• Library Borrowing

  • Desk Locations

    Hedi Steinberg Library Building
    Level 2
    Phone: 212 340-7725

    Mendel Gottesman Library Building
    Level 2
    (serving Pollack and Mendel Gottesman Libraries)
    Phone: 212 960-5378



    Borrowing Privileges

    Yeshiva University faculty, undergraduate and graduate students, and staff who have registered at their campus library are eligible to borrow books and other materials from the Yeshiva University Libraries. Please visit the Circulation Desk in person to complete a registration form.

    Please note: All library users must present a valid YU ID card with current academic semester validation to borrow materials.



    Loan Periods




    Audio CDs

    Videos & DVDs

    Hedi Steinberg Library

    28 Days

    3 Days

    3 Days

    3 Days

    Mendel Gottesman Library

    28 Days

    In-Library use only



    Pollack Library - Landowne Bloom

    28 Days

    7 Days

    In library use only

    3 hours and overnight


    Library materials that have not been requested by another patron may be renewed twice in person or online. To renew online click on the Account button on the YULIS Catalog page and proceed from there. If you owe a fine of $2.00 or more, or have a book overdue for 30 days or more, or have 10 or more overdue books you must clear your account in person before you may renew library materials. You will not be able to renew online.

    How to renew books online:

        Go to the YULIS CATALOG 
        Click on: MY YULIS ACCOUNT
        Enter: Username  (Barcode Number)
        Enter: Password (what you supplied when you registered at the library)
        Click on: MY ACCOUNT
        Click on the CHECKED OUT tab
        Check the boxes under: SELECT FOR RENEWAL
        Click on: RENEW (Note the new due date.)

    Overdue Fines

    10 cents per day per item up to a maximum of $10.00.



    Lost Library Materials

    If a library item is lost, long overdue or damaged beyond repair, the patron will be billed for its replacement and a processing fee of $5.00 will be charged.

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