University Libraries Borrowing Privileges
- Adjunct law faculty may borrow books and other materials from any University Libraries location.
- Must present university ID in order to check out material.
- Adjunct law faculty are responsible for all materials charged to their account.
- More information about borrowing privileges
- The CAT is the online catalog of materials owned by Penn State Libraries.
- The Law Library catalog is fully integrated with University Libraries.
- Access the CAT
I Want It
- “I Want It” is a feature of the CAT for requesting delivery of materials from one Penn State library location to a requested library location for pick-up.
- Click on the “I Want It” icon when the selected item is displayed.
- Choose the pick-up location from the drop-down list.
My Library Account
- Feature of the CAT:
- View the status of materials that have been requested through the CAT
- View items checked out
- Renew items
- Cancel holds
Fines and Charges
- Fines and charges may be assessed for lost books, failure to return recalled materials, or overdue fines on certain materials.
- Adjunct law faculty are not subject to payroll wage garnishment for payment of fines and charges during the semester in which they are teaching.
- If fines or charges accrue, borrowing privileges may be suspended until payment of charges is made through alternate means.
- Adjunct law faculty should make every effort to avoid fines and charges.
- The Access Services Supervisor should be notified for assistance with payment and resolution.
- ILLiad is the the interlibrary loan system used by the Penn State University Libraries.
- Law faculty may request:
- Items (books, articles, DVDs, etc) from libraries outside of the Penn State network.
- Document, such as a copy of an article, from another Penn State library.
- To request an item log into ILLiad using PSU credentials.
- Call (717-240-5267) or email the Law Library for assistance.
- Course Reserve
- To place a physical item, such as a book, on reserve at the law library circulation desk, contact the Law Library.
- Articles and other easily scanned items will be placed on E-Reserve.
- E-Reserve (Electronic Reserve)
- To make readings available online, email the Law Library.
- E-Reserve material may be accessed through the online library catalog or linked to your course page.