Circulation and Borrowing

McKillop Library loan rules and periods:
Patron Type Main Collection Browsing & New Releases Media (DVDs, CDs, BluRay, Cassettes)
Faculty, Ph.D Candidate 3 months (2 renewals) 1 month (1 renewal) 2 weeks (1 renewal)
All Others 1 month (1 renewal, 25 items) 1 month (1 renewal, 25 items) 1 week (1 renewal, 10 items)


Other HELIN libray loan rules and periods may vary:
Who is eligible to borrow?
  • Salve Regina University Faculty, Students, and Staff: Active faculty, students, and staff of Salve Regina University with a valid SRU ID may borrow material.

  • HELIN Faculty, Students, and Staff: McKillop Library is a member of HELIN, the Higher Education Library Information Network, which extends borrowing privileges to active faculty, students, and staff of the Community College of Rhode Island, Johnson and Wales University(Providence branches), Providence College, Rhode Island College, Roger Williams University, and Wheaton College. Holdings of all these libraries are included in the online catalog. HELIN faculty, staff, and students must have their University/College ID with them in order to check out library material.

  • Affiliated Members:

    **Please note: Affiliate borrowers do not have HELIN borrowing privileges, access to databases from off-campus, nor access to their account online.
    • Alumni: Any member of the Salve Regina University Alumni Association is eligible for McKillop Library borrowing privileges. Alumni must present valid photo ID in order to obtain an affiliate card.

    • Aquidneck Island Teachers: Eligible for McKillop Library borrowing privileges. Teachers must provide a letter from their school's principal verifying their current employment status. Teachers must present a valid photo ID in order to obtain an affiliate card.

    • Circle of Scholars: Students currently enrolled in the Circle of Scholars program may borrow library materials.

    • Dependents: Salve Regina University employee dependents are eligible for McKillop Library borrowing privileges. A dependent is a spouse or a child of an employee. The employee must present current SRU ID, and the dependent must present valid photo ID in order to obtain a special borrower's card.

    • McKillop Library Community Borrowers Program: Members of the community not affiliated with Salve Regina University as faculty, student, staff, or alumni, nor are active faculty, student, or staff at any HELIN institution, are welcome to join the McKillop Library Community Borrowers Program for a fee of $100.00 per year. Patrons must present a valid photo ID in order to obtain a community borrower's card. Community borrowers may borrow circulating books, audiobooks, and DVDs located in the McKillop Library collection only.

    • Brown University, Bryant University & URI: On site visits and borrowing privileges. Visitors must present valid ID from their institution for privileges as affiliate members.

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