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I got billed for a library book and still have it. 
What do I do?

  • Bring the book(s) to the Circulation Desk and speak with a Staff Person

I got billed for a library book and can't find it. 
What do I do?

  • Call Circulation at 518.388.6280

I can't find the book(s) I checked out. 
What do I do?

  • Call Circulation at 518.388.6280

Why can't I keep something
longer than the due date?

  • You probably can.  Try to renew on-line or call Circulation at 518.388.6280

Why are you charging me?

Where is that book?

This Library doesn't have what I need. 
What do I do?

  • Request books from Connect NY  a consortium of 18 New York university libraries
  • Request books or articles through InterLibrary Loan (ILLIAD)
  • Speak with a Reference Librarian at 518.388.6281

Can I borrow if I'm not affiliated with Union?

  • Yes.  You can borrow through the DAP program.  Click here for details.

At Circulation you can:

  • Register to borrow items from Schaffer Library, Union College
  • Connect NYRequest items from other libraries inNew York through Connect NY
  • Access Course Reserve material
  • Ask library staff to help find a book
  • Find out about Group Study Rooms
  • Borrow DVDs, CDs, headphones and more.

Lost & Found

Did you lose something at the library? 

Please check at the circulation desk for lost & found items. 




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