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VALE Reciprocal Borrowing

VALE Reciprocal Borrowing

VALE Reciprocal Borrowing

Seton Hall faculty and students may apply for access and borrowing privileges at 45 New Jersey college and university libraries. VALE Reciprocal Borrowing is an outgrowth of cooperation among members of the Virtual Academic Library Consortium (VALE) of which Seton Hall University is a founding participant.

Faculty and students who borrow materials from the participating libraries are responsible for complying with the lending library's circulation policies, including loan periods, overdue fines, recalls, all replacement and processing fees, and for returning all borrowed items directly to the lending library.

Libraries Participating in this Program

VALE provides detailed information about the Reciprocal Borrowing Program on its website [link]. There are participating libraries listed for Faculty and Staff [link], Graduate students [link], and Undergraduate students [link].

How to Apply for Access/Borrowing Privileges

To obtain an application form, contact Sebastian Derry, Assistant Dean for Public Services, University Libraries: 
(973) 275- 2058 or 
Be prepared to show your current SHU ID.

At the participating library's Circulation Desk, present the signed application form along with a photo ID. The participating library will issue you borrowing privileges and/or a guest borrower card valid through June 30. Privileges are for one academic year and expire on June 30.