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Library News

Fri, September, 4, 2020

Please read the following message from our University Library regarding the reopening of the library on Tuesday, September 8th:

Fri, October, 11, 2019

Since the hack of the University’s systems and subsequent shutdown of our local servers in November of 2018, library staff have been working to restore access to our digital collections (yearbooks, StFX... Read more

Wed, June, 19, 2019

We are happy to announce that access to Gaelstream has been partially restored on a new host ( Read more