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 Borrowing Privileges & Database Access

 Borrowing privileges and computer access are free to all currently enrolled students, faculty and staff members, alumnae and religious affiliates.

Access Services


For Database Access

When prompted, use your MSMU credentials to login for database access.

To Check Out Books

To obtain your barcode please present the following ID or paperwork at the circulation desk of either the Coe or the McCarthy Library. A library barcode will be placed on the back of your MSMU ID. If you have already filled out a Library Card Application Form online, please confirm with circdesk@msmu.edu as to which library your barcode has been filed with before you travel to either of the libraries for barcode pickup.

Current Students
MSMU student ID or valid photo ID and proof of current enrollment

Faculty/Staff Members
MSMU staff ID or valid photo ID and proof of employment

Alumnae
Valid photo ID and verification card from the alumnae association

Religious Affiliates
Valid photo ID and proof of religious affiliation

Loan Period Fees & Extended Use Fees


Overdue Fines

Books - 25 cents per day
Periodicals and Media - $2 per hour or day (depending on the checkout period)
Reserve Materials - $2 per hour or day (depending on the checkout period)

Overdue notices are issued as a courtesy reminder to the patron, and billings are sent when materials become significantly overdue.

Replacement/Processing Fees for Lost Materials


Replacement Fees

Books - $45
Periodicals - $20.50 
Media - $110.00

Ignoring fees and fines will result in automatic blockage of borrowing privileges in the online system. Change is available in the Business Office Mon-Fri 9am-4pm and at Weekend College on an active session day.


  • Charles Willard Coe Memorial Library

    Chalon Campus
    Phone: 310.954.4370

    HOURS
    Monday-Thursday: 8am-10pm
    Friday: 8am-4:30pm
    Saturday: 9am-5pm
    Sunday: 10am-10pm

  • J. Thomas McCarthy Library

    Doheny Campus
    Phone: 213.477.2750

    HOURS
    Monday-Thursday: 8am-9pm
    Friday: 8am-4:30pm
    Saturday: 8am-9pm
    Sunday: 8am-9pm