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Circulation is one of the primary service points at St. John’s University Libraries. Circulation staff will answer questions related to user accounts, check out and renew items, trace missing items, retrieve items from closed stacks, and handle problems with printers. 

Interlibrary Loan
ILL provides access to materials not available at St. John's, such as books and articles.

Quiet Study and Group Study
Find out more about quiet study and group study rooms.

Reference is the service by which librarians assist students and faculty members in locating the information they need. Reference questions may be asked in-person at the reference desk, electronically through the "Ask Us!" service, or by appointment.

Research Instruction
SJU Libraries provide various forms of research instruction, including drop-in workshops, online tutorials and class visits.

Materials are placed on reserve for your professor, and may include reading or audiovisuals. Reserves may be either in print (available only in the library) or electronic (accessible online).