Borrow, Renew, Request


Borrow From the Library

Students, faculty/staff, and visitors may borrow materials from the OWU Libraries with a valid Ohio Wesleyan University ID or specially issued library card. Checkout periods for the most common items are shown below. The library's circulation policy contains detailed information about the loan periods and fines for all items.


Our Materials:


Students Faculty/Staff Visitors*
Loan Period Renewals Loan Period Renewals Loan Period Renewals
Books in the general collection 5 weeks 2 1 year 1 5 weeks 1
Government documents 5 weeks 2 5 weeks 1 5 weeks 1
Browsing collection 5 weeks 0 5 weeks 0 5 weeks 0
Periodicals 0 0 1 day 0 0 0
Most media ** 7 days 3 7 days 3 0 0

* Visitors include alumni, family of faculty and staff, and special researchers.

** Does not include media equipment.

Materials from Other Libraries:


Students Faculty/Staff Visitors*
Loan Period Renewals Loan Period Renewals Loan Period Renewals
CONSORT loans (Dension, Kenyon, Wooster) 3 weeks seniors;
end of term
6
1
End of term 1 3 weeks 6
OhioLINK loans 3 weeks 6 6 weeks 6 3 weeks 6
OhioLINK media 7 days 3 7 days 3 7 days 3

* Visitors include alumni, family of faculty and staff, and special researchers. Delaware residents and high school students may not borrow materials from other CONSORT schools or OhioLINK libraries. Instead, they should establish SearchOhio accounts through their local public library.



Renew

You can renew books, media, and government documents you have checked out by logging into your library account with your name and library barcode number.

Your Library Barcode
OWU ID with Library Barcode

See the tables above for information on how many times you may renew the items you have checked out.

Some items, such as periodicals, items from the browsing collection, items on reserve, and items for which other patrons have submitted requests may not be renewed.




Request from Other Libraries

If you are a student, faculty, or staff member, you may borrow items from other CONSORT schools - Kenyon College, Denison University, and College of Wooster.

To request an item from another CONSORT school, click the request button for the item you would like to borrow in CONSORT and enter your name and library barcode number.

You may also borrow items from OhioLINK, a consortium of 90 college and university libraries, plus the State Library of Ohio.

If you have trouble finding an item in CONSORT or OhioLINK, you can request materials through ILLiad, our interlibrary loan service. Please allow extra time for delivery of these items.

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