Columbia Staff

The loan periods listed below are generally applicable, but may vary by library.

Loan Periods

Books
1 Year
Journals
1 Year
Media
1-2 Weeks
Microforms
1 Week
Laptop and peripherals
3 Hours – Overnight
Specialized equipment
1-3 Days
Course reserve material
2 Hours – 3 Days

Permissions

Number of checkouts allowed
Unlimited
Cost of library access
No charge
Remote database access
Request annex material
Yes
2CUL privileges
N/A
Designate proxy borrowers
No
Spouse/domestic partner privileges
No

Special Considerations

More detailed information about reciprocal borrowing privileges can be found here. Application for a Cornell University Library borrowing card can be found here. Card will be active for 1 year and can be picked up in the Library Public Services Office located in room 116 of Olin Library. If in the area for 2 or more weeks and would like to make use of Borrow Direct please request a NetID in the Public Services Office when collecting your card. Books can be returned to either campus.