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Eligible Borrowers

University of Dayton students, faculty and staff are eligible to borrow materials from University Libraries. Borrowing privileges vary according to borrower status. Questions about borrowing? Contact circdesk@udayton.edu or call 937-229-4234. 

Roesch Library
  • Materials are loaned for 21 days and can be renewed up to six times. 
  • Multimedia is loaned for 21 days and can be renewed only one time. 
  • Media equipment loans vary and may not be renewed. 
  • Leisure reading materials are loaned for 21 days and can be renewed only one time. 
  • Reserve material loans vary and may not be renewed. 
  • Bound Journals are loaned for 3 days and may not be renewed. Current issues are loaned for 3 hours.
  • Reference materials do not circulate and must be used in the library.
OhioLINK
  • Materials are loaned for 21 days and can be renewed up to six times. 
  • Media loans vary and can be renewed up to three times. 
SearchOhio
  • Materials are loaned for 21 days and can be renewed up to three times. 
  • Media loans vary and can be renewed up to three times. 
Interlibrary Loan
  • Loan and renewal times vary. 
More Information
  • Borrowing privileges, interlibrary loan requests, registration, and transcript requests will be blocked if you have been billed replacement costs for lost items.
  • 25 is the maximum number of checkouts, including OhioLINK and SearchOhio.
  • 10 is the maximum number of holds.
  • Fines and fees of $100.00 or more will result in diplomas being withheld.

Roesch Library
  • Materials are loaned for 56 days and can be renewed up to six times. 
  • Multimedia is loaned for 21 days and can be renewed only one time.
  • Media equipment loans vary and may not be renewed. 
  • Leisure reading materials are loaned for 21 days and can be renewed only one time. 
  • Reserve material loans vary and may not be renewed. 
  • Bound journals may be loaned for days and may not be renewed. Current issues are loaned for hours.
  • Reference materials do not circulate and must be used in the library.
OhioLINK
  • Materials are loaned for 21 days and can be renewed up to six times. 
  • Media loans vary and can be renewed up to three times. 
SearchOhio
  • Materials are loaned for 21 days and can be renewed up to three times. 
  • Media loans vary and can be renewed up to three times. 
Interlibrary Loan
  • Loan and renewal times vary. 
More Information
  • Borrowing privileges, interlibrary loan requests, registration, and transcript requests will be blocked if you have been billed replacement costs for lost items.
  • 200 is the maximum number of checkouts, including OhioLINK and SearchOhio.
  • 100 is the maximum number of holds.
  • Fines and fees of $100.00 or more will result in diplomas being withheld.

Roesch Library
  • Materials are loaned for a maximum of two semesters and can be renewed up to six times.
  • Multimedia is loaned for 21 days and can be renewed only one time.
  • Media equipment loans vary and may not be renewed.
  • Leisure reading materials are loaned for 21 days and can be renewed only one time.
  • Reserve material loans vary and may not be renewed. 
  • Bound journals may be loaned for 3 days, no renewals. Current issues are loaned for 3 hours.
  • Reference materials do not circulate and must be used in the library.
OhioLINK
  • Materials are loaned for 42 days and can be renewed up to six times. 
  • Media loans vary and can be renewed up to three times. 
SearchOhio
  • Materials are loaned for 21 days and can be renewed up to three times. 
  • Media loans vary and can be renewed up to three times. 
Interlibrary Loan
  • Loan and renewal times vary. 
More Information
  • Borrowing privileges will be blocked if you have been billed replacement costs for lost items. 
  • 500 is the maximum number of checkouts, including OhioLINK and SearchOhio.
  • 100 is the maximum number of holds.
  • Fines and fees of $100.00 or more will result in diplomas being withheld.

UD alumni currently living in Ohio may receive a free courtesy card. A valid photo ID and proof of current residence, such as a recent bill, must be verified before the card is issued. Marianists can also receive a free courtesy card; identification is required.

Roesch Library
  • Materials are loaned for 21 days and can be renewed up to six times. 
  • Multimedia is loaned for 21 days and can be renewed only one time.
  • Media equipment loans vary and may not be renewed.  
  • Leisure reading materials are loaned for 21 days and can be renewed only one time. 
  • Reserve material loans vary and may not be renewed. 
  • Bound journals are loaned for 3 days and may not be renewed. Current issues are loaned for 3 hours.
  • Reference materials do not circulate and must be used in the library.
OhioLINK
  • Materials are loaned for 21 days and can be renewed up to six times. 
  • Media loans vary and may not be renewed. 
SearchOhio
  • Materials are loaned for 21 days and can be renewed up to three times. 
  • Media loans vary and can be renewed up to three times. 
More Information
  • Borrowing privileges will be blocked if you have been billed replacement costs for lost items.
  • 20 is the maximum number of checkouts, including OhioLINK and SearchOhio.
  • 5 is the maximum number of holds.
  • Interlibrary Loan (ILL), a service that obtains materials from other libraries outside of Ohio, is not available.

Roesch Library
  • Materials are loaned for a maximum of 120 days and can be renewed up to six times. 
  • Multimedia is loaned for 21 days and can be renewed only one time.
  • Leisure reading materials are loaned for 21 days and can be renewed only one time.
  • Reserve material loans vary and may not be renewed. 
  • Bound journals are loaned for days and may not be renewed. Current issues are loaned for 3 hours.
  • Reference materials do not circulate and must be used in the library.
OhioLINK
  • Materials are loaned for 21 days and can be renewed up to six times.
  • Media loans vary and can be renewed up to three times. 
SearchOhio
  • Materials are loaned for 21 days and can be renewed up to three times.
  • Media loans vary and can be renewed up to three times.
More Information
  • Borrowing privileges will be blocked if you have been billed replacement costs for lost items. 
  • 100 is the maximum number of checkouts, including OhioLINK and SearchOhio.
  • 30 is the maximum number of holds.
  • Interlibrary loan (ILL), a service that obtains materials from libraries outside Ohio, is not available.

Courtesy Cards

Courtesy cards are issued at the first-floor Information Point desk to anyone without a UD account for $50. Courtesy cards are effective for one year and may be renewed. 

SOCHE/OhioLINK

SOCHE members will be issued a free courtesy card. Identification from your home institution is required. Borrowing policies of your home institution apply. 

OhioLINK faculty, staff or students must use their home institution ID card. Borrowing policies of your home institution apply. If you have any questions, please call your home library for more information. 

State Library of Ohio cardholders can borrow UD materials for free by requesting them via OhioLINK. Dayton Metro Library, Greene County Public Library and Washington Centerville Public Library cardholders can borrow UD materials using SearchOhio.

OSHER Lifelong Learners

Please contact 937-229-4234 or library@udayton.edu for borrowing information.