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Faculty Services

A guide to the services available for faculty at Loras College. Find out who your librarians are, and how to schedule a library instruction session, get research assistance, and put a book on reserve.

How long may I keep the items I checked out?

  • Books from the main shelves: 15 weeks
  • Popular Reading books: 4 weeks
  • Curriculum Library books: 4 weeks
  • Educational Media (DVD and VHS): 15 weeks
  • Wilkie and Entertainment DVDs: 1 week

How many items can I have check out at a time?

  • 100 books/DVDs/VHS/etc.
  • If you need additional materials for your research, contact Heidi.

May I renew my library materials?

  1. Yes, with the following exceptions
    1. Reserve items 
    2. Government publications may only be renewed once

To renew your materials, go to the Library's home page (

  1. Hover over My Personal Library
  2. Select My Library Account
  3. Enter your network username and password (the same combination you use to log into your computer)
  4. Click the renew button next to the items you want to renew
  5. A note will appear above the box letting you know if you were successful or not