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Available Services at Fraser Hall Library

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Physically Available Services

The following services are available during our regular hours of operation:

Physical Collections - Updated July 27, 2021 - ALL COLLECTIONS ARE AVAILABLE!

College Archives and Special Collections

  • Genesee Valley Historical Collection
    Materials from the Genesee Valley Historical Collection are available for circulation. Users request materials using GLOCAT by clicking on the “Pick Up at Fraser” button which is located in the detailed record. Items are retrieved from Fraser 210 and made available for check-out at the Service Desk. Users will receive an automated email with the item(s) are available.

College Archives, Rare Books “X” Collection, Wadsworth, and Schmidt

Materials from these collections are in-library use only. Interested researchers should contact Liz Argentieri, Special Collections Librarian, to coordinate access to materials and use them within the Library by doing one of the following:

  • Email Liz Argentieri at
  • Visit Liz's office in Fraser 213
  • From the catalog record for the item(s) of interest, click on the “Request Access at Fraser Hall Library” button

Print Books, DVDs, and CDS

These materials are housed in Fraser 210 and Schrader Hall. Users can request these items using the “Pick Up at Fraser” button in the detailed record of GLOCAT. Access Services staff will retrieve the items and users will receive an automated email when the item(s) are available for check-out at the Service Desk. 

  • Please visit our Library Policies page for information on borrowing time, overdue fines, and item renewals.


TERC is located in Fraser Hall Library. Users can browse the collection and check-out materials at the Service Desk. TERC materials circulate for 30 days. Visit our Library Policies page for additional information.


  • If a user cannot see the buttons in GLOCAT, the user may need to login to GLOCAT.
  • If users have any questions about which materials they requested, they can sign into their GLOCAT account and see their list of requests (see image below):
    GLOCAT Login area
Please view our Library Collection Development Policy for information about selection and deselection guidelines, access to new resources, and gifts for the Main and Special Collections.

The following research guides provide alternative and additional sources of information:

Faculty, to request that the Library purchase electronic access to a book or a film for course reserve, use in the classroom, or as an assigned text or viewing please use the following request form:


Study Space - Updated June 16, 2021

Study Spaces at Fraser Hall LibraryThere are seats and tables available for members of the campus community to use.




Our selection of TI-83s, TI-84s, TI-89s, and scientific calculators are available for checkout.

Course Reserves - Updated June 16, 2021

Collections/Course Reserves at Fraser Hall LibrarySelect required and recommended reading materials for courses are available for checkout.

  • Visit our Library Policies page for more information on Course Reserves policies.

To SUNY Geneseo faculty:

Please visit the Preparing Your Course Resources to be Remote Ready page for more information about selecting and making library resources available to students for course reserve, classroom assignments, and research projects.

Faculty, to request that the Library purchase electronic access to a book or a film for course reserve, use in the classroom, or as an assigned text or viewing please use the following request form:

Information Delivery Service (IDS) - Updated June 7, 2021

Service Desk at Fraser Hall Library Room 203Physical items requested from other libraries via IDS are available for pickup.


Item Returns - Updated June 7, 2021
Book drop outside of Fraser Hall LibraryThe library's book drop is outside Fraser Hall, and you may drop off books at any time.
  • If the book drop is full, please do not leave books around or on top of the book drop. Please contact Dan Ross (; 585-245-5665) so it can be emptied.
  • All books returned via the book drop will be quarantined for 72 hours before they are processed, so please allow several days for your library accounts to reflect any changes.
  • The book drop is for library materials only. Items rented from the Geneseo Bookstore should not be returned to our book drop.
  • For patrons away from Geneseo, please refer to this list of SUNY libraries accepting returns on behalf of other SUNY campuses.
    • We advise that you contact the library you intend to return your items to directly to ensure that the library is actively accepting returns.
  • Visit our Library Policies page for additional information.


Printing, Computer mini-lab, and JAWS Accessibility workstation

Printers are available for use in Fraser Hall Library. 
Windows and Mac computers are available for use.
Fraser Hall Library has an Accessibility workstation with JAWS (Job Access With Speech) screen reader software installed.

Masks are to be worn at all times. 

Mini computer lab and printers viewed at night in Fraser Hall LibraryPrinters and computer workstation including Accessibility JAWS computer at Fraser Hall Library


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1871 Café - Food!

The 1871 Café is located in Fraser Hall, and offers the convenience of on-the-go coffee, snacks and beverages.  The Café hours are not identical to the Library Hours. Please visit the link below for more information.

1871 Cafe at Fraser Hall

These services will continue to be available remotely:

Research Help

You may get librarian assistance through Library Chat or schedule a research consultation, which will be held over Zoom.

You may also email your inquiries to

Additional resources:

IDS Electronic Delivery

Articles and other electronic material ordered through IDS will be delivered directly to your email.

Electronic Resources

Electrionic Resources continue to be accessible from GLOCAT and the A to Z Database List.

Library Instruction - Updated July 6, 2021

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  • Faculty Services All services and resources for Faculty and Library Instruction
Writing Learning Center

Please check the Writing Learning Center webpage for updates.