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Access Services

Access Services includes many of the services provided by the Nancy Thompson Learning Commons. This department is comprised of Circulation, Course Reserves, Interlibrary Loan; as well as the loan of laptops and study spaces.

VALE Reciprocal Borrowing Program

The VALE Reciprocal Borrowing Program for Faculty and Students is a cooperative onsite borrowing agreement among participating VALE member colleges and universities. Among the libraries participating in the Faculty and Student Reciprocal Borrowing Program are the Rutgers University libraries at Newark and New Brunswick, the UMDNJ library at Newark, the NJIT library, and the Seton Hall University library. For more information on the program, visit:

To participate in this program, Kean faculty and students must print and fill out the VALE Reciprocal Borrowing Application Form, and have it signed by a member of the Circulation staff, before they can borrow at one of the participating libraries.

For questions regarding the VALE Reciprocal Borrowing program, please contact 908-737-4629.