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Returning Library Materials during COVID-19

Returned library materials will be quarantined six days before we check them in. Your items may not clear your library record until after the quarantine period. You will not be charged a fine or fee for these materials.

Email Access Services at: if you have questions about due dates, holds, renewals or returns.

If you need to return library material, you may return them at one of our open Libraries locations or in our book bins at the following locations: 

  • Love Library under the link (City Campus)
  • Westbrook Music Building near the 10th & Q street parking lots (City Campus)
  • Food Industry/DairyStore Building (East Campus)

Borrowing & Renewing Library Materials


Access UNL Libraries materials while the stacks are closed:

for UNL Students, Faculty & Staff

You Request, We Retrieve

for Community Users

Community User Resources & Services

Our Loan Periods page includes information on how long you can borrow library materials.


Library materials you have borrowed may appear on your Library Account or Interlibrary Loan account. We recommend you check both accounts.

Visit the Library and Interlibrary Loan Account Logins page for information about logging in.

Call 402-472-9568 if you need help renewing your library materials.

Read about Renewing Library Materials

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Library Cards & Borrower Information

Authorize someone to borrow, request and pick up library materials for you.

Available to UNL faculty, corporate users, and people with disabilities.