Hutchins Seminar Room (HSR)
Goucher College Library
Purpose of the Room
The Hutchins Seminar Room (ATH 435), on the fourth level of the library, was designed to be an extension of Special Collections & Archives (SC&A) for the purpose of instruction, work, and meetings using SC&A materials. This primarily includes class instruction using valuable, rare, and original materials including artifacts, books, manuscripts, and the college archives.
For reservations outside of SC&A regular operating hours, the college’s EMS system may be used.
If you are interested in reserving this room for a class in conjunction with using SC&A materials or for SC&A instruction, please contact Deborah Harner who coordinates instruction for SC&A at Deborah.firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-337-6075. All instructors approved to use the room, if not SC&A staff, will be given an orientation by SC&A staff regarding the use guidelines as well as registration and handling policies. The room may be requested on a semester/recurring basis if the class involves regular use of special collections materials.
No food and beverages policy: Because of the valuable, rare, and fragile materials used in this room, we ask users to not bring food and drink in to the Hutchins Room. In the past this has required additional cleanings by FMS and library staff. Food and drink may not only damage materials, but also attract insects and mice.
Bottled/containered water is allowed.
policy last updated 8/22/2018
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