UIUC Books can be checked out for 4 weeks; periodicals - building use only. Books can be renewed up to 10 times.
I-Share books can be checked out for 28 days; periodicals can be checked out for 2 weeks. Items can usually be renewed up to 3 times.
100 items can be checked out at a time.
Graduate Students, Faculty/Academic Professionals, and Staff
UIUC Books can be checked out for 16 weeks; periodicals can be checked out for 2 weeks. Items can be renewed up to 10 times.
I-Share books can be checked out for 28 days; periodicals can be checked out for 2 weeks. Items can usually be renewed up to 3 times for graduate students and 6 times for faculty/staff.
There are no limits on how many materials can be checked out at a time.
More information on borrowing privileges can be found here.
For information on our reserves system, consult this libguide.
UIUC affiliates have full access to the library's electronic resources. If you have questions about policies regarding access, please consult this FAQ.
Most library materials, including those from I-Share, can be returned to any library on campus. However, there are some exceptions:
- Videos, DVDs, and Video Games must be returned to the Undergraduate Library.
- Interlibrary loan materials must be returned to the Circulation Desk on the 2nd floor of the Main Library.
There is also a book drop located outside on the west side of the Main Library (located on the corner of Armory and Wright). To find the Main Library, consult this map
(it will be listed as University Library).
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