information sources and plan information literacy/library instruction via phone, chat, email, or Zoom appointment during the following hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday - Closed
Sunday - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
For assistance from the Maryville College Archives, you can contact the Archivist at the phone or email below (note - email is preferred):
The Lamar Memorial Library provides you with a rich array of online information resources, including ebooks, e-encyclopedias and dictionaries, journal articles, and streaming media (video and music). Please search MC Quest to locate online items.
Other online resources that are frequently used are listed below:
A to Z Database List - Contains a complete listing of all library database available for your research.
Films on Demand- a digital video streaming service which offers access to educational videos from a variety of producers including A&E, PBS, the BBC, National Geographic, HBO Documentary Films, Bill Moyers, Films for the Humanities & Sciences, and more
Full Text Finder - lists all electronic journals and ebooks cited in electronic databases subscribed to by Mack Library in addition to our print titles. Periodical titles and ebooks may be searched alphabetically by title or by subject.
When accessing electronic information resources from off campus, you will be prompted to authenticate using your Maryville College email address and password. Information about off-campus access can be found here.
Reserves & Course Readings
For course and reserve readings, please contact your course instructor for guidance.
Interlibrary loan service for physical books and media has been suspended at this time. However, we will continue to process your requests for journal articles and book chapters pending availability of electronic versions from lending libraries. Please use ILL request links from within our online databases or the Journal Article Request Form.
Please contact the Interlibrary Loan Department if you currently have interlibrary loan materials. The email address is below. You can return interlibrary loan books to the book drop on the front porch of Thaw Hall or mail it to:
Lamar Memorial Library
502 East Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN 37804.