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Borrowing From Other Libraries: Guest Borrowers

Guest Borrowing at the Gumberg Library

The Gumberg Library allows for the borrowing of materials for a number of guest library patrons. Please refer to the tabbed box below to see which type of user best suits your current status.

If you are unsure on your status, please ask a librarian from the chat box on this page.

Print this form, have it completed by an authorized staff member at your home library, then bring it to the Gumberg Circulation Desk once it is completed.

For a full list of participating libraries in the PALCI Borrowing Program, please click here.
If you are a library user from one of the following libraries, please visit the Gumberg Library Circulation Desk for more information regarding borrowing:

- Mercy Hospital
- The Trinity School for Ministry
- The Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
- The specialized collections of the Byzantine Catholic Seminary
If you are a faculty member with OCLC Borrowing Privileges from one of the participating universities, please stop by the Gumberg Circulation Desk to register your account for borrowing and obtain your borrowing card.

Please refer to this page to check if your university is a participating library with the OCLC Faculty Borrowing Program.

Guest Borrowing Lending Information

Loan Period For Guest Borrowers

Please refer to the following for guest borrower loan information:

Guest Borrowers (PALCI, Partner Library, OCLC) 

Borrowing Period Number of Items Renewal Limit Fine Limit
4 Weeks (28 days) Up to 10 items Limited to 1 Renewal $5

For more specific information on lending items in the library, see "Item Specific Borrowing" here.

This page was updated by Kiera Mudry, MLIS.
September 2016