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About Borrowing

    • My Library Account
      See what library materials you are borrowing, renew materials online, and create customized lists of library materials for future use.

    • Library Cards
      You will need a library card to check out all materials. For UT Arlington students, faculty and staff, your MavID is your library card. Learn more here.


    • Borrowing
      Learn the basics of borrowing library materials including who can borrow materials, what kinds of materials are available for borrowing, and how long you can borrow.

    • Renewing
      Learn how to renew your library materials and borrow them for a greater length of time.

    • Recalling
      Learn how to request the use of a book that has been borrowed by someone else.

    • Unprocessed Material
      Library material listed in the UT Arlington Libraries Catalog with status of "IN PROCESS" can be retrieved for your use.

    • Laptop Borrowing
      The Libraries provide short-term laptop borrowing services. Learn more here.

    • Course Reserves
      Find information about how to locate and use Course Reserves.

Services For...

    • Faculty
      Participate in the faculty document delivery service and learn how you can have library materials delivered to your on-campus office.

    • Graduate Students
      Are you a graduate student? Find out how to request the retrieval of library materials from Central Library or the Science & Engineering Library.

    • Guest Borrowers
      Are you a member of the public with no affiliation with UT Arlington? You can still borrow library materials! Learn how.

    • Children and Young Adults
      Are you under the age of 14 and wish to borrow materials from the UT Arlington Libraries? Find out how.

Borrowing from Other Libraries

    • Interlibrary Loan
      Learn how to borrow library materials from other libraries in the state or country, and pick them up at UT Arlington Libraries.

    • Using Other Libraries
      Having a library card with UT Arlington Libraries grants you borrowing privileges in other Texas libraries. Found out how.

Overdue, Lost, and Missing Materials

    • Lost or Missing Materials
      Are you having trouble finding library material on the shelf? Did you borrow an item, and think you may have lost it? Check here to find out what to do.

    • Fines & Fees
      The Libraries charge overdue fines and fees for lost or damaged material. Learn more here.

    • Fines Appeal
      Do you disagree with a library fine charged to your account? You can appeal it. Learn how here.