Borrowing Library Materials

Bring the materials to the Access Services (KC) or Front Desk (DLM, Basque, Savitt) The Access Services desk is located on the 2nd floor of the Knowledge Center. The Front Desks are located in the DeLaMare Library basement and near the entrance of both the Savitt Medical Library and the Basque Library.
Access Services desk at the Knowledge Center with a student checking out books
Find the materials you wish to borrow Locate the materials you wish to borrow using OneSearch.
Book stacks in the Knowledge Center
Try our Self-Checkout Machine For your convenience in the Knowledge Center, books may also be checked out using the Self-Checkout machine located next to the library services desk on the second floor.
Self checkout machine in the KC
 

Requesting Library Materials

Request a book from the Knowledge Center

Books in the catalog with status NOT CHK'D OUT may be requested to pick-up by clicking the Request this item button at the bottom of the record. Enter your NetID & password, select a Pickup Location and hit Submit. If you do not have a NetID, use the right side of the form by typing your first or last name and the barcode on your library card.

Request University Libraries' material through Campus Express

Undergraduate students, Graduate students, Staff, and Faculty affiliated with The University of Nevada, Reno may use Campus Express to request articles and book chapters - available within the University Libraries - to be scanned and sent via email. Graduate students, Faculty, and Staff who have a campus mail stop may request books - available within the University Libraries - to be delivered. Login to ILLiad to submit a request.

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Request material through Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Our ILL service allows users to request books and copies of articles that they cannot otherwise access from University Libraries or online. Please visit our ILL page for more information.

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Request material from MARS

Material located in MARS with status NOT CHK'D OUT may be requested to pick-up by clicking the REQUEST IT button within the Location field of the record. Enter your NetID & password and hit Submit. If you do not have a NetID, use the right side of the form by typing your first or last name and the barcode on the back of your library card.

Requesting Items from MARS

 

Renewing Library Materials

Call the Access Services Desk at (775) 682-5625 to renew by phone.

Renew Online

Certain materials, such as books, can be renewed online using your library account.

Renew In Person

Stop by the services desk in any campus library to renew materials.

 

Returning Library Materials

In keeping with CDC recommendations, returned materials are quarantined for 24 hours prior to being checked-in. Please allow up to two days for this to reflect in your library account.

Returning Outside

University Libraries have four outside book-drops located throughout campus.

Returning Inside

Each location accepts returns inside, as well. Please check library hours before planning your trip.

Equipment and media should be returned to the desk where they were originally checked-out.

Use the following address to mail returns:

Attn: Access Services
University Libraries MS / 0322
1664 N Virginia St
Reno, NV 89557

 

Borrowing Policies

Find out when you can renew items and learn about fees for overdue materials below.