POLICIES

Undergrads
Grads
Grad Assistants
P-Time Fac/Staff
F-Time Fac/Staff
Alumni
Traveling Scholars

  • PAPER BOOKS ... 6 weeks
  • REFERENCE BOOKS ... no checkouts
  • PAPER JOURNALS ... in-library only
  • BOUND JOURNALS ... no checkouts
  • RESERVES ... varies
  • CDs ... 7 days (total limit 6 per checkout)
  • DVDs ... 7 days (total limit 6 per checkout)
  • VIDEOS ... 7 days (total limit 6 per checkout)
  • MICROFILM/MICROFICHE ... in-library only
  • LAPTOPS ... 24 hours
  • CAMERAS ... 24 hours
  • CALCULATORS ... 24 hours
  • CD DRIVES ... 24 hours
  • LASER POINTERS ... 24 hours
  • INTERLIBRARY LOAN (ILL) ... varies depending on lending library
  • EZ-BORROW ... 6 weeks
  • PHOTOCOPYING ... yes
  • SCANNING ... yes
  • RESERVES ... yes

  • PAPER BOOKS ... 6 weeks
  • REFERENCE BOOKS ... no checkouts
  • PAPER JOURNALS ... in-library only
  • BOUND JOURNALS ... no checkouts
  • RESERVES ... varies
  • CDs ... 7 days (total limit 6 per checkout)
  • DVDs ... 7 days (total limit 6 per checkout)
  • VIDEOS ... 7 days (total limit 6 per checkout)
  • MICROFILM/MICROFICHE ... in-library only
  • LAPTOPS ... 24 hours
  • CAMERAS ... 24 hours
  • CALCULATORS ... 24 hours
  • CD DRIVES ... 24 hours
  • LASER POINTERS ... 24 hours
  • INTERLIBRARY LOAN (ILL) ... varies depending on lending library
  • EZ-BORROW ... 6 weeks
  • PHOTOCOPYING ... yes
  • SCANNING ... yes
  • RESERVES ... yes

  • PAPER BOOKS ... semester
  • REFERENCE BOOKS ... no checkouts
  • PAPER JOURNALS ... in-library only
  • BOUND JOURNALS ... no checkouts
  • RESERVES ... varies
  • CDs ... 7 days (total limit 6 per checkout)
  • DVDs ... 7 days (total limit 6 per checkout)
  • VIDEOS ... 7 days (total limit 6 per checkout)
  • MICROFILM/MICROFICHE ... in-library only
  • LAPTOPS ... 24 hours
  • CAMERAS ... 24 hours
  • CALCULATORS ... 24 hours
  • CD DRIVES ... 24 hours
  • LASER POINTERS ... 24 hours
  • INTERLIBRARY LOAN (ILL) ... varies depending on lending library
  • EZ-BORROW ... 6 weeks
  • PHOTOCOPYING ... yes
  • SCANNING ... yes
  • RESERVES ... yes

  • PAPER BOOKS ... semester
  • REFERENCE BOOKS ... 24 hours
  • PAPER JOURNALS ... in-library only
  • BOUND JOURNALS ... 24 hours
  • RESERVES ... varies
  • CDs ... 7 days, extendable (total limit 6 per checkout)
  • DVDs ... 7 days, extendable (total limit 6 per checkout)
  • VIDEOS ... 7 days, extendable (total limit 6 per checkout)
  • MICROFILM/MICROFICHE ... in-library only
  • LAPTOPS ... 7 days
  • PROJECTORS ... 7 days
  • CAMERAS ... 7 days
  • CALCULATORS ... 7 days
  • CD DRIVES ... 7 days
  • LASER POINTERS ... 7 days
  • INTERLIBRARY LOAN (ILL) ... varies depending on lending library
  • EZ-BORROW ... 6 weeks
  • PHOTOCOPYING ... yes
  • SCANNING ... yes
  • RESERVES ... yes

  • PAPER BOOKS ... 1 year
  • REFERENCE BOOKS ... 24 hours
  • PAPER JOURNALS ... in-library only
  • BOUND JOURNALS ... 24 hours
  • RESERVES ... varies
  • CDs ... 7 days, extendable (total limit 6 per checkout)
  • DVDs ... 7 days, extendable (total limit 6 per checkout)
  • VIDEOS ... 7 days, extendable (total limit 6 per checkout)
  • MICROFILM/MICROFICHE ... in-library only
  • LAPTOPS ... 7 days
  • PROJECTORS ... 7 days
  • CAMERAS ... 7 days
  • CALCULATORS ... 7 days
  • CD DRIVES ... 7 days
  • LASER POINTERS ... 7 days
  • INTERLIBRARY LOAN (ILL) ... varies depending on lending library
  • EZ-BORROW ... 6 weeks
  • PHOTOCOPYING ... yes
  • SCANNING ... yes
  • RESERVES ... yes

  • PAPER BOOKS ... 6 weeks (10 book limit)
  • REFERENCE BOOKS ... no checkouts
  • PAPER JOURNALS ... in-library only
  • BOUND JOURNALS ... no checkouts
  • RESERVES ... varies
  • CDs ... 7 days (total limit 6 per checkout)
  • DVDs ... 7 days (total limit 6 per checkout)
  • VIDEOS ... 7 days (total limit 6 per checkout)
  • MICROFILM/MICROFICHE ... in-library only
  • LAPTOPS ... no checkouts
  • PROJECTORS ... no checkouts
  • CAMERAS ... no checkouts
  • CALCULATORS ... no checkouts
  • CD DRIVES ... no checkouts
  • LASER POINTERS ... no checkouts
  • INTERLIBRARY LOAN (ILL) ... no checkouts
  • EZ-BORROW ... no checkouts
  • PHOTOCOPYING ... yes
  • SCANNING ... yes
  • RESERVES ... no checkouts

To participate in the program you must:

  • Be a current student, staff member, or faculty member at Marshall University.
  • Complete the Authorization Form and have authorized by the appropriate staff member at the Drinko Library circulation desk, Special Collections desk, or the MUSC Learning Commons circulation desk.
  • Distance education students can download and complete the form and email it to circ@marshall.edu for approval. The form will be returned to you electronically and we will contact the Host library.
  • Take the completed form with your current university ID card to the Host library. You are responsible for any items you borrow from the Host library and are required to adhere to their due dates and policies. You may be asked to provide additional information to complete the registration process.

See full list of reciprocal on-site borrowing participating libraries here.


Library Restriction

  • Is Food Allowed?
    Food is allowed inside Drinko Library. Please be respectful of the facilities and clean up after yourselves so that we don’t feel the need to revise this policy.
  • Do I Have To Be Quiet?
    Please.

Where Do I Return Library Items?

  • Patrons may return materials at any Marshall University Library location
  • Book drops are located outside Drinko and MUSC Libraries for convenience.
  • All equipment (iPads, cameras, laptops, etc.) MUST be returned at the library from which they were borrowed. Equipment SHOULD NOT be returned using a book drop. Patron WILL be billed for damage to equipment returned in a book drop.

How Do I Renew Library Items?

  • In person at the circulation desk of any University Library location. Please bring all items to be renewed. Books may be renewed one time only. iPads may not be renewed.
  • Online by going to the online catalog and choosing "My Library". Materials may be renewed one time if no fines are owed, the items are not overdue, and have no holds placed on them