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Library Services at Piedmont University

Overview of Library Services: For students and faculty wherever they are located and for students and faculty at the Demorest and Athens campuses.

Services at the Arrendale Library

In addition to the array of online services and resources described on the Services for Everyone page, students and faculty at the Demorest campus have access to these services and collections available in the Arrendale Library. You can check the Library's hours here.


Face-to-Face Assistance

  • The Library's staff members are available in their offices and at the reference desk on the 3rd floor to provide assistance
  • The student assistants at the circulation desk on the 3rd floor

Printed Books

  • Academic Reading Collection – 2nd and 4th floors
  • Current and Popular Reading Collection – 3rd floor
  • Children's Literature Collection – 2nd floor
  • You can use the MAYFLOWER online catalog to learn what books we have and where they are located in the building.

Public-access Computers

The Library has 15 Windows 10 desktop computers on the 3rd floor, available on a first-come, first-served basis, with these applications installed:

  • Google Chrome, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge web browsers, on all computers.
  • The latest version of Microsoft Office, with the Grammarly plug-in to provide writing assistance, on all computers.
  • Respondus LockDown browser for secure testing, on all computers.
  • SPSS for statistical analysis on all computers.
  • Installations of SMART Notebook, for developing smartboard presentations, on several computers.
  • Installation of ArcGIS, a geographic information system used in the geology and environmental science programs; look for the ArcMAP icon on several computers.
  • All computers have an convenient icon for Lions Print printing.

Wireless Network

There is a robust wireless network on all three floors. The network name is PC-wifi. You can ask at the service desks on the 3rd floor for the password.

Copy Machine

  • The copy machine is located on the 3rd floor beside the circulation desk.
  • There is no charge for copying.
  • The copier is black and white only.
  • In addition to copying, it can be used as a scanner

Study Rooms on the 2nd floor

  • Wall-mounted whiteboards (ask at the desk on the 3rd floor for markers and erasers)
  • TVs with connections for laptops using HDMI, Airplay, and screencasting
  • Wall-mounted charging stations

Seating, Whiteboards, Charging 

  • Study carrels on the 2nd floor and 4th floors
  • Work tables and chairs throughout all 3 floors
  • 3 rolling whiteboards that can be moved around as desired
  • Wall-mounted whiteboards outside the Camp Younts room on the 4th floor (ask at the desk on the 3rd floor for markers and erasers)
  • Wall-mounted charging stations in table-tops and near seating areas

Vending: Soft Drinks & Snacks

  • The Library has vending machines for soft drinks and snacks on the 3rd floor near the public-access computers.
  • You are welcome to consume what you buy from these machines in the Library.