Borrowing from TCNJ & Other Libraries

My Library Account

Review materials checked out and renew them online.

Course Reserves

How to find class materials on reserve.

Interlibrary Loan

Request materials not owned by TCNJ Library.

TCNJ Library Laptop Loaner Program Policy

Borrow laptop for in-house use in the Library.

VALE Reciprocal Borrowing for Faculty/Staff/Students

Obtain borrowing privileges from participating New Jersey libraries

TCNJ Library Borrowing Policy

TCNJ Library Borrowing Privileges for:

TCNJ Students
Material Loan Periods Renewals Limits Overdue Fines Lost Item Charges
  • Books
  • Music Scores
  • Pictures (visual aids)
3 weeks* 2 50 items total** $0.50/day Current cost or $50.00.
  • Government docs (some are non-circulating)
1 week 1 10 items $0.50/day Current cost or $50.00.
  • New Text Books
7 days N/A 5 items $0.50/day Current cost or $50.00.
  • Reserves
3-hours or2-days or7-days N/A 4 items total $1.00/hour (max. of $15.00 per item) Current cost or $50.00.
  • Sound Recordings (CDs, LPs, Cassette Tapes)
1 week 1 10 items $0.50/day Current cost or $50.00.
  • Videos/DVDs
Overnight*** N/A 4 $0.50/day Current cost or $50.00.
  • Media Reserves
3-hours 1 4 items total $1.00/hour (max. of $15.00 per item) Current cost or $50.00.
*Graduate Students are entitled to 1 semester Loan Period in this category of library materials.

**Total Library loan limit accross all categories (excluding Reserves)

***Overnight if checked out within 3 hours of closing time. Due back by 10:00 AM the following day and within two hours of the 10:00 AM opening on Saturday and the 1:00 PM opening on Sunday

TCNJ Faculty/Staff/Graduate Assistants
Material Loan Periods Renewals Limits Overdue Fines Lost Item Charges
  • Books
  • Music Scores
  • Pictures (visual aids)
1 semester 3 No limit N/A Current cost or $50.00.
  • Government docs (some are non-circulating)
1 week 1 No limit N/A Current cost or $50.00.
  • New Text Books
7 days N/A No limit N/A Current cost or $50.00.
  • Reserves
3-hours or2-days or7-days N/A 4 items total N/A Current cost or $50.00.
  • Sound Recordings (CDs, LPs, Cassette Tapes)
1 semester 3 No limit N/A Current cost or $50.00.
  • Videos/DVDs
1 week N/A No limit N/A Current cost or $50.00.
  • Media Reserves
3-hours N/A 4 items total N/A Current cost or $50.00.
TCNJ Alumni
Material Loan Periods Renewals Limits Overdue Fines Lost Item Charges
  • Books
  • Music Scores
  • Pictures (visual aids)
3 weeks 2 20 items total* $0.50/day Current cost or $50.00.
  • Government docs (some are non-circulating)
1 week 1 10 items $0.50/day Current cost or $50.00.
  • New Text Books
7 days N/A 1 item $0.50/day Current cost or $50.00.
  • Sound Recordings (CDs, LPs, Cassette Tapes)
1 week 1 6 items $0.50/day Current cost or $50.00.
  • Videos/DVDs
In house only None N/A N/A Current cost or $50.00.

*Total Library loan limit accross all categories

TCNJ Guests, including VALE Institution Faculty, Students & Staff, Public School Teachers & Staff and Paying Library Users
Material Loan Periods Renewals Limits Overdue Fines Lost Item Charges
  • Books
  • Music Scores (some are non-circulating)
  • Pictures (visual aids)
3 weeks 1 10 items total* $0.50/day Current cost or $50.00.
  • Government docs (some are non-circulating)
1 week 1 10 items $0.50/day Current cost or $50.00.
  • New Text Books
7 days N/A 1 item $0.50/day Current cost or $50.00.
  • Sound Recordings (CDs, LPs, Cassette Tapes)
1 week 1 4 items $0.50/day Current cost or $50.00.
  • Videos/DVDs
In house only N/A N/A N/A Current cost or $50.00.

* Total Library loan limit accross all categories

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