You can pick up and/or return materials at any of the USMAI libraries. Due dates, renewal and fine policies vary among institutions and depend upon which library owns the material.
The Priddy Library follows borrowing policies set by the
UMD faculty and staff have additional privileges.
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In order to borrow or request materials from the Priddy Library, you will need a current USM ID card.
Faculty, students and staff can borrow materials from the juvenile collection for 14 days.
All patrons may request items from the UMD non-print collection, including films and audio recordings, to be delivered to the Priddy Library and placed on hold for a requestor. Simply follow the same steps as requesting books!
Faculty and staff can borrow Priddy Library material for 180 days. The loan period for other patron types (students, special borrowers, and alumni) is 12 weeks.
Patrons are responsible for the materials they borrow, and keeping the track of the due dates by checking My Account and reading e-mail messages regularly. Library notices are automatically sent via email, but this practice is a courtesy; the Library is not responsible for notifying patrons that their items are overdue.