Borrow and Return
While anyone can visit and browse our shelves during regular library hours, only UMD & Other Affiliated Users may borrow materials from our collections. Follow the links on this page to learn how borrowing works (returning is important too, we love getting things back!).
Learn what you can borrow and for how long based on your status and affiliation.
Learn how to borrow books and media from the Libraries.
Learn what equipment you can borrow, including laptops, chargers, cameras, and more!
Learn how to return books, media, and equipment you borrowed from the Libraries.
Learn more about what happens if items are returned late, damaged, or not at all.
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