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Renewing Items

There are different options for asking for renewals or obtaining another copy of an item, depending on what the item is and where it came from:

Items from UP's Collection | Summit Items | Interlibrary Loan Items | Reserve Items

Items from UP's Collection

  • Call 503.943.7111 or 800.841.8261 or email and ask to renew your books. Be sure to give complete information about the items you wish to renew. -or-
  • Renew books online by accessing My Account -or-
  • Stop by in person at the Library Service Desk (you don't have to have the items with you in order to renew the materials)

Summit Items

No renewals are permitted for Summit items. Below are some options to pursue if you need the material for longer than the 6-week loan period:
  • 4-5 days before your item is due back, request the same item again from Summit, different copy will be sent -or-
  • Call 503.943.7111 or email and explain your need to a Circulation Supervisor; it may be possible to work out an arrangement with the lending library. -or-
  • If no other copies are available, submit an Interlibrary Loan request via your UP ILLiad account.

Interlibrary Loan Items

Interlibrary Loan renewals are at the discretion of the lending library and may not be possible for all items.
  • Log into your UP ILLiad account and request a renewal -or-
  • Call 503.943.7526 or email to ask for a renewal. Be sure and give complete information about the item in question.

Reserve Items

Reserve items including course reserves and equipment (such as laptops, cords, chargers, and white board markers) must be returned to the Service Desk. Items can be checked out again if still available after a 15-minute wait period. This wait period is designed to give other members of the community an opportunity to check out the item.