Access & Circulation

Checking out books, materials, and other equipment

A book is not on the shelf
First, look in Educat+ to make sure you have the correct location and call number. If you still can’t find the item, you have several options: 1. Your f...
Tue, 15 Aug, 2023 at 11:09 AM
Closed stack items
Need an item that says CLOSED STACK in EDUCAT+? Historical collections are stored in the basement and must be retrieved for your use by Library staff. Y...
Tue, 15 Aug, 2023 at 11:25 AM
Dissertation Advisement and library privileges
Students registered solely for dissertation advisement still have library privileges.
Tue, 15 Aug, 2023 at 11:15 AM
How are the book collections organized?
To locate specific items in the collections held Gottesman Libraries (books, dissertations, media, journals, e-resources), consult our online catalog Educat...
Fri, 21 Jul, 2023 at 9:41 AM
How do I pay for library fines?
You can pay any library fines or other associated fees using our secure Payments page. We accept American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa, and JB. Your ...
Fri, 21 Jul, 2023 at 9:41 AM
How do I renew a book?
You can view and renew checked out books online.  Please note that overdue books cannot be renewed online. Auto or self-renewal of materials checked ou...
Fri, 21 Jul, 2023 at 9:43 AM
How long can a book be checked out?
Current and affiliated members can typically check out library materials typically for an entire semester.  An item you check out this semester generally wi...
Fri, 21 Jul, 2023 at 9:42 AM
How many books can I check out from the Gottesman Libraries?
Our Circulation Policy will provide you with the most up-to-date information on the number of books one can check out from the Gottesman Libraries.
Fri, 21 Jul, 2023 at 9:52 AM
How to a borrow items on behalf of a faculty or adminsitrator at the Gottesman Libraries?
Becoming a Proxy Borrower will allow you to check out print materials under the faculty member or administrator's account. To initiate this status t...
Tue, 18 Jul, 2023 at 11:57 AM
How to recall an item.
Given the semester-long loan periods of circulating materials and to facilitate equitable use of materials, patrons may recall a currently checked-out item....
Tue, 18 Jul, 2023 at 2:07 PM