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Borrow, Renew, Request: Borrow, Renew, Request

COVID-19 Guidelines on Borrowing Physical and Print Books

Please view the below linked FAQs on borrowing physical and print items from EKU Libraries while COVID-19 borrowing restrictions are in place through spring 2021: 

 

Borrow, Renew, Return, Request

Here you will find information about checking out materials, recommending purchases, and more!

 

Borrowing Information

How many items can I check out, and for how long?

 

Renewing

How do I renew my materials?

 

Return

How do I return my materials to EKU Libraries? 

 

Overdue and Replacement Information

What if my materials are overdue? Missing? Damaged?

 

Library Express

How can I get access to materials inside and/or outside of EKU Libraries?

 

Suggest Books, DVDs, and Streaming Videos which support the current EKU curriculum

Just fill out a Library Express request and use the notes field to indicate that you are suggesting for purchase instead of requesting to borrow and why. We may contact you for follow-up information, especially for videos.

 

Suggesting New Journals, Databases and Developing Resources for New Programs

Please contact your liaison librarian.

 

 

Borrowing Privileges

  ID Required Main Collection Loan Period Popular DVD Loan Period Media Collection Loan Period Popular Collection Loan Period New Books Periodical Loan Period Materials Limit Other
EKU Undergraduate Student Colonel 1 Card 4 weeks 1 week, limit 3 1 week 2 weeks 4 weeks 2 weeks Unlimited  
EKU Graduate Student Colonel 1 Card 6 weeks 1 week, limit 3 1 week 2 weeks 6 weeks 2 weeks Unlimited  
EKU Honors Student Colonel 1 Card 6 weeks 1 week, limit 3 1 week 2 weeks 6 weeks 2 weeks Unlimited  
EKU Distance & Online Student   6 weeks   3 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 4 weeks Unlimited  
EKU Faculty EKU Faculty ID 18 weeks 1 week, limit 3 1 week 2 weeks 18 weeks 2 weeks Unlimited  
EKU Staff EKU Staff ID 6 weeks 1 week, limit 3 1 week 2 weeks 6 weeks 2 weeks Unlimited  
EKU Retired Faculty EKU Faculty ID 18 weeks 1 week, limited 3 1 week 2 weeks 18 weeks 2 weeks Unlimited  
EKU Retired Staff EKU Staff ID 6 weeks 1 week, limited 3 1 week 2 weeks 6 weeks 2 weeks Unlimited  
EKU Alumni EKU Library Card 4 weeks n/a n/a 2 weeks 4 weeks n/a 5 books Alumni Borrowers are subject to non-university borrower guidelines.
EKU Faculty/Staff/Spouse/Domestic Partner EKU Library Card 6 weeks 1 week, limit 3 1 week 2 weeks 6 weeks 2 weeks Unlimited Spouse and partner borrowers are subject to these guidelines.
Other Kentucky Colleges and Universities (FoKAL Borrowers) FoKAL borrowers are subject to these guidelines.   n/a n/a     n/a    
Friends of the Libraries EKU Library Card 4 weeks 1 week, limit 3 1 week 2 weeks 4 weeks 2 weeks Unlimited Friends of the Libraries are subject to these guidelines. Read more about becoming a Friend!
Visiting Scholar Current Institution ID 18 Weeks 1 week, limit 3 1 week 2 weeks 18 weeks 2 weeks Unlimited All Visiting Scholar privileges must be approved by the Dean of Libraries.
Non-University Borrowers EKU Library Card 2 weeks n/a n/a 2 weeks 2 weeks n/a 5 books Non-University Borrowers are subject to non-university borrower guidelines.
Upward Bound Student EKU ID 4 weeks 1 week, limit 3 1 week 2 weeks 4 weeks 2 weeks Unlimited  
Model Students and Children of EKU Employees EKU Library Card 4 weeks 1 week, limit 3 1 week 2 weeks 4 weeks 2 weeks Unlimited Model Laboratory School students and children of EKU employees between 8th grade and 18 years of age may obtain EKU library borrowing privileges. The student must complete the EKU Libraries Application for Non-University Students Library Card and a parent or legal guardian of the student must sign the application before borrowing privileges are granted. To apply for a card, please visit the library.

 

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