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The University of Iowa Libraries

Marvin A. Pomerantz Business Library

Borrow Materials

Check it Out!

With few exceptions, Business Library materials are available for loan.  Users can also request items through InfoHawk+ and have them held at any branch library or delivered to a campus office.  Just sign in under My Account.  Borrowers can also use My Account to see what they have on loan, as well as renew many items.

The University Libraries support a user’s right to privacy.

Cannot Find an Item Here?

If the University Libraries do not have it, students and staff can request material from elsewhere:

Uborrow — Search over 90 million books from the collections of 15 research libraries, request, and receive within a week from the libraries of the Big Ten Universities, plus the University of Chicago.

InterLibrary Loan — Library staff will search other collections for you.  Some materials, like journal articles, can be delivered online.

Loan Periods and Fines

Renew material on time and avoid the fines! Questions? Phone 319-335-3077 or e-mail us.

Loan times below apply to the Business Library.  Other campus Libraries may differ.

Any user who has not returned material after a reasonable period is billed a standard replacement cost.

Material Loan Period Fine
Reserve books 2 hours $2.00 per hour; $40.00 maximum per item
Laptops, calculators, dry-board markers 4 hours $2.00 per hour; $40.00 maximum per item
(no fine for these unless the overdue period is excessive)
Newspapers and journals 1 week No fines
Books on recall for other readers 1 week to return books $4.00 per day; $40.00 maximum per item
Regular books (4th floor) Undergraduates:
4 weeks
Graduate & honors students:
June due date
Faculty and professional staff:
June due date
No fines