USM Libraries

Alumni Cards and Non USM Cards

Internet Only Cards

  • A $5.00 fee will be charged every six months for computer access.
  • Valid Photo ID is Required: State ID Card, Driver's License, Passport.
  • Computer use is limited to 60 minutes per day.
  • Additional funds may be added to the card to print.

 

Alumni Cards

  • The USM Libraries provide Alumni with library privileges at no charge.
  • The USM Card Office will issue an official USM Alumni card which can then be activated at any USM Library Circulation desk after an application is completed by the patron.
  • Applicants must have no outstanding library charges on any other records.
  • The card provides access to in-library borrowing, URSUS and MaineCat requestor borrowing and 120 minutes access to public computers.
  • A maximum of 20 simultaneous checkouts is permitted.
  • The card also entitles the holder to 50 interlibrary loan requests via ILLiad annually.

Non UMaine System Students and Faculty

  • An internet card costs $5.00.  Additional funds may be added to print.
  • An internet card is available for students and faculty of other institutions. There are no borrowing privileges associated with this card.
  • 120 minutes per day are permitted on the public computers.
  • A current ID from the home institution must be provided.

or

  • Students and faculty associated with other academic institutions may purchase a card for $25 annually.
  • A current ID from the home institution must be provided. The card provides access to in-library borrowing, URSUS and MaineCat requestor borrowing and 120 minutes access to public computers.
  • A maximum of 20 simultaneous checkouts is permitted. Interlibrary Loan is available for an additional annual fee of $35.00.
  • A maximum of 50 requests for materials anywhere in the world is permitted.
  • Additional requests may be processed for a $10.00 fee per item. Any fees incurred are the responsibility of the borrower.

Corporate Cards

  • Library Cards are issued free to participants in the Corporate Partner Membership.
  • The card provides access to in-library borrowing, URSUS and MaineCat requestor borrowing and 120 minutes access to public computers.
  • A maximum of 20 simultaneous checkouts is permitted.
  • The cards are issued for one year.

Community Borrowers

  • Cards are available for purchase by the general public for an annual fee of $25.00.
  • The card provides access to in-library borrowing, URSUS and MaineCat requestor borrowing and 90 minutes access to public computers
  • A maximum of 20 simultaneous checkouts is permitted.
  • Interlibrary Loan is available to the public for an additional annual fee of $35.00. This entitles the borrower to 50 requests for materials anywhere in the world. Interlibrary Loan privileges may be renewed for an additional $35.
  • Additional requests may be processed for a $10.00 fee per item. Any fees incurred are the responsibility of the borrower.

All cards are also used for photocopying and printing from the computers. Value may be added to the card using the cash value center or at the card office. Remote access to UMS subscription databases is not provided. Please refer to library staff with any questions.