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Borrowing & Renewals

To renew library items, visit the Patron Login page and use your library ID number (on the back of your Millersville ID card) and last name to login. The number of renewals that are permitted depends on your borrower type (see the table below). Print journals and reference collection items may only be used inside the library. Items housed in Archives & Special Collections may only be used inside Franklin House.

  Books (General Collection),
Juvenile & Curriculum materials
DVDs & video Electronic resources Request It (E-ZBorrow)
MU students & staff    # of items
unlimited

loan period
42 days

renewals
6

# of items
unlimited

loan period
7 days

renewals
1

On and off campus w/ valid library ID number loan period
42 days

renewals
ILL - 0
E-Z - 1
MU faculty, retired faculty & adjunct faculty    # of items
unlimited

loan period
180 days

renewals
6
(adjuncts 1)
# of items
unlimited

loan period
7 days

renewals
1
On and off campus w/ valid library ID number loan period
42 days

renewals
ILL - 0
E-Z - 1
Millersville community patrons*    # of items
5 (total)

loan period
42 days

renewals
1
# of items
5 (total)

loan period
7 days

renewals
1
In library only; no off campus access Ineligible
Millersville affiliates**    # of items
unlimited

loan period
42 days

renewals
6
# of items
unlimited

loan period
7 days

renewals
1
On and off campus w/ valid library ID number loan period
42 days

renewals
ILL - 0
E-Z - 1
Patrons from other selected institutions***    # of items
10 (total)

loan period
42 days

renewals
1
# of items
10 (total)

loan period
7 days

renewals
1
In library only; no off campus access Ineligible

* Millersville Community Patrons - A Library Card may be issued to individuals at least 18 years of age with valid picture identification at the Library Main Circulation Desk (annual fee of $25.00). High School students are not eligible. The annual fee is waived for residents of Millersville Borough, principals and superintendents of the Penn Manor School District, Millersville University cooperating teachers, and Lancaster County Historical Society staff and board members.

** Millersville Affiliates - The following groups are considered Millersville University Affiliates: retired staff; spouses of retired faculty and staff; spouses of current faculty and staff; children (over age 12) of current faculty and staff; members of the Board of the Friends of Ganser Library. To obtain a Library Card, affiliates must present picture identification and proof of status at the Main Circulation Desk.

*** Patrons from Other Selected Institutions - Students and faculty from institutions with which Millersville University has reciprocal borrowing agreements may borrow materials from the library. Register for borrowing privileges by presenting your institution's ID card at the Main Circulation Desk and a Library Courtesy Card will be issued to you. The following institutions have reciprocal borrowing agreements with Millersville University:

  • Albright College
  • Allegheny College (Faculty only)
  • Alvernia University
  • Bloomsburg University
  • Bryn Mawr College (Faculty only)
  • Bucknell University (Faculty only)
  • Cabrini College (Faculty only)
  • California University of Pennsylvania
  • Carlow University (Faculty only)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Faculty only)
  • Cedar Crest College (Faculty only)
  • Chatham University (Faculty only)
  • Cheyney University
  • Clarion University
  • Dickinson College
  • Dickinson School of Law
  • Drexel University (Faculty only)
  • Duquesne University (Faculty only)
  • East Stroudsburg University
  • Eastern University (Faculty only)
  • Edinboro University (Faculty only)
  • Elizabethtown College
  • Franklin &Marshall College
  • Gannon University (Faculty only)
  • Gettysburg College
  • Harrisburg Area Community College including Gettysburg, Lancaster, and Lebanon, York campuses
  • Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
  • Haverford College (Faculty only)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Juniata College
  • Kutztown University
  • Lackawanna College (Faculty only)
  • Lafayette College (Faculty only)
  • Lancaster General College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • LaRoche College (Faculty only)
  • LaSalle University (Faculty only)
  • Lebanon Valley College
  • Lehigh University (Faculty only)
  • Lock Haven University
  • Lycoming University (Faculty only)
  • Mansfield University
  • Marshall University (Faculty only)
  • Marywood University (Faculty only)
  • McDaniel College
  • Mersyhurst College (Faculty only)
  • Messiah College
  • Misericordia University (Faculty only)
  • Moravian College (Faculty only)
  • Mount Aloysius College (Faculty only)
  • Muhenberg College (Faculty only)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Pennsylvania State University (Dickinson School of Law)
  • Pennsylvania State University (Harrisburg)
  • Pennsylvania State University (other than Harrisburg, Faculty only)
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (Faculty only)
  • Philadelphia University (Faculty only)
  • Point Park University (Faculty only)
  • Robert Morris College (Faculty only)
  • Rowan University (Faculty only)
  • Rutgers University (Faculty only)
  • St. Francis University (Faculty only)
  • St. Joseph's University (Faculty only)
  • Seton Hall University (Faculty only)
  • Shippensburg University
  • Slippery Rock University.
  • State Library of Pennsylvania
  • Susquehanna University (Faculty only)
  • Swarthmore College (Faculty only)
  • Temple University (Faculty only)
  • United States Army War College
  • University of Pennsylvania (Faculty only)
  • University of Pittsburgh (Faculty only)
  • University of the Sciences (Faculty only)
  • University of Scranton (Faculty only)
  • Ursinus College (Faculty only)
  • Villanova University (Faculty only)
  • West Chester University
  • West Virginia University (Faculty only)
  • Widener University, Chester Campus (Faculty only)
  • Wilson College
  • York College of Pennsylvania