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Borrowing Privileges

Borrowing privileges at the Lehigh Libraries are extended to current Lehigh faculty, staff and students; students and faculty at LVAIC institutions; faculty from participating OCLC and PALCI academic research libraries;  Friends of the Lehigh University Libraries at a contributing membership level of $75.00 annually.  For more information about borrowing books from the libraries call Lending Services at 610-758-4992.

Loan Periods

Loan periods vary according to borrower status and material type. Reserve items, media and laptops are loaned for periods ranging from four hours to seven days. Leisure items circulate for 50 days with one renewal. Reference materials and unbound journals must be used in the library.

Loan periods for books are listed below. Books are subject to recall after thirty days if a member of the Lehigh community makes a request.

  • Faculty, Staff: One year
  • Grad Students: One semester
  • Undergrads, Other (Friends, LVAIC, etc.):  50 Days

For questions or concerns please contact Lending Services at 758-4992 or inlend@lehigh.edu.