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HELP: Using Library Services: Renew Items Online

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Renew Library Materials Online: Tutorial

HERE'S HOW to Renew Materials Online:

  1. Go to the Library Catalog
    NOTE: This link will open the Library Catalog in a new window, so you can refer back to these instructions.
  2. Click on the Login link in the upper right-hand corner.
  3. Click on SIGN IN
  4. Choose whether to sign in using either your:
    • Cal U login (omit @calu.edu) - Students, faculty, staff
    • Social Network login - Alumni, emeriti, guests
  5. As you log in, you will see a permission screen. If you Reject this screen, you cannot login. So you have to Accept it. If you don't want to see it again, select the "Do not ask me again" option.
  6. Once you are logged in, you will see your name in the upper right-hand corner where "Login" had been.
  7. Click on your name, and then on MY LIBRARY CARD.
  8. You can now see your account information. Under Loans, you will see what you have checked out.
  9. You can either:
    • Click on RENEW ALL to renew everything you have checked out
    • Click on a particular item to view it, then chose to RENEW just that item
  10. That's it! The due date has changed--so don't forget to record it.

 

PLEASE NOTE:

  • You CANNOT renew something once it is OVERDUE. You CAN renew on the date it is due, but not after that date.
  • You can renew an item TWO TIMES online. Beyond this, you should bring the item to the library and speak to the staff at the Borrowing Desk.
  • Remember that renewing a book online changes the due date. Make sure you record the new due date! This will help ensure that you don't end up with a late fee!

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