Loan Periods

Item UP Faculty UP Students & Staff
Book Stacks, Children's Literature, Music Scores, Oversize 6 months
(2 renewals)
6 weeks
(2 renewals)
Course Reserves
24 hours 
(no renewals)
24 hours 
(no renewals)
Curriculum Collection 6 weeks
(2 renewals)
6 weeks
(2 renewals)
DVDs, Videos, CDs 1 week
(2 renewals)
1 week
(2 renewals)
Periodicals (except for display)
1 week
(2 renewals)
1 week
(2 renewals)
Popular DVDs 1 week
(2 renewals)
1 week
(2 renewals)
Library Use Only, Reference, Reference Oversize
24 hours 
(no renewals)
24 hours 
(no renewals)
Popular Reading 6 weeks
(1 renewal)
6 weeks
(1 renewal)
Summit*: Books 6 weeks
(1 renewal)
6 weeks
(1 renewal)
Summit*: DVDs, Videos, CDs 6 days
(1 renewal)
6 days
(1 renewal)
ILL*: Books 6 weeks 6 weeks
ILL*: DVDs, Videos, CDs 6 days 6 days
Service Desk Equipment: 24 hr laptops, headphones, white board markers, cables for study rooms, chargers, calculators, and video players

24 hours
(renew in person or call 503.943.7111)

24 hours
(renew in person or call 503.943.7111)

Service Desk: End of term laptops Not eligible
(request from Information Services)
End of term (Students only)
(no renewals)
Digital Lab Equipment: cameras, camcorders, iPads, microphones, and more digital tools 

24 hours
(renew in person or call 503.943.7796)

24 hours
(renew in person or call 503.943.7796)


*Summit - a system for borrowing items from other academic libraries in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho that are part of the Orbis Cascade Alliance

*Interlibrary Loan - a service for borrowing items not available at Clark Library from other libraries

Exceptions:

  • Renewal subject to availability
  • Library staff may decline to circulate items if they have concerns about the fragility or care of library materials.
  • Checkout of more than one of the same equipment items (e.g., laptops, cameras, tripods, etc.) is contingent on supply and anticipated need.