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Borrowing Materials: Home

Getting Help

We have several convenient ways to get research help.

  • Drop by the library between the hours of 8am - 5pm, Monday through Friday and ask for a librarian at our service desk.
  • Use our Ask Us service. 
  • Send an email to library@mst.edu.
  • Call us at (573) 341-4008.

How Long Can you Borrow Materials?

The length of time you can borrow depends on your status and what you are borrowing.

  Faculty & Staff Undergraduate
            Student
Graduate
            Student
Community
            Patron*
Missouri S&T books, government documents, and books from other UM libraries 4 months
2 renewals
1 month
2 renewals
4 months
2 renewals
1 month
2 renewals
for Missouri S&T materials only
Missouri S&T bound and unbound print journals Overnight Overnight Overnight No
Missouri S&T DVDs 10 days
2 renewals
10 days
2 renewals
10 days
2 renewals
10 days
no renewals
Missouri reference materials In library use only In library use only In library use only In library use only
MOBIUS Books
(books from other Missouri libraries)
1 month
2 renewals
1 month
2 renewals
1 month
2 renewals
No

Prospector books
(Regional Interlibrary loan provider)       

3 weeks
1 renewal
3 weeks
1 renewal
3 weeks
1 renewal
No
Laptops and cameras 3 days
1 renewal
3 days
1 renewal
3 days
1 renewal
No
Projectors Overnight Overnight Overnight No

*Community patrons are members of the local community who are not students or employees of the University. Community patrons can have only 5 items checked out at a time. Additional limits to services also apply.