Checkout Services

Checkout Services Overview

We are excited to be offering library checkout services for you to borrow anatomy models, lab materials, and books from your campus library. Students and faculty will be able to reserve items through the online Library Catalog and make appointments to pick them up on campus. Items available include treatment tables, various bone models, wheelchairs, webcams, goniometers, and more.  
 
Item Loan Periods
Equipment
10 Days
Bone Models
10 Days
Circulating Books
60 Days
Renewals
Sanitizing
  • Renew by emailing [email protected]  (or replying to the date due reminder email) OR online using the Library Catalog.  (Watch video: How to Renew Online).
  • Renewals are unlimited (if there isn't a waiting list).
  • Students who check out items when they are on campus for labs, but do not reside in the area, please email [email protected]  to renew.
  • Items are sanitized according to strict cleaning protocols.
  • All returned items are sanitized with electrostatic spray or cleaned with a sanitizing solution.
  • Printed materials that can't be cleaned with wet solutions are quarantined for at least 7 days.
  • You can sanitize equipment and models on your own before use, but please avoid sanitizing books as it may damage them.
Previous Loans
Faculty
  • Library items checked out before April 2020 will be due on September 24, using the returns processes outlined below.
  • For students out of the area on internship/fieldwork during the Fall 2020 term, library items checked out before April 2020 will be due back when you return from internship/fieldwork or before you graduate, whichever comes first.
  • Students on internship/fieldwork with library items checked out can also choose to ship the items back to campus. Please contact [email protected] for details.
  • Faculty members can borrow library items using the same processes for pickups and returns as for students, detailed on this page.
  • Faculty members can choose from the Faculty collection, or if what you need is not available there, from the standard collections as well.
  • Items from the Faculty collection are a 30 day loan; all other loan periods are based on collection, as noted above.
  • Please be courteous about returning items when you are done using them so that others can have a turn.
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How to Reserve Items
  1. Go to the Library Catalog online   
  2. Log in as prompted using your USA email address and email password
  3. Select Advanced Search
  4. Under Campus Selection, choose your campus
  5. Under Collections, choose one or more collections to browse
  6. Do not make any other additional selections or enter any keywords
  7. Click the magnifying glass to search
  8. Browse available items and click on them for more details
  9. Click Select (upper left of item image) for items you wish to reserve 
  10. Click the Reserve for Pickup button
  11. Confirm your selections and check that the "Pickup Campus" is your own campus for all items
  12. Click the Save icon
  13. You will receive a "Library Checkout Reservation Confirmation" within a few hours
 

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How to Sign Up for Item Pickup
You must reserve items in the Library Catalog before signing up for a pickup appointment.
  1. When your items are ready for pickup, you will receive an email giving you the link to sign up for a pickup appointment
  2. If you reserved more than one item, you will get an email for each item as they become available for pick up. You only need to sign up for one pickup day/time to receive all your available reservations
  3. To schedule pickup on a day you will be on campus for labs, choose a day in the "On Campus for Labs" slot 
  4. To schedule a pick or return on a day you will not be on campus for labs, choose a day and time in the "Special Trip to Campus" slot 
     
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How to Pickup & Return Items on Lab Days

Pickup Procedures - Lab Days
Return Procedures - Lab Days
It's strongly advised that you schedule item pickup on a day you are already scheduled to be on campus for labs
 
  1. Reserve items online before scheduling pickup
  2. Choose a pickup day using the "On Campus for Labs" slot in the Sign Up Genius for your campus
  3. Receive a confirmation email
  4. Arrive on campus as pre-scheduled for your lab classes
  5. Enter through the designated entry checkpoint
  6. Go straight to class - plan to pick up your items on the way out
  7. After class, go to the Library Pickup station on your campus, located near the designated exit point
  8. As you approach the pick-up station, show your student ID
  9. The library staff member will hand you the library items you reserved
     
It's strongly advised that you return items on a day you are already scheduled to be on campus for labs
 
  1. Bring the library items to campus with you
  2. Deposit them in the Library Returns bin located at the campus entry point

 
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How to Pickup & Return Items on Non-Lab Days

Pickup Procedures - Non-Lab Days
Return Procedures - Non-Lab Days
Note: If you are not scheduled to attend lab sessions on a given day, you cannot enter any campus building.
  1. Reserve items online before scheduling pickup
  2. Choose a pickup day and time using the "Special Trip to Campus" slot in the Sign Up Genius for your campus
  3. Receive a confirmation email
  4. Arrive on campus on your scheduled day/time
  5. Park as directed in the confirmation email
  6. Text the pickup/return number for your campus (from the confirmation email)
  7. Put on your mask
  8. Exit your vehicle
  9. Proceed to the pickup location stated in your confirmation email
  10. Wait outside for library staff (do not enter the building)
  11. Library staff will bring your items to you
  12. Return to your vehicle
  13. Exit the campus
Note: If you are not scheduled to attend lab sessions on a given day, you cannot enter any campus building.
  1. Receive an email reminding you of when the items are due. That email includes the SignUp Genius link for your campus
  2. Choose a return time using the "Special Trip to Campus" slot in the Sign Up Genius for your campus
  3. Receive a confirmation email
  4. Arrive on campus on your scheduled day and time
  5. Park as directed in the confirmation email
  6. Text the pickup/return number for your campus (in the confirmation email)
  7. Put on your mask 
  8. Exit your vehicle with the items you are returning
  9. Proceed to the return location stated in your confirmation email
  10. Wait outside for library staff (do not enter the building)
  11. Hand the items to the library staff member
  12. Return to your vehicle
  13. Exit the campus
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