How Do I Borrow Materials, Technology, & Study Rooms?

  • Check out materials using your student ID
  • Check out books & DVDs at the Check Out Desk on the 1st or 2nd floor
  • Check out Microsoft SurfacePros, iPad Minis, & textbooks on the 1st floor
  • Check out Study Rooms on the 1st or 2nd floor
  • Check out computers on the 1st or 2nd floors by logging in with your Portal username and password
  • There are no late fines
Material Check-Out Period
Book 3 weeks
DVD 1 week
Instructor Reseves 2 hours; in-library use only
Computers 4 hours; in-library use only
Microsoft SurfacePros & iPad Minis
  • 4 hours; in-library use
  • Limited # of iPads & laptops for weekend & 1-week use
Study Room 2 hours
Headphones, calculators, dry-erase markers, etc. 4 hours; in-library use only
Periodicals (print magazines, journals, newspapers) & Archives 8 hours; in-library use only

How Do I Renew Materials?

  • Renew books and DVDs at the Check Out Desk or once through OneSearch, the library catalog
    • Additional renewals must be done at the Check Out Desk
  • Renew Microsoft SurfacePros and iPad Minis at the Check Out Desk

How Do I Return Materials?

  • Inside book drops are located in the Check Out Desk counter in both libraries 
  • The outside book drop at the Merced Campus is in the wall to the right of the double entry doors
  • The outside book drop at the Los Banos Campus is in the wall next to the exterior bookstore window