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ISU Libraries Remain Open Online

by Laura Gleason on 2020-03-16T13:56:00-06:00 in Library Science | Comments

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Librarians are Online:


Monday  to  Friday:  8:00 a.m. –  6:00 p.m.
Sunday & Saturday: 1:00 p.m. –  6:00 p.m.


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Borrow or Renew Materials from Oboler Library

Email the circulation department of ISU Libraries at to indicate if you would like to borrow or renew library material. Please include the following details in your email request:

  • First Name, Last Name and Bengal ID Number
  • Affiliation with ISU: Faculty, Staff, or Student
  • Title and Call Number of the book, DVD, musical score, etc.
  • Mailing Address

Borrowing: If your desired library material is available, then it will be delivered to you by mail. A return shipping label is included in order to mail the borrowed material back to Oboler Library for free. Please allow enough time before the due date for shipping, which typically takes four to five days. 

Renewals: Please note that you can renew library materials through your ISU Library Account. If you need assistance regarding renewals during the COVID-19 closure, please send an email request to


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Checked Out Items

Although Oboler Library is physically closed, library materials can be returned through the book drop slot, just south of the main entrance.

Due Dates are Extended through May 8th for borrowed books and other items.

Fine forgiveness for late materials through end of the semester, not including replacement fees for lost items.

Contact our Interlibrary Loan Department for the process of returning items currently checked out through our interlibrary loan system.

Timely Health Information

Checkout the Coronavirus (COVID-19) webpage by ISU for current university-wide information about the virus and campus wellness.

ISU Libraries has gathered helpful information at COVID-19 Resources for ISU.

 ISU Counseling & Testing Center Services

Are you experiencing increased stress? Do you feel overwhelmed or anxious? The Counseling & Testing Center is available to support you!

If you are struggling, fearful, worried or depressed, please reach out by phone and browse these online resources.

Pocatello: (208) 282-2130
Idaho Falls: (208) 282-7750
Meridian: (208) 373-1921

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