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Alumni Library Services During COVID-19: Home

Library Re-Opens Phase 1

The Alumni Library is open for computer use and book borrowing by appointment only.

View details on book borrowing below.

Borrowing Items from Main Campus, Fairview, Hillcrest, and South Pointe

Libraries resume lending to Cleveland Clinic Caregivers.  

Which items can I borrow?  Search the Library Catalog.  If item's status = AVAILABLE, you can borrow it.  Items can be borrowed from Main Campus, Fairview, Hillcrest, and South Pointe.

Main Campus caregivers only.  Can I borrow items from OhioLINK or other libraries?  Yes, many libraries, including OhioLINK, have started lending books.  

How can I borrow an item?

  1. Go to the Library Catalog, find the item you want to borrow, click the item's title. 
  2. Place a hold by clicking Request This Item. Must have a Library Account and password/PIN.
    • Library staff will pull the item and email you when it is ready to arrange a pick-up time. 

How do I arrange pick-up? Days and times vary by location.  

  1. Main Campus: call 216-444-5697, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
  2. Fairview:  call Irene Szentkiralyi 216-476-7117, Mon-Thu: 8:30am-4:30pm
  3. Hillcrest: call Mary Miles 440-312-3250, Tue, Wed, Thu: 9am-5pm
  4. South Pointe: call Lachelle Bell 216-491-7456, Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm

Can regional hospital caregivers borrow items? 

  1. Regional hospital caregivers can borrow items that circulate throughout the health system from Main Campus, Fairview, Hillcrest, and South Pointe.

Where can I return items? 

  1. Main Campus' book drop is located outside the library next to the time clock.  
  2. Fairview and Hillcrest book drops are located outside of the library. 
  3. South Pointe caregivers may return the book inside the library.

How quickly are items checked in and removed from my Library Account?

  1. Main Campus: items are checked in daily, M-F.
  2. Fairview: items are checked in on Mon-Thurs.
  3. Hillcrest: items are checked in on Tues, Wed, & Thurs.
  4. South Pointe: items are checked in daily, M-F.