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Borrowing Books from the JPL Library: Policies
Borrow a eBook or Print Book
Renew a Print Book
Recall a checked out Print Book
E-Resources are limited to users on the JPL network and, remotely, through JPL's
Remote Access Service
Print books may be checked out by JPL employees, JPL on-site contractors, JPL interns, or NASA employees resident on Lab.
Caltech faculty, students, and staff can submit an interlibrary loan request through
Caltech Library's DocuServe
All other persons may request books via your home (university or public) library's interlibrary loan service.
Length of Checkout
New books with a waiting list: 3 weeks
Reference books: 1 week
ebooks: see publisher for details
DVDs: 2 weeks
All others: 1 month
Interns: Books without pending Recalls will be automatically renewed for a month
All others: Books without pending Recalls will be automatically renewed for a year
All items are Recall eligible after a month, see the
Recall a JPL Library Book section
for details on how to place a recall.
If you do not return a recalled book after three notices from the Library, we will contact your manager to obtain a Project Task to which to charge the purchase of a replacement copy of the book
We do not charge overdue fines for books checked out.
However, as noted above, if you lose or refuse to return a book, we will charge your group's Project Task to purchase a replacement.
For additional information about any JPL Library resources and services please contact us:
Visit Building 111, Room 104 (the HUB) at JPL between 8am and 4pm (except RDOs)
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