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Borrowing Library Materials: Circulation Policies

A Guide to Borrowing Library Materials and Using Our SelfCheck Stations


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Paula Abisognio
Carnegie Library, room 108

Policies on Borrowing Library Materials

Materials That Must Be Used in the Library

Archives and Special Collections materials may only be used in the library and only by appointment.  For more information, please contact

Circulating Collections

Most books can be borrowed for 4 weeks and can be renewed using our self checkout machines (see next section in this guide).  You can also renew books online using the My Account feature in the online catalog or by contacting me.  You can return books in the bookdrop (located in the front vestibule), or send them back through interoffice mail.  Please mail books back to the Library if you're off campus or have left CSHL.

Please contact me if you have any questions, experience any problems, or if you'd like me to send you any books.