Faculty and Staff, and Graduate Assistants

Your University ID card is your library card. All materials are checked out at the 1st floor Circulation desk.

You can borrow from us...

  • Local materials (max number 500) and media
  • Leisure Reading materials
  • OhioLINK materials (max number 200) and media
  • Materials and media from other libraries

....and you can keep them longer. Faculty and staff, and graduate assistants who check out books (except OhioLINK items) between January and June will have their books due at the end of the semester in December. If between July and December, the books are due at the end of the semester in May.

Renew library materials by accessing your library record and following the on-screen directions. You may also renew in person at the 1st floor Circulation desk or by phone at 937-229-4234. Renewals will be blocked if there are holds or other requests for the item.

But you have to bring it back

Loan Period Renewals Fines
Local materials Max. # days 350 6
Local media 7 days 1
Leisure Reading materials 21 days 1 15 cents per day
OhioLINK materials 42 days  6 50 cents per day
OhioLINK media Varies 3 50 cents per day
SearchOhio materials 21 days 3 50 cents per day
SearchOhio media Varies 3 50 cents per day
Interlibrary Loan materials Varies Varies $1.00 per day
Reserve materials Varies No 50 cents per hour for hourly loans, 50 cents per day for daily/weekly loans

Some items are so special, you can't keep them as long

  • Reference Materials: May be loaned upon approval from reference librarians
  • Bound journals: May be loaned for 3 days upon approval from reference librarians. Current journals do not circulate

You can even borrow from other libraries

Interlibrary loan (also know as ILL): a service that obtains materials from other libraries is available. Please check at 1st floor circulation desk for more information by phone at 937-229-4234.

What you want is checked out?

You can request an item by placing a hold. We'll let you know when it comes back. Maximum number of holds: 100

Not all of our inventory is on our shelves

Some of our items are in storage so you may have to wait up to 4 days for retrieval.  Please check at 1st floor Circulation Desk for more details.