In Klamath Falls, materials may be checked out at the Access Services desk on the first floor of the LRC.

In Portland-Metro, materials may be checked out from the student assistant or the librarian. 
Most materials may be renewed by signing in to the library catalog with your Oregon Tech username and password, then clicking on your name (displayed on upper right corner of page) and selecting "My Library Card" to see your loan item(s) and request renewal(s). 

Summit (Orbis Cascade Alliance) materials may be renewed once for an additional 6 weeks if print material, or 6 days if audiovisual material.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) materials: to renew, make a request at the Access Services desk 5 days prior to the due date. If "No Renewal(s)" is noted on the ILL book band around the cover, then the materials cannot be renewed.


Check Out Period


4 weeks for students -- 3 months for faculty & staff


7 days, one renewal

Equipment (Laptops, calculators, etc.)


Government Documents

4 weeks

Orbis Cascade Alliance (Summit) Materials

12 weeks + one 6-week renewal for books; 6 days + one 6-day renewal for DVDs or periodicals

Interlibrary Loan Books (ILL)


Senior Projects

4 weeks

Student Technical Reports

4 weeks

Library Material Not For Check Out:

The following items are for in library use only:

  • Course Reserve Books (including Oregon Tech catalogs on Reserve)
  • Periodicals (Journals, Magazines, & Newspapers)
  • Reference Books
  • Microfiche & Microforms
  • Electronic Catalogs


Overdue Fines

OIT 2 Hour Reserves

$0.25 per Hour/max. $10 per item

OIT 1 or 7 Day Reserves/Special Loans

$1.00 per Day/ max. $10 per item

OIT Recalled Items

$1.00 per Day/max. $10 per item

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

$1.00 per Day per item

Orbis Cascade Alliance (Summit)

$1.00 per Day per item


Lost Item Fees

OIT Materials

Replacement charge (min. $20) + $20 service charge

Orbis Cascade Alliance (Summit) Materials

Replacement charge ($75) + $15 service charge + any overdue charges

Interlibrary Loan Materials

Replacement charge determined by lending library + $15 service charge + any overdue charges


Replacement cost of the laptop (varies by model)
In Klamath Falls: Items may be returned to the Access Services desk on the 1st floor of the LRC.
If the library is closed items may be placed in the outside Book Drop, located at the NE corner of the LRC building, nearest the Athletics Building. Items placed in the outside book drop after hours (or during closed periods) will NOT be processed until the following business day.

In Portland-Metro: Items may be returned in the library to the book return on desk, or to the librarian. 
If the library is closed items may be given to the Student Services office in room 130.
There is no outside drop box at this time. If the building is closed, please keep the material and return it at a later date.

The following groups may check out materials: