Access Privileges

Patron Types Enter Richter Library Use Laptops Access E-Resources* Off-Campus E-Access ILL Services Use Study Rooms
UM Student / Faculty / Staff
 X  X  X  X +  X
Alumni limited access
Faculty Emeritus  X  X  X  X  X
Retired UM Faculty/Staff  X  X  X
Courtesy Appointment* ID + letter from dept.  X  X  X

* e-resources are the databases that the library subscribes to for facilitation of research – alumni have access to some databases off-campus via the Alumni Portal.
+ Faculty, Students and Staff associated with the Law School and Medical School must use the ILL service provided by their respective libraries.

Borrowing Privileges

Patron Type Books DVD Popular Fiction / Graphic Novels Reserves # of Items
UM Undergrad 30 days 7 days 30 days online only No limit
UM Graduate Students Semester 7 days 30 days online only No limit
Faculty 365 days 7 days 30 days online only No limit
Staff Semester 7 days 30 days No limit
Retired Faculty & Staff 30 days 7 days 30 days 10 bks, 3 DVDs
Emeritus Faculty 365 days 7 days 30 days No limit

* Courtesy Appointment – Faculty and researchers with a courtesy appointment may obtain a library pass with photo ID and their appointment letter from the appropriate UM department official. Borrowing privileges are not offered, but additional benefits may be extended. Contact Glen Wiley (305)-284-1561 or g.wiley@miami.edu

For further questions, please contact Richter Circulation at richter.circulation@miami.edu or other UM library directly.