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What do I need to borrow things?

With a library account you can borrow most books, media, and federal documents.

DL students can borrow books and request articles through their Interlibrary Loan account
 

For how long?

  • NPS students & faculty - 3 months (renewable up to 15 months unless recalled)
  • Other users
 

How many items?

  • NPS students and staff - 50 items
  • NPS faculty - 100 items
  • Other users 

 

What can't I check out?

  • Atlases & maps, journals & periodicals, reference books, rare books, Intell books, microformat.
  • We have scanners and printers for microformat materials that enable you to print, email or burn to a CD.
  • Most Intell books have a 2nd copy in the General Collection that you can check out.
  • We will consider requests to borrow some items for short periods of time on a case by case basis. Ask at the Information Desk.

 

Course Reserves

Borrow from another library

 

Learn more about Borrowing Privileges.

How can I renew things?

Online

Login with your NPS credentials

 

In Person

  • Bring item to the Information Desk.
     

How many times can I renew?

 

Blocked from renewing?

  • If you have 5 or more overdue items, you will be blocked from renewing online. Contact us for assistance.
  • You can't renew recalled items. They need to be returned within 24 hours.
  • Contact the Information Desk.

 

Learn more about Renewing Privileges.

Return

  • You are responsible for items checked out under your name until the items have been returned.
     
  • If you are a Distance Learning student, please return library materials via Priority Mail allowing enough time for items to arrive by the due date. You are responsible for this small cost.
     
  • Return to:

    DUDLEY KNOX LIBRARY
    NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL
    INTERLIBRARY LOAN - CODE 013
    411 DYER ROAD, ROOM 110
    MONTEREY, CA   93943-5101

 

Overdue

  • If you have 5 or more overdue items, you will be blocked from renewing materials online.
  • Keeping overdue Interlibrary Loan (ILL) materials jeopardizes our borrowing privileges with other libraries. Learn more about Interlibrary Loan.

Lost or Damaged

  • It is your responsibility to replace lost or damaged items.
  • Replacements of items will be considered on a case by case basis with exact replacement of items as the first course of action.
  • For items borrowed through interlibrary loan,Please check with the Information Desk before ordering replacement items.
  • Many lending libraries charge a minimum of $100 per item for lost or damaged materials plus processing fees.
Please check with the Information Desk before ordering replacement items.

Contact Us

Information Desk
(831) 656-2947
circdesk@nps.edu
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