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Borrow

Borrow Policies

Here are the policies to know when borrowing at the library. Please bring the required identification to the circulation desk when borrowing items.

Students

  • Loan period: 1 month
  • Item Limit: 50 items
  • Requirements: PC ID or photo ID & proof of enrollment.

Faculty & Staff

  • Loan period: 4 months
  • Item Limit: 100 items
  • Requirements: PC ID or photo ID

Alumni

  • Loan period: 1 month
  • Item Limit: 20 items
  • Requirements: PC degree holder. Please apply for a library card

HELIN Members

  • Loan period: 1 month
  • Item Limit: 30 items
  • Requirements: ID from member institution
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CRIARL Members

  • Loan period: 1 month
  • Item Limit: 20 items
  • Requirements: CRIARL membership card

Visiting Scholars or Non-PC Graduate Students

  • Loan period: 1 month
  • Item Limit: 20 items
  • Requirements: Please apply for a library card and bring your institution ID

Clergy

  • Loan period: 1 month
  • Item Limit: 20 items
  • Requirements: Please apply for a library card

Overdue and Billed Print Materials

There are no fines for overdue materials borrowed from Phillips Memorial Library. 

After 30 days, overdue materials become billed materials. Patrons are billed $50 for items not returned.

Charges for HELIN or interlibrary loan items may be transferred to your Phillips Memorial Library and/or bursar account. 

Borrow an Item not at PML

To explore extensive borrowing options, visit our HELIN Consortium and Interlibrary Loan pages, where you can learn how to access a broad range of materials from local libraries and beyond.

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