Our Services

Accessing Library Materials

Borrowing Privileges and Loan Periods

Discover details regarding types of library materials, new user registration, library card types, loan periods, renewals, holds, recalls, and fines and fees.

Learn more about our circulation procedure

Check Your Account

Review items you have checked out, renew items, or check any fines on your account.

Check your account

Borrow Equipment

Borrow laptops, digital cameras, iPods, Kindles, Nooks, and more.

Borrow equipment

Hold Service & Faculty/Staff Office Delivery

Request items to be pulled for you from Joyner, Music, and Laupus Health Sciences libraries and pick them up at the service desk of your choice. Faculty and staff may also request delivery to their departmental offices.

Learn more about our hold service and office delivery

Recall an Item

Place a request on an item currently checked out to another person. Doing so will shorten the current borrower’s check-out period. Limitations apply.

Recall an item

Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery

Request materials from ECU’s libraries and libraries worldwide.

Appeal a Library Fine or Fee

Borrowers may appeal a library fine or fee if they think an error has been made or if there are extenuating circumstances.

Appeal a fine or fee

Borrowing Materials When Visiting Other North Carolina Libraries

ECU students, faculty, and staff may borrow materials directly from many other college/university libraries in the state through UNC Cooperative Lending Agreements.

Learn more about the UNC Cooperative Lending Agreements

Request a Material Purchase

Submit a request for the library to purchase books, journals, audiovisual materials, or software.

Request a material purchase

Using the Library

Reserve a Room

Reserve a study space in the library for quiet study or for groups.

Reserve a room

Reserve a Study Carrel

Study carrels are available for reservation by ECU faculty and students for short- or long-term use.

Learn more about study carrel reservation

Technology Available in the Library

Get help using the library’s wireless network, computers, printers, copiers, and other technology.

Learn about technology available in the library

Disability Services

We are dedicated to providing assistance for people with disabilities and fostering an inclusive environment.

Learn more about our disability services

University Writing Center

Get help with the writing process from trained undergraduate and graduate writing consultants.

Learn more about the University Writing Center

Faculty Services

We offer services for faculty like course reserves, instructional assistance, accreditation assistance, and more.

View our faculty services