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Borrow from Blume Library

Categories of Borrowers & Borrowing Privileges

Effective Fall 2022

  • Undergraduate Students--6 Books--Four Weeks--One Renewal
  • Graduate Students--15 Books--Four Weeks--One Renewal
  • Doctoral Students--15 Books--Four Weeks--One Renewal
  • Law Students--15 Books--Four Weeks--One Renewal (This policy applies only to books checked out from the Blume Library. As per Law Library policy, there is no grace period for Law students).
  • Staff--6 Books--Four Weeks--One Renewal
  • Faculty--30 Books--One Semester--One Renewal
  • TexShare Card Holders--4 Books--Two Weeks--One Renewal
  • Special Card Holders--2 Books--Two Weeks--One Renewal

Library Cards

  • St. Mary's students, faculty, and staff must present a valid St. Mary's Rattler ID card in order to check out library materials.
  • Alumni may purchase special cards for $35.00. Alumni may borrow two books per two-week checkout period. Non-alumni may purchase special cards for $100.00. Borrowing privileges are the same as for alumni.
  • TexShare Card holders from participating libraries should present their TexShare card and university/college ID card.
  • The TexShare Card program allows St. Mary's students, faculty, and staff to check out materials from participating libraries throughout the State of Texas. Please inquire at the Circulation Counter for more information.
  • Members of the St. Mary's Law School community (students, faculty, and staff) are not eligible to receive TexShare cards from the Blume Library. We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Please contact the Law Library Director for further information.

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