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Using the Library

Loan Periods

Books Students
Alumni
Community Borrowers
3-week loan period.
Students: unlimited renewals, unless book is On Hold.
Alumni & Community Borrowers: 2 renewals, unless book is On Hold.
Faculty
Staff
Emeritus Faculty
Retirees
Term loan (summer counts as a term).
Up to 6 automatic courtesy renewals (2 for Emeritus). Full calendar year = 3 terms.
Media Materials Students
Faculty
Staff
Alumni
Emeritus Faculty
5-day loan.
1 renewal, if requested
Course Reserves Students 4-hour loan, 24-hour loan, or 3-day loan period
Periodicals Students
Alumni
Community Borrowers
Emeritus Faculty
In-Library use only
Faculty
Staff
24-hour loan period
Reference Books Students
Alumni
Community Borrowers
Emeritus Faculty
In-Library use only
Faculty
Staff
24-hour loan period
Laptop PCs Students In-Library use only
Faculty
Staff
Borrow from ITS Help Desk
Alumni
Community Borrowers
Emeritus Faculty
Cannot borrow laptops

 

Renewals: Renewals may be requested online, by phone, or in person.

Recalls: The library may recall any item checked out to any borrower. Books may be subject to recall 3 weeks after check-out. Media materials may subject to recall 5 days after check-out. Material needed for course reserve is subject to immediate recall.

Overdue Items & University Accounts: The library may place a hold on a student record if library materials are more than four weeks overdue. Once a hold is placed on a student’s record, they cannot borrow library materials, register for classes, obtain a Stockton transcript, or receive their degree until the overdue material is returned.