Western University of Health Sciences Harriet K. and Philip Pumerantz Library Western University of Health Sciences
Harriet K. and Philip Pumerantz Library

Borrowing Services

General Information

 

All borrowers must be registered in the library’s circulation system and show a University ID badge with each transaction.

Faculty, staff, and students of Western University must have a WU issued ID card to be eligible for library services. Students may check out books for the following time periods:

 

Groups/Items

All On Campus Students

All Off Campus Students

Popular reading books

Alumni & IEALC (limit of 3 items)

Reserve items

Interlibrary Loan Books

Theses & Dissertations

Reference items & Journals

Adjunct Faculty

Clinical Faculty

Faculty

Guests

Borrowing Periods

1 week, 2 renewals

6 weeks, 1 renewal

2 months

2 weeks, 1 renewal

Varies by reserve

3 weeks, no renewal

1 month, no renewal

Library Use Only

6 weeks, no renewals

6 weeks, 1 renewal

6 weeks, unlimited renewals

Please call the library at 909-469-5323

or 1-888-704-1660 for more information.


Overdue Information

 

If items checked out on your library card are not turned in on or before the scheduled due date, they are considered to be overdue and charges will be accrued on your library account.


Holds

 

Holds may be placed on library materials that are checked out and on items showing an available status in the online catalog. To place holds you will need to use your WesternU Network username/password to log in.


Online Renewal

 

The Pumerantz Library offers the ability to renew your books outside of the library using the online catalog. To renew use your WesternU network username and password to log in.


Journals

 

Journals may not be checked out. The Journal collection is located on the third floor. Photocopiers are available in the copy room on the third floor.


Reference Material

 

The Reference Collection is available on the second floor. Reference material may not be checked out.