Academic Year Borrowing Privileges

LMU faculty, teaching fellows, staff, Ed.D. students, and Law School Faculty and Staff (when visiting the Westchester campus) receive academic year borrowing privileges.

Books

  • Checkout period: To the end of the academic year, or until patron expiration date (whichever comes first)
  • Number of renewals allowed: 2
  • Renewal period: 1 academic year
  • Item replacement fee: $65.00 + $15.00 processing fee
  • Books in some collections are subject to separate borrowing rules. For more information, see the borrowing policies for the Popular Reading Collection and Curriculum Materials Collection.

LMU students, faculty, and staff are also eligible to check out books from other libraries using LINK+ and ILLiad. Full-time and emeritus LMU faculty are eligible to check out materials from AJCU institutions through AJCU Passport.

Media

  • Checkout period: 7 days
  • Number of renewals allowed: 2
  • Renewal period: 7 days
  • Item replacement fee: Variable

Basement journal checkout

  • Checkout period: 7 days
  • Number of renewals allowed: 1
  • Renewal period: 7 days
  • Item replacement fee: $65.00 + $15.00 processing fee

Basement in-house reference books

  • Checkout period: 3 hours in-library use
  • Number of renewals allowed: 0
  • Item replacement fee: $65.00 + $15.00 processing fee

Checkout Limits

  • Media: Maximum of 10 items at a time
  • Books and journals: Maximum of 150 items at a time

Equipment

Academic year borrowers may check out equipment. For more information about available equipment and equipment loan rules, see Tech On 2 @ the Library.

Recalls

Academic year borrowers are eligible to request recalls on checked out materials. Please refer to the Library FAQ. All items checked out are subject to recalls per the library's recall policyTypically, it will be faster to receive items if one requests another copy  through LINK+ rather than recalling an item.

Off-Campus Access to E-Resources

LMU students, faculty, and staff are eligible to access e-books and other electronic resources off campus. For more information, see Off-Campus Access @ the Library.