Borrowing

 

Borrowers

Eligible Borrowers, Community/Alumni Members, Corporations

Renewals

Online Renewal

Returns

Special Returns, Drive-Up Returns, Campus Returns, Mail Returns

Services

Placing Holds on Checked-Out Books, Search Services

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions for Borrowing

Other

Fines, Borrowing from Other Libraries, Lending to Other Libraries

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Find a Book

Search the SDSU library catalog.

Find a Book

Renew Your Book

Renew your book online.

Renew Your Book

Return Your Book

Where and how you can return your book.

Return Your Book

Place a Hold on a Book

All recalling/placing holds on checked-out books.

Place a Hold on a Book

Borrow from Another Library

How you can borrow from another library.

Borrow from Another Library

Borrow Media Equipment

Borrow video cameras, laptops, tablets, eReaders, cords etc.

Borrow Media Equipment
 

My Library Record and PIN

My Library Record
Log in to view what books you have checked out, check the status of your holds and other requests, and renew books.

Create/reset PIN
If you're a new SDSU student/faculty/staff, you can create a library PIN to access library resources. If you've forgotten your PIN, you can reset it.

Returns, Holds, Searches, Renewals

Returns
Information on book return locations and returning by mail.

Holds
To reserve an item currently checked out by another borrower, you may place a Hold on it, either online or at the Circulation Desk.

Searches
Can't find a book in the stacks? You may place a ‘Request/Hold’ on the item from any terminal within the library and we'll search for it.

Renewals
How to log into your Library Record and renew materials.

Loan Periods and Fines

Loan periods
A chart of the loan periods and the number of renewals permitted, which vary according to patron, material, and location types.

Fines
Information on how much library fines are and how to pay them.

Appealing library fines
If you think the library has made an error or if you have a special situation that made it difficult for you to return or renew materials on time, you may file an appeal. Charges may be upheld, reduced or cancelled. Appeals must be filed within 30 days of billing.

Course Reserves

Course reserves
The Library holds material on course reserve for faculty across campus. Students can check most of these books and periodicals out for loan periods determined by the course professor, at the Circulation / Course Reserves desk. Multimedia is on reserve at the Media Center.

Contact Us

Circulation Contact

Location: Library Addition, 1st Floor
Phone: 619.594.6793
Email: ill@mail.sdsu.edu

sdsu library circulation desk area