Borrow & Renew

Information on borrowing and renewing items from the HSU Library

Computers & Printers

Computers and computer labs, printing and internet access for users.

Course Reserves

The Reserves Collection includes items such as books, DVDs, CDs, etc., available for use by enrolled students for limited checkout periods.

Display Cases

There are several cases in the library available for display. Reservations are made on a first-come first-served basis.

ID Services

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

Interlibrary Loan Overview

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) obtains research materials (books, journal articles, DVDs) from other libraries when the items are unavailable or not owned by the HSU Library. It is a free service available to current students faculty and staff.

Library Study Rooms

Reserve a Study Room. Reservations must be made at least one day in advance. For non-reserved time slots, rooms are available first come, first served up to two hours per day.

Lost & Found

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

Meditation Room Policy

The purpose of the Meditation Room is stress reduction, and it is available for quiet contemplation, meditation, reflection, or prayer.

Purchase Request Form

The Humboldt State University Library welcomes suggestions for materials which support teaching, study, and research at the University. Requests are evaluated by Collection Development.


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