Check Out Materials

smiling person checking out an item at a service desk
The basics you need to know in order to borrow our materials.
During the current semester services related to physical materials are active, but may continue to experience disruptions or delays. Please see the Continuity of Library Services Guide for service updates. If you have questions about borrowing materials, please contact Ask Us.

Borrowing Items from the Libraries

Students, faculty, staff, and members of the community with valid ID cards may borrow many library-owned items.

  • Most books, music, media, and other formats can be checked out.
  • New periodicals, rare, and unique items are considered non-circulating items.

Items in the catalog will display their current availability and circulating status.

Circulation Policies

Need information on loan periods, the number or renewals allowed, checkout limits, and fines rates by classification? Look here:

See Also:

Checkout Locations

Items can be checked out at one of the following locations:

Borrowing Reserve Items

Items on reserves have special loan periods, fines and fees, and rules for checkout. Please read more about:

Borrowing from Other Libraries

Members of the UNT community who need a document that is not in our collection can: