Answered By: Mugar Library
Last Updated: Sep 15, 2016     Views: 102

Individuals with a current Boston University “Terrier” card, a Boston University Alumni card, or a Boston Library Consortium card issued by a cooperating library are eligible to borrow library materials. Consult the table below for the loan periods and renewal options as they apply to borrower status, expiration date and the type of material.

Undergraduates
Alumni
BLC Card Holders
Books: 28 days or the expiration date on your record (whichever is earlier), renewable
Journals: Library Use Only
Reserve: 2 hours, 24 hours, or 3 days no renewal
Faculty Books: 365 days or the expiration date on your record (whichever is earlier),  renewable
Journals: 24 hours no renewal
Reserve: 2 hours, 24 hours, or 3 days no renewal
Graduate Students / Staff Books: 133 days or the expiration date on your record (whichever is earlier), renewable
Journals: 24 hours (Staff only) no renewal
Reserve: 2 hours, 24 hours, or 3 days no renewal
 
  • Reference materials: May not be taken from the library.

Please note that all checked out items are subject to recall at any time during their loan period.

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