First, we’re all going to be practicing safe physical distancing procedures. Everyone should do their best to maintain six feet of space between each other when possible. We’ve already set up our reading and study tables to help with that.
Additionally, the Thomas Jefferson Library Building, along with the rest of the buildings at UMSL are operating under an occupancy restriction of 25% of each building’s capacity.
left: Social Distancing in the 19th Century in The Mercantile Library Reading Room, ca. 1890, in the Mercantile Library’s old building downtown.