Retired Faculty and Staff or Visiting Scholars

Retired UD faculty and staff must request a free library card from the 1st floor Circulation desk. Photo identification must be presented at time of request. All materials are checked out at the 1st floor Circulation desk.

Visiting Scholars must request a free library card from 1st floor Circulation desk. A letter from their department must be presented at time of request.

You can borrow from us...

  • Local materials (max number 100) and media
  • Leisure Reading materials
  • OhioLINK materials (max number 100) and media

....and you can keep them longer. 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 120 days 4 15 cents per day
Local media 7 days 1 50 cents per day
Leisure Reading materials 21 days 1 15 cents per day
OhioLINK materials 21 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
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'll have to stay a while to view them

  • Reference materials
  • Journals

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: 30

Not all of our inventory is on our shelves

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