Books

  • A current Kean University picture ID is required to borrow books.
  • The holder of the ID will be responsible for all materials charged against the ID.
  • Fines and fees will be assessed for damaged and overdue books. 
  • A fee of $55 per book will be charged for lost books. Refunds will not be given if books are returned after the payment is made.

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Book Loan Periods and Limits

 

Patron Book Borrowing Limit Loan Period Renewal
Adjunct 30 books 180 days 1 renewal
Administrator 30 books 180 days 1 renewal
Alumni 5 books 30 days 1 renewal
Community* 5 books 30 days 1 renewal
Faculty/Staff 30 books 180 days 1 renewal
Graduate Students 30 books 30 days 1 renewal
Kean Ocean Students 30 books 30 days 1 renewal
Undergraduate Students 30 books 30 days 1 renewal
VALE Participants 5 books 30 days 1 renewal

*Elizabeth/Hillside/Union Township Residents Only

Course Reserve

Due to Covid-19, the lending of books and other physical items for Course Reserve is suspended until further notice.  Where possible, electronic versions of Reserve items will still be available. 

  • Reserve material is for the exclusive use of students enrolled at Kean University.
  • Reserve material can only be returned to the Circulation/Reserve Desk and initialed by
  • Circulation/Reserve staff.
  • Students must present their current Kean University ID to borrow reserve materials.
  • Reserve materials have a two hour loan period and are restricted to use in the library.
  • Students are allowed to borrow three reserve items per request.

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