The Milton S. Eisenhower Library is the university’s principal research library and the largest in a network of libraries at Johns Hopkins. The library is named for the university’s eighth president, whose vision brought together the university’s rich collection of books, journals, and other scholarly resources.

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    Access to MSEL

    • Active J-Card required.
    • Non-affiliates may enter MSEL Q-level and the Brody Café from M-F, 8am-6pm. They will not be permitted to pass the security turnstiles.
    • Tentatively starting January 1, non-affiliates may be able to pass the security turnstiles by presenting government-issued ID, M-F, 8am-6pm.

Strengths in the humanities include German and Romance Languages, Philosophy, and the Ancient Near East. In science and engineering, collection strengths include biomedical engineering, chemistry and environmental engineering. The library also offers an extensive array of electronic resources, including full-text books and journals, specialized databases, and statistical and cartographic data.


Hours

  • November 28 - December 04
    11/28 Sun 11/29 Mon 11/30 Tue 12/01 Wed 12/02 Thu 12/03 Fri 12/04 Sat
    Milton S. Eisenhower Library 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am
    M-Level Service Desk 10am - 6pm 10am - 10pm 10am - 10pm 10am - 10pm 10am - 10pm 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm
    Online Research Consultation Checked One Time 10am - 8pm 10am - 8pm 10am - 8pm 10am - 8pm 10am - 5pm Checked One Time
    Data Services Closed 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 4pm 1pm - 4pm Closed
  • December 05 - December 11
    12/05 Sun 12/06 Mon 12/07 Tue 12/08 Wed 12/09 Thu 12/10 Fri 12/11 Sat
    Milton S. Eisenhower Library 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am 24 Hours 24 Hours 24 Hours 24 Hours
    M-Level Service Desk 10am - 10pm 10am - 10pm 10am - 10pm 10am - 10pm 10am - 10pm 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm
    Online Research Consultation Checked One Time 10am - 8pm 10am - 8pm 10am - 8pm 10am - 8pm 10am - 5pm Checked One Time
    Data Services Closed 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 4pm 1pm - 4pm Closed
  • December 12 - December 18
    12/12 Sun 12/13 Mon 12/14 Tue 12/15 Wed 12/16 Thu 12/17 Fri 12/18 Sat
    Milton S. Eisenhower Library 24 Hours 24 Hours 24 Hours 24 Hours 24 Hours 24 Hours 24 Hours
    M-Level Service Desk 10am - 10pm 10am - 10pm 10am - 10pm 10am - 10pm 10am - 10pm 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm
    Online Research Consultation Checked One Time 10am - 8pm 10am - 8pm 10am - 8pm 10am - 8pm 10am - 5pm Checked One Time
    Data Services Closed 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 4pm 1pm - 4pm Closed
  • December 19 - December 25
    12/19 Sun 12/20 Mon 12/21 Tue 12/22 Wed 12/23 Thu 12/24 Fri 12/25 Sat
    Milton S. Eisenhower Library 24 Hours 24 Hours 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm Closed Closed
    M-Level Service Desk 10am - 10pm 10am - 10pm 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm Closed Closed
    Online Research Consultation Checked One Time 10am - 8pm 10am - 8pm 10am - 8pm 10am - 8pm Closed Closed
    Data Services Closed 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 4pm Closed Closed
  • December 26 - January 01
    12/26 Sun 12/27 Mon 12/28 Tue 12/29 Wed 12/30 Thu 12/31 Fri 1/01 Sat
    Milton S. Eisenhower Library Closed Closed 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm Closed Closed
    M-Level Service Desk Closed Closed 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm Closed Closed
    Online Research Consultation Closed Closed 10am - 8pm 10am - 8pm 10am - 8pm Closed Closed
    Data Services Closed Closed 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 4pm Closed Closed
  • January 02 - January 08
    1/02 Sun 1/03 Mon 1/04 Tue 1/05 Wed 1/06 Thu 1/07 Fri 1/08 Sat
    Milton S. Eisenhower Library Closed Closed 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm
    M-Level Service Desk Closed Closed 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm
    Online Research Consultation Closed Closed 10am - 8pm 10am - 8pm 10am - 8pm 10am - 5pm Checked One Time
    Data Services Closed Closed 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 4pm 1pm - 4pm Closed
  • January 09 - January 15
    1/09 Sun 1/10 Mon 1/11 Tue 1/12 Wed 1/13 Thu 1/14 Fri 1/15 Sat
    Milton S. Eisenhower Library 12pm - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm
    M-Level Service Desk 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm
    Online Research Consultation Checked One Time 10am - 8pm 10am - 8pm 10am - 8pm 10am - 8pm 10am - 5pm Checked One Time
    Data Services Closed 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 4pm 1pm - 4pm Closed
  • January 16 - January 22
    1/16 Sun 1/17 Mon 1/18 Tue 1/19 Wed 1/20 Thu 1/21 Fri 1/22 Sat
    Milton S. Eisenhower Library 12pm - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm
    M-Level Service Desk 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm
    Online Research Consultation Checked One Time 10am - 8pm 10am - 8pm 10am - 8pm 10am - 8pm 10am - 5pm Checked One Time
    Data Services Closed 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 4pm 1pm - 4pm Closed
  • January 23 - January 29
    1/23 Sun 1/24 Mon 1/25 Tue 1/26 Wed 1/27 Thu 1/28 Fri 1/29 Sat
    Milton S. Eisenhower Library 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am
    M-Level Service Desk 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm TBD
    Online Research Consultation Checked One Time 10am - 8pm 10am - 8pm 10am - 8pm 10am - 8pm 10am - 5pm TBD
    Data Services Closed 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 4pm 1pm - 4pm TBD
  • January 30 - February 05
    1/30 Sun 1/31 Mon 2/01 Tue 2/02 Wed 2/03 Thu 2/04 Fri 2/05 Sat
    Milton S. Eisenhower Library 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am
    M-Level Service Desk TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
    Online Research Consultation TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
    Data Services TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
  • February 06 - February 12
    2/06 Sun 2/07 Mon 2/08 Tue 2/09 Wed 2/10 Thu 2/11 Fri 2/12 Sat
    Milton S. Eisenhower Library 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am
    M-Level Service Desk TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
    Online Research Consultation TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
    Data Services TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
  • February 13 - February 19
    2/13 Sun 2/14 Mon 2/15 Tue 2/16 Wed 2/17 Thu 2/18 Fri 2/19 Sat
    Milton S. Eisenhower Library 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am
    M-Level Service Desk TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
    Online Research Consultation TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
    Data Services TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

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