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Borrowing and Circulation

The Circulation Desk is located next to the main entrance on the Lower Level of the library. All library materials, including Course Reserves, items borrowed through Interlibrary Loan, and loaner laptops and iPads circulate from this desk. You must present your IIT ID card to borrow materials. Questions About Your Library Account?
phone: 312.567.6847
fax: 312.567.5318

Please note that materials owned by institutions other than I-Share libraries and borrowed by IIT patrons are subject to the loan, renewal and replacement policies of the lending institutions.

If you are not affiliated with IIT or with an I-Share library that has reciprocal borrowing arrangements with IIT, you may still borrow IIT books through your local public library's interlibrary loan service.

Items borrowed from I-Share libraries have the following loan period:
28 days and up to 3 renewals.

User Loan Period Renewals # of Items
Undergraduate 3 weeks 4 30
Graduate Duration of semester 2 50
Faculty / IITRI 16 weeks 2 50
IIT Staff 16 weeks 2 30
Alumni 3 weeks 4 10
Shimer/VanderCook/UTP 3 weeks 4 10


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