To borrow materials at the Circulation Desk, you must have and present a valid borrower's card; for USA students this is your picture ID.
Loan Period: 4 weeks; 2 renewals are possible.
Maximum number of items: Undergraduates may borrow 20 books and Graduate students up to 40 books at a time.
Book drops: There are two outside bookdrops. One is next to the West entrance door and there's a drive-through drop in the upper parking lot north of the building. Please do not place videos, CDs or DVDs in the bookdrops
Library Reserve includes materials such as those in the Alabama/Gulf Coast Collections, both circulating and non-circulating. Course Reserves are materials placed on Reserve by faculty members; these are kept behind the Circulation Desk, but they may also be online and accessible from anywhere. Check the Course Reserve link on the Library homepage. A current student ID is required to borrow library-held items. Overdue fines are assessed in accordance with the variable check-out periods.
Please note that Reserve differs from Reference. Most Reference materials are non-circulating but are on open stacks in the Reference Department on the Second Floor North.
The Marx Library allows 2 renewals on items. You can either renew online or you can call the Circulation Desk.
Books can be renewed online using the following procedure:
The next screen should be your patron record showing your name, address, etc., and the items currently charged out to you. If they qualify for renewal, there will be a column offering that option. Check the items you want to renew and click on Renew Items.
Be sure that you Logoff to clear your record from the computer especially if you are on a public computer.
You may be unable to renew items if:
Problems? Call the Circulation Desk at (251) 460-7028.
The Marx Library assess overdue fines at the following rates:
25¢ per item, per day
CDs and DVDs
50¢ per day, per item
The Circulation Desk will take payment by cash, check, money order, Visa or Mastercard for any charges you incur.
Holds and Recalls may only be placed on books that are already checked out. To place a hold on or to recall a book: