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Borrow & Renew FAQ

Information on borrowing and renewing items from the Cal Poly Humboldt Library

Campus ID

Your Cal Poly Humboldt ID card is your Jack Pass for the bus, on-campus debit card, Cal Poly Humboldt Library card, Student Rec. Center pass, and door key if you live on campus. It is also required for access to various campus services.

Course Reserves

The Course Reserves Collection includes physical books, eBooks, and other course materials available for free check out.

Display Cases

Reservations for current semester exhibit cases can be made through this online form and are reviewed on a first-come-first serve basis.

Finding Study Space in the Library

Looking for quiet or a place to work with your group?  You can find your space at the library!

For Alumni

Services and resources available to Cal Poly Humboldt alumni.

For Community & Guests

Services and resources available to community members and guests.

For Faculty

Services and resources important to faculty in their instruction and research.

For Staff

Services and resources available to Cal Poly Humboldt staff.

For Students

Services and resources useful to Cal Poly Humboldt students.

Humboldt Digital Scholar

Humboldt Digital Scholar (HDS) is a digital archive that collects and provides persistent and reliable access to the research and scholarship of faculty, staff, and students of Cal Poly Humboldt.

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan, or ILL, is a means for you to get access to library materials! We get items from libraries around the world that can't be found at the Cal Poly Humboldt Library or are currently not available at the Library. Place a request and we will acquire the materials from any library that is able to lend it. It is a free service available to current students, faculty, and staff.

Lactation Room

The Lactation room (L205B), located on the 2nd floor by the Children's Literature Collection, has been created as a clean, comfortable, safe, and private space for breastfeeding mothers to pump or nurse.

Lost & Found

The Library maintains a lost & found area for property left in the Library.

Press at Cal Poly Humboldt

The Press at Cal Poly Humboldt publishes high-quality, open-access scholarly, intellectual, and creative works by or in support of our campus community. The Press operations and publications support the Cal Poly Humboldt mission and vision to improve the human condition and our environment by promoting understanding of social, economic, and environmental issues.