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Check It Out: Information on Borrowing

Whether you've just arrived at STLCOP or are new to using the Library, this guide covers all the basics. Learn about your library account, borrowing information, fines & fees, the STLCOP collection, and how you can suggest items for purchase.

Library Card & Account

Library Card

Faculty, staff, and students your STLCOP ID is your library card. 


Library Account

You can renew items and check the status of holds by logging into your library account using the My Library Account link under Library Collections on the Library's homepage.

To access your account or request books in MOBIUS you will need to enter the following:

  • Your Name = as it appears on your STLCOP ID
  • Your College ID # plus your College Code
    • College ID = Your student ID number or faculty/staff ID #*
    • College code = COP

Example: 

  • Name = Mortarmer McPestle
  • College ID + College Code = 12345COP

* If you are a faculty or staff member and don't know your library ID #, please visit the Service Desk or email us at Library@stlcop.edu.

Checkout Policies by User Type

Books
  • Check out length: 4 weeks (2 renewals possible)
  • Limit: 20
  • Late fee: 50¢ per day 
DVDs
  • Check out length: 1 week (2 renewals possible)
  • Limit: 10
  • Late fee: 50¢ per day 
Course Reserve Materials 
  • Check out length: varies (typically 2-3 hours)
  • Limit: Anatomy models are limited to one item per person. 

Books
  • Check out length: 4 weeks (2 renewals possible)
  • Limit: 30
DVDs
  • Check out length: 1 week (2 renewals possible)
  • Limit: 10​

*Faculty & Staff do not incur fines for overdue materials but are asked to replace lost or damaged items. 

Books
  • Check out length: 4 weeks (2 renewals possible)
  • Limit: 30
DVDs
  • Check out length: 1 week (2 renewals possible)
  • Limit: 10​
Books
  • Check out length: 4 weeks (2 renewals possible)

  • Limit: 20

  • Late fee: 50¢ per day

In-Library Use

Alumni can use the following materials in the Library:

  • Reference books

  • Print journals

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