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Library Services

The D'Youville Library provides a variety of services to accomondate the needs of the University community.

General Borrowing Information

  • Library materials circulate to D'Youville students, faculty, and staff.
  • The borrowing period for general circulating materials is six weeks.
  • The borrowing period for closed stack, thesis, and DVDs is one week.
  • Materials can be checked out in person at the second floor circulation desk during business hours, by online request, or through self check-out. (See “Additional Options” below for more information.
  • D'Youville students, faculty, and staff may borrow up to 20 items. DaVinci High School students may borrow up to 5 items.

Additional Options

  • Request materials online:  
    • Materials will be checked-out to you and placed in a locker in the Library lobby 
    • A librarian will email you with pick-up details when your materials are available  
  • Self-checkout
    • Library visitors wishing to check out materials when the service desk is closed may borrow material by following the instructions on the self service page


  • Items borrowed from the D'Youville Library may be renewed up to 3 times  
  • Each renewal is good for an additional six weeks, unless otherwise specified  
  • If a hold has been placed on an item, it will not be renewed and the item must be returned by the originally assigned due date 
  • Library materials may be renewed by emailing