Loan Periods

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  • General Collection and Periodicals: See Chart
  • McNaughton Collection: 28 days. 
  • Juvenile Collection: 28 days. Audio Books: 28 days.
  • Compact Discs: 7 days. Video Cassettes & DVDs: 3 days. 
  • Reserves: Varies (professor chooses from 4 options ranging from 2 hours in library use to circulates for 3 days).
  • Laptops: 2 hour in-library use only.


  • Videocassettes & DVDs: Limit of 3 at a time. Compact Discs: Limit of 3 at a time.


  • Lost items will be billed at a $25.00 replacement cost plus a $20.00 processing fee.

Loss of Privileges

  • Borrowing privileges will be lost if more than 3 items are overdue.

How to Renew


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Log in to your library account
Enter your library barcode and verification/password (which is initially set to your library barcode number). 
Under "Borrowing Activity" click on the number that appears after "Loans." 
Use the check-box to select the items you want to renew. 
Click on "Renew Selected" from the menu above. 

By Email

Send your renewal request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Provide your name and the titles of the items you'd like to renew.

By Phone

Call Herrick's front desk at 607-871-2184.


Ask a staff person at the library's front desk to renew your items. There is no need to bring the items with you.