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Borrow & Renew

  • Catalog : Search for materials in the libraries with the USEK Library Catalog;
  • Undergraduates can borrow up to 5 books for a loan period of 14 days;
  • Audio-visual material can be borrowed for a period of 7 days;
  • Bound periodicals can be borrowed for a period of 5 days;
  • Renewing of items is allowed once for an additional 14 days.

Borrow from Other Libraries

  • Obtain materials that are not available at the USEK Library;
  • Undergraduates may request up to 5 items;
  • The loan period for books and bound periodicals is 14 days, or according to the policy of the lending library;
  • Renewing of items is not guaranteed; requests should be made one week prior to the due date indicated on the item.

Find Resources

  • One Search: Search the USEK Library Catalog and many of our databases simultaneously to quickly provide credible library results through a single search box;
  • Electronic Resources : Search a large and varied collection (article databases, e-book collections…) of electronic resources;
  • Find a title: Use this search tool to find a book or journal;
  • Off-campus access to electronic resources: Access online resources from anywhere off campus using your USEK username and password.

Reserve a Study Room

  • Reserve a group study room in the USEK Main Library;
  • You can reserve up to 2 hours of study room use per day and up to 6 total hours per week;
  • Reservations can be made up to two (2) weeks in advance;
  • Reserved rooms must be claimed within the first 15 minutes of the reservation;
  • Rooms are available Monday-Friday during Library opening hours; they are not available on weekends, holidays, or during periods when the Library is closed.

Get Help

  • Ask Us: For assistance with your research by contacting a librarian in person, by phone, by email or chat;
  • Research appointments: Make an appointment with a librarian for in-depth help with your research paper or assignment;
  • Research Workshops: Sign up for a workshop to learn about using library resources, electronic resources, the scholarly research process, citation styles, plagiarism, and other topics;
  • Research guides: Use for help finding discipline-specific resources;
  • Cite your sources: Learn how to cite your references properly;


  • To activate or recharge your account, ask for the Retail Cash Officer in the Registrar Office;
  • The minimal activation or recharge fee is 5,000LL.

Suggest a Purchase

  • Provide suggestions for the purchase of resources that would improve our collection.


  • Exhibitions: Schedule to have your artwork (paintings, photos…) exhibited in the Library;
  • Film, Photography and Recording: Organize your session with the Library to make use of the premises to film, photograph or record.
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