Johns Hopkins University is actively monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic, with particular focus on the health and well-being of the university community, as well as on the continuity of university operations. The Hub’s COVID-19 information page is updated daily, and all members of the JHU community are advised to check back regularly for new information.

This page will be updated to reflect the latest information on Sheridan Libraries services.

Media Contact

Heather Stalfort
Director of Communications
Sheridan Libraries & University Museums

Last updated April 1, 2:35pm


All Sheridan Libraries buildings are closed.

Borrowing print materials has been suspended until further notice. Items are no longer able to be requested in Catalyst.

Requests for Interlibrary Loan electronic articles continue to be fulfilled. Delays in borrowing may occur. Requests for physical materials may still be submitted, but will only be filled if a digital copy is available. Contact with questions about requests.

Requesting materials from BorrowDirect libraries has been suspended. For questions, contact

Any questions about books or materials you have checked out can be directed to

Online Services for Teaching, Learning, and Research

View the updated guide to online library services

  • Visit Keep Teaching @ JHU for faculty resources on teaching courses online.
  • Faculty with specific questions about their course materials should contact
  • Students needing help with research papers should contact

Events and programming

All in-person library events are suspended pending further notice in accordance with the university’s COVID-19 guidelines. Please check our calendar for virtual events and workshops.