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Library Borrowing

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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.