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Borrow from Gumberg

Loan Periods for current DU students, faculty, staff, and admin

Borrow from Gumberg Library

Current Duquesne University students, faculty, staff, and administration:
check out items at the 4th floor circulation desk with your Duquesne ID
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Borrow Books from the General Circulating Collection

Full time faculty 52 weeks; 1 renewal 100 No
Part time faculty 16 weeks; 1 renewal 100 No
Retired/emeritus faculty 16 weeks; 1 renewal 100 No
Administrator 16 weeks; 1 renewal 100 No
Staff 16 weeks; 1 renewal 100 No
Undergraduate student 16 weeks; 1 renewal 100 $0.20/day
Graduate student 16 weeks; 1 renewal 100 $0.20/day
Alumni 4 weeks; 1 renewal 20 $0.20/day
Reciprocal or special borrower 4 weeks; 1 renewal 20 $0.20/day
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Borrow Other Items

DVD, CD, or other AV 2 weeks; 1 renewal $0.20/day for students & special borrowers
Curriculum Center kit, manipulative, puppet 2 weeks; 1 renewal $0.20/day for students & special borrowers
Phenomenology Center Book 2 weeks; 1 renewal $0.20/day for students & special borrowers
Journal 2 weeks; 1 renewal $0.20/day for students & special borrowers
E-Z Borrow Book 6 weeks; 1 renewal $0.20/day for students & special borrowers
Interlibrary loan item 4 weeks; 1 renewal Determined by lending library
Reserve item (in-library) 2, 3, 4, or 5 hours; 1 renewal $0.50/hour
Reserve item (circulating) 1, 3, or 7 days $1.00/day
Group room key 4 hours; by reservation only $5.00/hour
Study room key 4 hours; 1 renewal if no wait list $0.50/hour
Laptops & equipment 4 hours; 1 renewal if no wait list $0.50/hour
Bone boxes 4 hours; 1 renewal if no wait list $0.50/hour

 

How does billing work?

Notification/ Billing
  • Email notices are a courtesy! Users are responsible for returning items on time.

  • At 4 weeks, borrowers are billed for replacement cost of the item.

  • If the items are not returned after they are billed, charges may be applied to student accounts.

Paying for Fines and Lost Books

Borrowers may pay fines and replacement costs for lost books at the Circulation Desk.

  • The Gumberg Library accepts cash or check as forms of payment.

Circulation Desk Contact

Circulation Desk

4th Floor, Gumberg Library

Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA 15282

412.396.6130