COVID-19 Updates

last modified 2020-07-29T11:19:31-04:00
Use this page to keep up-to-date with all service and facility-related changes for the Mercer University Library.

In-Person Library Access (Updated July 28, 2020)



Special Collections & Archives


Access to the Archives & Special Collections is available by appointment only for current Mercer students, faculty, and staff. 

Individuals not affiliated with Mercer University are invited to call (478) 301-2968 or email archives@mercer.edu for assistance.


Interlibrary Loan


Interlibrary Loan is available!

We are able to process requests for physical books as well as journal articles and book chapters, but there may be delays in processing requests.


Circulation Policy Changes


Alumni Access

If you are alumni who would like to utilize our physical borrowing services, please call us to set up an appointment.

Returning Library Items

Returning items is easy:

  • If you are Mercer faculty, staff, or students, you can return items to the circulation desk
  • If you are local, you may return items using external book drops at the Swilley Library (Atlanta) or the Tarver Library (Macon). 
  • Internal book drops are available at the Douglas County Center (Lithia Springs) and the Henry County Library (McDonough). 
  • If you are in a different location, please mail items to this address:

Jack Tarver Library

Mercer University

1501 Mercer University Drive

Macon, GA  31207

For assistance, please contact Jan Gillis


Additional Resources