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Faculty & Staff


This guide provides an overview of library resources and services available to RSU faculty and staff. RSU Libraries strives to provide the best available resources and services to support the academic programs of the university. 

Library Resources & Services




  • Faculty members may check out more materials and renew them multiple times, since they may be using the materials as part of their courses.
  • Faculty may keep up to 100 books, 20 compact discs, 25 DVDs, 20 audiotapes, and 50 videotapes.
  • Books are checked out to faculty for 120 days and audiovisual materials for 60 days.
  • Faculty are encouraged to return materials by the end of the semester.
  • Adjunct faculty checkout privileges are the same as staff (see below).  Their patron record expires at the end of each semester.


  • Staff and adjunct faculty are limited to no more than 30 books, eight compact discs, eight DVDs, eight audiotapes, or eight videotapes.
  • Books, audio books, and compact discs are checked out to staff for 21 days, and DVDs and BluRays are checked out for seven days.


See: Library Policies