Borrowing Periodicals

Periodicals (magazines, journals, and newspapers) have different circulation policies depending on location and type.

Chemistry Library and Physics Library

  • Single issue periodicals circulate for one day
  • Bound volumes circulate for three days

Dimond Library, Biological Sciences Library, and the Engineering/Math/Computer Science Library

  • Most periodicals, both single issues and bound volumes, circulate for seven days
  • Most periodicals can be renewed online
  • The most recent issues of popular magazines at Dimond Library as well as the most recent issues of journals at the Biological Sciences and Engineering/Math/Computer Science Library are displayed for in-library use only

You must present your library card or a valid government-issued photo ID when you wish to borrow materials.

Newspapers do not circulate. They may be read in the Current Periodicals & Newspapers Room, Dimond Library Level 2.

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