The Circulation Services department is where books are checked out, returned and renewed, and overdue fines are paid. Reserve materials for specific courses are found at the Circulation Services Desk, and forms for requesting books and articles can be submitted at the desk.  

Access to online research databases

Access to the Library’s online subscription databases will continue to be available 24/7 through the Library website. Please email [email protected] with questions, or visit the Remote Access research guide for more information about connecting remotely.

Borrowing books and other materials:

Access to the book and bound journal collection

Direct access to the book and bound journal collection has been restored as of June 2021.

Remote Students, Faculty, and Staff

If you are a remote student, faculty, or staff member the Library will be happy to mail the book to you via UPS and we will include a return mailing label at no cost to you.

Please follow this process to obtain books from the Library stacks: 

  • Step 1: Search the Library Catalog to identify the book(s) you want
  • Step 2: Request the item using the Book Borrowing Form.
  • Step 3: The book(s) will be mailed to you and we will include a UPS return mailing label so that you can return the book efficiently. 

Book Returns:

If you have checked out books and you would like to return them (even if they are overdue) you can return the books using one of the following methods:

  1. If you are a student, faculty member, or staff member who is not coming to campus, we can mail you a UPS return mailing label and you can send the books to the Library, or,
  2. If you are coming to campus regularly, you can return the book directly to the Library Circulation Services Desk during regular business hours.

Please contact John Cruz with any questions about a book return or to request a UPS mailing label.

Reserve book and textbook collection

Access to the Reserve book and textbook collection has been restored as of June 2021.

Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery Services

Library patrons are encouraged to use Document Delivery Services to obtain articles from other university libraries.  

If you would like to request a book from another library, please use the Interlibrary Loan request form.

PLEASE NOTE: Book loans from lending libraries may be delayed because of continued COVID-19 protocols, staffing adjustments, materials quarantine procedures, and shipping and handling delays.

If you have any questions, please contact Mary Ellen Valverde.

Access to Library Archives & Special Collections

Researchers wishing to make an appointment to visit the Library Archives & Special Collections should contact Leah Loscutoff and Ted Houghtaling.