Book Return Information & Library Hours: Library Information

Information about library services during the pandemic shutdown

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Library Services

PICKUP REQUESTS

Paramus Library circulating collections are now available for loan through our Pickup Request service. You can request materials using the Paramus Library Pickup Request form.  Please allow 2 business days to fill the request. Staff will notify by phone or email when items are ready to be picked up from the Library Service Desk during open hours.

Pickup is currently available only at the Paramus campus location.  When you come to pick up your materials, please bring your Bergen ID. 

  • Meadowlands campus library remains closed and collections unavailable.
  • Reserve materials are ineligible for the pickup request service. Reserves collection have reopened and items can be checked out for 2 hours in-library use. 

Pickup service is limited to Bergen faculty, staff, and students.

For questions regarding Pickup Requests, contact the Library Service Desk at 201-447-7970.

INTERLIBRARY LOAN & INTERCAMPUS BOOK DELIVERY

If the Library does not own the book or article that you need, the staff maybe able to obtain it from another source through the Interlibrary Loan service. Note that DVDs, CDs, and videos cannot be borrowed from other libraries.

  • Intercampus Book Delivery between Paramus and Meadowlands campus libraries remains suspended.

DOCUMENT DELIVERY

Current Bergen students, faculty, and staff may request scanning of articles and limited book chapters from our print collections and print-only journals from the Paramus campus library.  Request can be submitted through the Document Delivery Request form.

Turnaround time is usually 2 business days. Once your article is ready, you will receive an email with electronic access to your article.

  • Requests for scanning from e-journals or e-book formats will not be accepted.
  • Meadowlands campus library remains closed and collections unavailable.

FACULTY RESERVE TEXTBOOK SCANNING 

 Instructors who do not have a copy of the textbook for the start of the semester may request scanning services. Requests can be submitted through the Faculty Reserve Textbook Scanning Request form. Turnaround time is usually 2 business days. Scans will be sent to instructor’s Bergen email.

  • Requests for scanning from e-journals or e-book formats will not be accepted.
  • Faculty should contact Department for follow-up on textbook status.

For questions regarding Reserve textbook scanning, contact the Library Service Desk at 201-447-7970.

MEDIA SERVICES

Media Services will provide limited services. 

FACULTY ONLY: Paramus Reserve DVD collections and circulating DVD collections for classroom use are available for contactless pick up. Requests can be submitted through the Media Services Request form

Some small media equipment is available for borrowing, please contact Media Services for details, by email: av@bergen.edu, or phone: 201-447-7972.