Circulation and Reserves

Library Borrowing Policies - COVID 19

Shipping and Scanning Instructions for Union Students and Faculty

To request to have a Schaffer book mailed to your home:

Login to Primo. Search for the material and click on the title. Scroll down to Get It on the title information page. Click on “Request for pickup at Circulation Desk.” Type “Ship to me” in the comment field. Do not select a pickup date. Click on "Send Request." You will receive a confirmation email from a library staff person.

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Scan an Article or Book Chapter

If you require a scan of an article or a book chapter, please send us an email with the citation information for the material that you would like to have scanned. Send the email to: Libreprt@union.edu. If the material is available, we will scan it and send it to your Union College email address. You will be contacted via email if the material is unavailable.

Scan a Book

Book scanning requests will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Please check The HathiTrust Digital Library before submitting a request. Send your book scan requests to: Libreprt@union.edu

Please be advised that the scanning and shipping services are subject to change due to developments associated with COVID 19.

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Borrowing and Lending Policies

Learn about lending rules, equipment and offsite material you can borrow.

My Primo Library Account

Learn how to log into "My Library Card".

Course Reserves

Course reserves are offered to both students and faculty. Learn more about course reserves.

DAP (Direct Access Program)

Borrowers from local libraries must have a valid DAP/CDLC card issued from a participating Capital District Library. Learn more about DAP...