Loan periods vary based on patron group and type of materials

Visit the Renewing Materials for information on renewals

Books, Scores, and Government Documents

Length of Time Number of Items
Faculty Fixed due dates of February 1, June 1, October 1 300 books
Graduate Students Fixed due dates of February 1, June 1, October 1 250 books
Undergraduate Students 30 days 50 books
Retired Faculty Fixed due dates of February 1, June 1, October 1 250 books
Administrative and Professional Staff, Active & Retired Fixed due dates of February 1, June 1, October 1 250 books
Staff, Active & Retired Fixed due dates of February 1, June 1, October 1 100 books
Borrower’s Card Patrons (Community Users) 30 days 5 books

Sound Recordings and Videos Music Library

Length of Time Number of Items
Faculty 14 days 20 sound recordings
10 video recordings
Graduate Students 14 days 10 sound recordings
6 video recordings
Undergraduate Students 14 days 5 sound recordings
3 video recordings
Staff 14 days 5 sound recordings
3 video recordings
All Other Patrons In-Library Use Only

Curriculum Materials McLure Education Library

Length of Time Number of Items
Faculty 30 days
Graduate Students 30 days
Undergraduate Students 30 days
Staff 30 days
All Other Patrons 30 days 5 item limit

Bound Periodicals

Length of Time Number of Items
Faculty 5 days
Graduate Students 5 days
Undergraduate Students In-library Use Only
Staff 5 days
All Other Patrons In-library Use Only

Additional Material Types
Some materials have shorter or varying loan periods

Course Reserves

  • Reserves material circulate for a limited amount of time.
  • Check-out times vary based on course designation.
  • All materials must be returned to the appropriate library’s reserve desk.
Visit the Course Reserves Page for more information

Equipment

Non-Circulating Materials

Annex Materials

  • If the item you want lists Annex as the location, request the item by clicking the “Hold, Recall, Request” link displayed on the right side of the record in the Libraries Catalog

Location of Library Materials by Call Number for Gorgas Only

Books (by call number)

Call Numbers Floor
A-D LL
E-K 2M
L McLure Library
M (music) 2
N (Art) 3 East
P-R 3
S-Z 4m
Oversize Annex
Carmichael Collection 1
Williams Collection 301

Periodicals

Call Numbers Floor
Bound 4M
Current 4M

Other Library Materials

Call Numbers Floor
Government Documents 1 & LMR
Microforms 2
Music & AV 1
New Books 1
Reference 2
Reserves 2 – Circulation Desk
Policy Date: 6-8-15