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Card Swipe Access

For your safety, and to improve the study environment, anyone entering Gumberg Library must swipe in during the following hours:

Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 8 a.m.
and 5 p.m. to closing

ALL DAY Saturday & Sunday


Gumberg Library is your library, and we invite you to take advantage of all that we have to offer. If you have papers to research, want to study with friends, or just want to relax with a movie or bestseller, come to the library. Staff are available to help you — so please ask questions and let us know your needs. Your success is our goal!

Undergraduate Borrowing

From Gumberg Library                                                     

  • Use your DU ID  to borrow and renew items
  • Borrow up to 100 items for 16 weeks
  • Most items can have up to 2 renewals* (see Borrowing Policies link for exceptions) 
  • Fines for overdue materials are generally $.20 per day* (may be higher for special items)
  • Laptops and headphones may be checked out within the library for 4 hours; Study room keys may be checked out for 4 hours.
  • Course Reserve textbooks can be checked out within the library for 2 hours

See Borrowing Policies for more details.

From other libraries

Borrow items from other libraries and pick them up at Gumberg Library's Circulation Desk.

Research Help

Get help!

If you would like to meet with a librarian, click here to view a full list of librarians with specializations for your research needs: 

Library Liaisons!

Start Your Search Here

Not sure where to look for your research information? Use these starter resources!

For Distance/Online Learners

If you are enrolled in an online program or are completing your education as a distance learner, you can use Zoom to connect virtually with Gumberg librarians. 

Visit this page for information on how to download and use Zoom:

This guide was modified by Kiera Mudry, MLIS and Kelsey O'Rourke, MLIS.