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Non-Georgetown Affiliated Faculty & Student Borrowing Policies

College students currently enrolled at other institutions, or faculty members currently teaching at another institutions, can purchase four months of Special Borrower privileges for $50 at our Circulation Desk. In order to qualify for these borrowing privileges, an active ID (with an expiration date) must be presented upon registration. Call (202) 687-7607 with questions.

 

Books

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  Limitations Loan Period
Items from Lauinger, Blommer, or Woodstock Libraries Max of 6 on account at one time 4 weeks *

* All items are subject to recall. Recalled items are due 14 days after the recall is placed, or 1 week if needed for course reserves.

Other Materials

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  Limitations Loan Period
Bound Journals Not Allowed N/A
Media (DVDs on 2nd Floor, CDs at Circulation Desk) Media In Library Only  
Equipment (from Gelardin New Media Center) Not Allowed N/A
Reserves Not Allowed N/A
Kindles Not Allowed N/A
Government Documents See Book Borrowing Privileges 4 weeks *

* All items are subject to recall. Recalled items are due 14 days after the recall is placed, or 1 week if needed for course reserves.

Renew Your Items

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You may renew your books up to three times if they have not been requested by another borrower.

Books and media can be renewed online through HoyaSearch from the My Library Account option, by phone at (202) 687-7607, in person at the Circulation Desk, or by responding to the electronic overdue notice.

Fines will accrue on all materials renewed three days or more beyond the listed due date.