Borrowing Privileges

Circulation Period

Type of materials Circulation period
Audiovisuals one week
Books 6 weeks
Journals in-house use only
Reference in-house use only
Reserve materials in-house use for four(4) hours

Users may check out up to four (4) items.  Materials can be renewed either in person or by telephone.  Renewals must take place on or before the date that the materials are due.


Audiovisual materials must be checked out and returned to the Media Center Desk.

Students from the following Newark institutions are entitled to limited borrowing privileges:

  • Rutgers University – Newark
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Essex County College

A current validation sticker on their student ID or letter of authorization from their college or university library is required in order to borrow materials.  Students who wish to borrow books during the summer must also present a copy of their class registration form; borrowing privileges will be granted until one week prior to the ending date of the course.