Visitor Borrowing Privileges

Certain eligible visitors may apply for library borrowing privileges at a reduced cost. For information on whether you qualify for borrowing privileges and how to set that up, please go to our Visitor Services page. All other guests who do not fall into one of the categories listed there can purchase visitor borrowing privileges for $300 a year.

Books

  • Checkout period: 3 weeks
  • Number of renewals allowed: 2
  • Renewal period: 2 weeks/renewal
  • 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.

Media

  • Checkout period: 3 hours in-library use
  • Number of renewals allowed: 1
  • Renewal period: 3 hours
  • Overdue fine: $1.00/hour
  • Item replacement fee: Variable

Basement journals and basement in-house reference books

  • Checkout period: 3 hours in-library use
  • Number of renewals allowed: 0
  • Overdue fine: $0.25/hour
  • Item replacement fee: $65.00 + $15.00 processing fee

Checkout Limits

  • Media: Maximum of 1 item at a time
  • Books and journals: Maximum of 10 items at a time

Equipment

Visitors are not eligible to check out equipment except for headphones and remotes.

Recalls

Visitors are not eligible to request recalls. All checked out items are subject to recalls following the library's Recall Policy.

Off-Campus Access to E-Resources

Only faculty, staff, or enrolled students at LMU's Westchester campus may access e-resources remotely. Owing to the license agreements we sign with the vendors of these products, they are not available to other users of the library.