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Borrow, Renew, Request

All Pacific faculty (including emeriti), students and staff are eligible to borrow library materials.

  • Borrowing Policies  All Pacific faculty, students and staff are eligible to borrow library materials. A current valid Pacific ID is needed for check out.


    Pacific Students, Staff, and Faculty

    Information on loan periods for Pacific students, staff, and faculty (including emeriti and adjunct faculty).

    Pacific Alumni and Visitors
    Information regarding visitor guidelines and special borrower privileges.

    Your Library Account

    Renewal

    • Faculty, staff, and graduate students may renew each item 2 times (Semester)
    • Undergraduate students and special borrowers may renew each item 1 time (28 days)

    If you are unable to renew your items online, please contact the Circulation Desk.

    Recalls

    • All circulating materials are subject to recall after 2 weeks.
    • Failure to return a recalled item within 7 days will result in a loss of borrowing privileges and an overdue fine.

    Overdue Fines
    Fines accrue from the first hour an item is overdue.

    Regular material: $0.25/day/item
    Reserves: $1.00/hour/item
    Videos and Recalled material: $1.00/day

     
    Lost Materials
    Lost materials are billed a replacement fee per item.

    Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Materials

    Contact Information
    Main Library Circulation Desk: 209.946.2431
    Health Sciences Branch Circulation Desk: 209.946.2940

  • Renew  You may renew items yourself using PacifiCat, the Library's catalog. You must sign in to PacifiCat to proceed. Follow the instructions to view your library record and renew materials. Undergraduate students may renew most items once, unless a hold or recall has been placed by another library user. Faculty and graduate students may renew most items twice. See the Borrowing Policies page for more information about renewals.
  • Interlibrary Loan  Materials not included in the library's collection may be requested through interlibrary loan (ILL) using Camino or ILLiad. Additional information about our ILL services can be found in the Interlibrary Loan FAQ. Only University of the Pacific students, faculty and staff are elligible. Email or call us (209.946.2196) with questions.

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  • Request 

    The function of Acquisitions is to order, claim, receive, and pay for all library materials.  Acquisitions also manages the Library materials budget and provides budget reports and statistics.

    To submit an order request:

    Step 1: Please check PacifiCat for the item, making sure we do not already own it
    Step 2: Review the Collection Development Policy before submitting a request
    Step 3: If you want to review an item before requesting it for purchase, submit a request through Interlibrary Loan
    Step 4: Complete an online purchase form or contact your Library liason

    Give the order 3-4 weeks to receive the material

    If an order is needed sooner than 3-4 weeks, please clearly mark it as a RUSH and put the date needed by and the latest date the item can be used on the request form. We can not promise to get an item by your needed date, but will make every effort to do so. If you want to check on the status of an order, please contact Cherilyn Moe 209.946.2231 or Lillian Hom-Imada 209.946.2855

  • Fines 
    • Fines accrue from the first hour an item is overdue.
    • Regular material: $0.25/day/item
    • Reserves: $1.00/hour/item
    • Videos and Recalled material: $1.00/hour/item
  • Recalls 
    • All circulating materials are subject to recall after 2 weeks.
    • Failure to return a recalled item within 7 days will result in a loss of borrowing privileges and overdue fine.