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Faculty FAQ: Borrowing and Requesting

Faculty FAQ

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Borrowing and Requesting at Brookens Library

How long can I check out items from the Library?

Can I put a hold on a book held by Brookens?

How do I use the Library's new search interface?

  • In order to maintain access to I-Share, Brookens Library transitioned to a new search interface.  This recorded workshop provides a comprehensive overview of the new search tool.

What is a proxy patron?

  • Current faculty can designate up to three(3) students to serve as proxies to pick up and check out library materials for them.  Fill out the Proxy Patron Request Form to ask for this service.

Access to Other Libraries

Suggest a Purchase

Providing materials to support the educational mission of the university is one of the library's key roles.  Any and all types of materials may be requested for purchase with the exception of course textbooks.  Purchases will be considered based on availability, cost, and need.  

If you need a specific book, video, or other item to support your research or teaching goals, send your request or recommendations to your Library Liaison or use this form (for books).