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Undergraduate Essentials: Undergraduate Essentials

Research and Writing Help

TU ID Card

Your student ID is also your library card.

  • You need it to get into the library after 5pm and on weekends.
  • It also gets you into the computer lab.

Library resources

I want to check something out?

You can check out up to 100 books at a time.

  • Most books can be kept for 28 days, but browsing books can be kept for 14 days.
  • You can renew online 3 times as long as nobody else wants the book. (See Holds below.)

You can check out up to 10 CDs/DVDs at a time.

  • You can keep them for 14 days.

Fines & Fees

I want this book, but it's already checked out?

If a book is checked out to someone else, you can ask the staff at the checkout desk to either place a hold or recall the book for you.

  • Putting it on hold means you'll get the book next as long as nobody else is in line.
  • You'll get an email when the book is ready to be checked out.
    • Books & DVDs on hold are at the Main Level Service Desk near the coffee shop.
  • You can't put holds on reserve books.

Computers, Scanners and Printers

Tulsa City-County Library

TU students can get a free library card from TCCL.