Borrow, Renew

Guest Borrowers

Affiliation Eligibility Application Cost Loan Period* Renewal Borrowing Limit Fines
Bridwell Associates Anyone who does not have borrowing privileges   $75/year
(students: $50/year)
3 weeks 5 times 10 items Audiovisual items
$2.00 per item per day

Recalled items
$1.00 per item per day

Other circulating items
$1.00 per item per day
Bridwell Clergy Card All clergy with a permanent appointment An application form, submitted with a business card, church letterhead, or other documentation of your clergy status $75 refundable deposit 3 weeks 5 times 10 items
Research Card Library Research Cards may be requested for Postdoctoral/Visiting Scholars or Adjunct Faculty who are performing research or teaching for SMU in conjunction with the sponsoring department, but who are not eligible for a regular Faculty/Staff SMU ID card. Library Research Cards may only be requested by department chairs, deans, or provosts.
120 days 3 times 150 items
TexShare Faculty For a list of participating institutions, see the TexShare website A valid TexShare card from the borrower's institution and a photo ID are required to establish an account at SMU and borrow materials Free 3 weeks 5 times 10 items
TexShare Graduate 3 weeks 5 times 10 items
TexShare
Undergrad
3 weeks 1 time 5 items
TexShare
Public
3 weeks 1 time 5 items
SWATLA Students, faculty, and staff from other Southwest Area Theological Library Association (SWATLA) member institutions A valid SWATLA card from the borrower's institution (with a future expiration date, an authorizing signature, and a personal identification number) and a photo ID are required to establish an account at SMU and borrow materials.
Free 3 weeks 5 times 5 items

Notes

  • Bridwell Library audio-visual materials circulate for three days, and may be renewed up to two times (EXCEPTION: Texshare undergraduate and public library patrons may renew Bridwell Library audio-visual materials one time.)
  • Community Patrons are not eligible to place hold/recall requests or to receive interlibrary loan services. 

*Borrowed materials may be recalled, resulting in a shorter loan period