Services

Rhodes Archives and Special Collections - As the institutional memory of Rhodes College, the archives collects, preserves, arranges, and describes records of permanent value from the founding in 1848 to the present. 

Barret Liaison Program - The Barret Liaison program strengthens the partnerships in research and lifelong learning between academic and administrative departments and Barret information professionals.

Check-Out Desk - The Check-Out Desk is located on the main level of Barret library.

Computer Depot - The Computer Depot is the on-campus computer repair center for students located in Barret Library at the Help Desk. 

Digital Media Lab - The Digital Media Lab (DML) is located on the second floor of library. Multimedia software is available on all computers located in this area.

Get Help – A comprehensive guide to some of the most often asked questions concerning information technology on the Rhodes College campus.  

Help Desk (email) – The Information Desk (Help Desk and Reference Services) is staffed Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to Midnight p.m., Friday, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm, Saturday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sundays from 10:00 am – Midnight. Personnel at the Information Desk include professional librarians and student assistants. Reference and Help Desk services are provided through walk-up, email and telephone. In addition, there is a Help Desk ticketing service that is available 24/7 for both Research- and technology-related questions. A team of 5 librarians manage the Information Desk triaging research and technology questions and issues, providing customer service, liaising with assigned departments, teaching library instruction to classes at the request of the professors that are tailored to the needs of a particular course or assignment, recommending resources (books, databases, and films) to faculty, attending faculty programs, serving on committees, and project work within the division (helpdesk@rhodes.edu).

Interlibrary Loan - Obtain materials such as books and journal articles for the purpose of teaching, learning, and research.

Writing Center - The Writing Center is dedicated to cultivating strong, independent writers. It is located on the first floor of Barret Library.

Testing Room - The distraction reduced Testing Room, has 16 testing spaces located on the 3rd floor of the Barret Library and is used by students registered with the Office of Student Accessibility Services. Faculty of registered students bring the tests to the Circulation Desk where library staff log the test and check the registration system to see when the student has signed up for the space. Students checkout the test from the Circulation Desk (staff sign the form attached with date and time), and access the room via a registered fob. Students return completed tests to Library staff at the Circulation Desk, where they are housed for faculty pick-up.