Frequently Asked Questions

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Where are the copy machines? Do they accept cash or do I need a copy card?
Photocopiers are located on the first floor, next to the main stairwell. We do not use copy cards; copiers accept change or dollar bills. Copies are 10¢ each.
Does the library have a public fax machine?
Yes. The Mardigian Library offers outgoing fax service for $1.00 per page. Go to the front desk, and a library employee will send the fax for you. We cannot receive incoming faxes. Payments must be made in cash only, and there are no refunds.
Is there somewhere in the library where I can buy pens, blue books, etc.?
A vending machine with blue books, Scantron® forms, and basic office supplies such as pens and pencils is available underneath the staircase on the first floor.
Does the library have food or beverage vending machines?
The library cafe, near the library entrance, offers specialty coffees, muffins, bagels, croissants, and more. The University Center offers additional food options. Delivery of food to the library (such as pizza) is not permitted. There are no food or beverage vending machines in the library.
Where is the Alfred Berkowitz Gallery? What is the next exhibit?
The Berkowitz Gallery is on the 3rd floor of the library. For more information about the gallery and exhibit dates, check the Berkowitz gallery website and the university calendar.
What is the Office of Metropolitan Impact and where can I find it?
The Office of Metropolitan Impact is located in the Ford Collaboratory on the 1st floor of the library. Visit the Office of Metropolitan Impact website for more information.
Can guests visit your library?
Yes, guests are welcome to visit the library and use materials here. You can also access the databases on our guest computers.
Do UM-Dearborn alumni have borrowing privileges at UM-Ann Arbor libraries?
No, but you may purchase a guest card at the Hatcher Graduate Library.
Do UM-Ann Arbor or UM-Flint alumni have borrowing privileges at the Mardigian Library?
No, but you may purchase a guest card for $60 ($30 for seniors over 65), which will give you borrowing privileges.

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