New System Alert

Check out our new system! Please contact libraryreference@kennesaw.edu with any problems or errors.

Question

Q: How many books can I check out? Is there a limit?

Answer

The number of books you can check out depends on what type of library user you are. There are also different limits depending on where you got the book:

Books @ KSU

  • Undergraduate students: 15 books
  • Graduate students: 20 books
  • Faculty/Staff: 100 books
  • Friends of the Library: 3 books

GIL Express

  • All KSU Library users can have a maximum of 100 books checked out through GIL Express.
  • Community members with Friends of the Library cards cannot check out books through GIL Express.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

  • Undergraduate students: 15 new items per day and 15 active requests (books or articles) at one time
  • Graduate students: 15 new items per day and 30 active requests (books or articles) at one time
  • Faculty/Staff: 30 new items per day and 60 active requests (books or articles) at one time
  • Community members with Friends of the Library cards cannot request items through ILL.

For other borrowing privileges see the Policy link under Services in the sidebar menu on the left of the library homepage.

For more information


For more help, call or visit one of our Check Out Desks:

Sturgis Library at Kennesaw (Ground Floor): 470-578-6202
Johnson Library at Marietta (First Floor): 470-578-7276

Last Updated

Last Updated

Oct 03, 2019

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Locations:
 
Johnson Library: Library first floor, room 109, next to the Check-Out desk.
Sturgis Library: Library ground floor computer lab, across from the Check-Out desk, at the first workstation.
 

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