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What you can borrow, how long, renewals, and fees for lost or damaged items.

Sherrod Library Access for ETSU Retired Faculty and Staff

Retired faculty without emeritus status and retired staff with Retiree on their ETSU ID may borrow books, CDs, and DVDs in the Sherrod Library circulating collections using their ETSU ID.

A Library Guest card, available to retirees for $5.00, allows the cardholder to:

  • borrow books, CDs, and DVDs
  • log on to the ETSU WiFi network
  • log on to any lab computer and printer/copier in the library
  • access ETSU online resources from library lab computers
  • pay for printing/copying using ID Buc$

The $5.00 charge covers the cost of the card and places $2.00 in the ID Buc$ account associated with the card.

Retirees and Library Guest cardholders are not allowed to:

  • access ETSU online resources from off campus
  • request interlibrary loan service

Loan Rules for ETSU Retired Faculty/Staff

What Where Borrow for Renew? Request? Lost Item Charge
Audiobooks 2nd Floor Silvers Reading Area 28 days Yes Yes $100
Books 2nd - 4th Floors Collections and Study Area 28 days Yes Yes $45
Juvenile Books 3rd Floor Suite 311 14 days Yes Yes $45
DVDs 2nd Floor Collections and Study Area 7 days Yes Yes $100
Government Documents 3rd Floor Documents, Law, and Maps 28 days Yes Yes None
Law 3rd Floor Documents, Law, and Maps In-library use only
Magazines, Periodicals, and Journals 2nd Floor Periodicals In-library use only
Maps 3rd Floor Documents, Law, and Maps In-library use only
Microforms 2nd Floor Periodicals In-library use only
Music and Audio CDs 2nd Floor Collections and Study Area 7 days Yes Yes $25
Newspapers 2nd Floor Periodicals In-library use only
Reference 1st Floor Information Commons In-library use only
VHS Videotapes Request at Ask Us! Desk 7 days Yes Yes $100
Theses and Dissertations 3rd Floor Collections and Study Area 28 days Yes Yes $45

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Apply for ETSU Library Guest Card

ETSU Retiree Library Guest cards are:

  • a one-time purchase of $5.00
  • valid for one year from date of purchase
  • renewable annually with verification of address and contact information
  • purchased or renewed in person at the Sherrod Library Ask Us desk. A current ETSU ID with Retiree status is required for identification.