Virtual Library Access: The physical library space is closed until further notice. Online library resources will continue to be available and MSOE librarians will be providing remote support. For more information view the Virtual Library Guide.
Off-Campus Access Alert: You may encounter errors when accessing library databases from off-campus. If you encounter an error, please try disconnecting from the GlobalProtect VPN. You can also try clearing the browser's cache or try accessing the resource using another browser. For more information view the Off-Campus Access Guide.
This guide has answers to some of our frequently asked questions. If you have a question that isn't addressed on this guide or are looking for further assistance please contact us. Send us an email or call us at (414) 277-7180.
When is the library open?
View the Library Calendar to see the library's hours.
Where is the library located?
The library is located at 500 East Kilbourn in the southeast quadrant of MSOE’s campus, on the corner of Kilbourn and Jackson, across from Cathedral Square Park.
How do I find a book in the library?
Search by Keyword, Author, Title, etc. in the Library Catalog. The Circulating Collection, the Paperback Collection, and the Entertainment/Popular Book Collection are located on the first floor. Books in the Reference Collection are located on the second floor.
How long can I check out library materials?
What printer do I use?
The library has Follow You Printing. View the document, Follow You Printer Installation on the MSOE IT Support page for instructions.
How do I print in color?
Adjust the settings of your document to send the print job in color. Color printing is 30¢ per page. The printer with color printing capabilities is located on the second floor near the Schroeder Room.
How do I scan to email?
Instructions for scanning to email can be found near the printer. You may also ask for assistance at the front desk.
How do I reserve a collaboration or study room?
There are six rooms available for group study on the second floor. These rooms may be reserved. Requests may be made using LibCal Room Bookings. Rooms must be reserved at least 24 hours in advance.
What are the limits for room reservations?
There is a two-hour reservation limit per person per day, up to six hours per week.
Can I reserve the Schroeder Room?
The Schroeder Room may be reserved through the Room Scheduler. The Schroeder Room must be reserved at least 5 days in advance.