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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 Gitenstein Library.

Gitenstein 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

Gitenstein Library Borrowing Policy

Gitenstein 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
21 days N/A 50 items** $0.50/day Current cost or $50.00.
  • Reserves
3-hours or 2-days or 7-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
3 days 0 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 across all categories (excluding Reserves)

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
21 days N/A No limit N/A Current cost or $50.00.
  • Reserves
3-hours or 2-days or 7-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
3 weeks 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
21 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 across 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
21 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 across all categories

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