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Library Access Services

In this guide, you'll find information for reserve items, shelving locations, and loan rules for library items.

Library Collection Checkout Periods

Each shelving location in our library may have it's own set of rules and checkout times. Please see the table below for a detailed list of the checkout periods. 

 

 

Shelving Location

Description

Checkout Period

Archives

Used by appointment only

Housed in the University Archives (Library 111) 

Non-circulating 

Art

Art and art-adjacent materials 

Located on 1st floor 

Students: 30 days, 2 renewals

Fac/Staff: 90 days, 2 renewals

Cataloging

Restricted use, damaged items

Non-circulating 

Circulation

Regular "stacks"

Located on 2nd floor 

Students: 30 days, 2 renewals

Fac/Staff: 90 days, 2 renewals

Comics

Comics and Graphic Novels

Located in 1st Floor Art Section

7 days, 1 renewal 

Display Items in the display cases/shelves on the 1st Floor

Students: Non-circulating

Fac/Staff: 30 days, 2 renewals

Faculty Development

Faculty/staff use only

Located in the Center for Teaching and Learning (3rd Floor) 

Students: Non-circulating

Fac/Staff: 30 days, 2 renewals

Games

Board games, video games

Located at 1st Floor Desk 

3 days, 1 renewal
*This item does accrue fines

Interlibrary Loan

Books from other libraries around the world, request an ILL here

Pickup/drop-off at 1st Floor Desk

Due date imposed by lending library

 

Email ILL for more info

Laptops Laptops One Session (6 weeks)
Renewals based on need

Popular

Popular fiction and non-fiction, Juvenile literature

Located on Range 8, 2nd Floor. 

Students: 30 days, 2 renewals

Fac/Staff: 90 days, 2 renewals

Reserves

Course materials and restricted use items, Laptops

Located at 1st Floor Desk. 

2-Hour (in-library use only)
4-Hour (in-library use only)

3-Day


(No renewals) 

Theses

Dissertations written by Spalding Alumni

Located in the Kentucky Room on the 1st Floor

Non-circulating 

Video

DVDs & Blu-rays

Located at 1st Floor Desk

7 days; 1 renewal