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Gumberg for Alumni & Special Borrowers

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Alumni Library Privileges

***Click here to complete Alumni Borrowing Form***

  • You will receive an email notification when your card is available for pickup. Please note that it may take up to 2 business days to confirm alumni status.
  • Please bring photo ID and stop at the 4th floor circulation desk to pick up your card. Cards cannot be mailed. 

Upon verification of alumni status and registration in the library's user database, alumni are afforded the following library privileges:

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Borrowing Gumberg Library Materials

  • Circulating books may be checked out for 28 days, with one renewal permitted
  • Materials from other collections (Music, Curriculum Center, Audiovisuals, Phenomenology Center) circulate according to their respective time frames
  • A maximum of 20 items may be checked out at a given time
  • Renewals may be requested in person or over the phone at 412.396.6130

Gumberg Research Database Access

  • Mango Languages database is the first library-licensed product available to ALL Duquesne alumni!
  • For all other library databases, you must be in the library to access the databases. Licensing restrictions prevent off-site access.
  • Stop by the Circulation Desk for an alumni computer log-in 
  • Interlibrary Loan and E-Z Borrow services are not available to alumni.

Room Keys/Laptops

  • Study rooms and laptops are not available during the academic year
  • Exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis during the summer months and holiday periods


  • Stop by the Circulation Desk for an alumni computer log-in