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Your UB Card serves as your library card. Current UB students, faculty and staff may use their cards to check out books and other materials at any campus library.

Loan Periods

Loan periods vary and are determined by library location, material type and borrower status.

Generally Circulating and Audio/Visual Materials

  • 16 Weeks: all active UB faculty, staff, and students
  • 16 Weeks: walk-in borrowers affiliated with a SUNY institution
  • 30 Days: University Libraries Courtesy and Guest Borrowers

Loanable Equipment

  • 7 Days for active UB faculty, staff and students only

Course Reserve Loan Period - Print

  • 2 hours in-library-use
  • 4 hours in-library-use
  • 4 hours overnight
  • 24 hours
  • 7 days

Digital Course Reserve Loan Period

  • 2 hours