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Admission and Library Privileges

 

 

Johns Hopkins University (JHU) Faculty, Staff, Retired Faculty/Staff Members and Students

Individuals must present a current JHU identification badge to the security guard to enter the library. JHU faculty, staff and students can obtain privileges by presenting their identification badge at one of the library's service sites or by filling out the electronic registration form.

 

Spouses of Johns Hopkins University (JHU) Faculty, Staff and Students

Spouses and same-sex partners of faculty, staff, and currently enrolled students may borrow from all the libraries of the Johns Hopkins University according to the policies set up by the individual libraries. A library card should be applied for from the library serving the division where the spouse is employed or enrolled. To ensure that access to library services continues without interruption, cards must be renewed every year. A photo ID is required to enter Hopkins libraries.

 

Dependents of Johns Hopkins University (JHU) Faculty and Staff

Dependents of faculty and staff may borrow from all the libraries of the Johns Hopkins University according to the policies set up by the individual libraries. A library card should be applied from the library serving the division where the faculty, staff member is employed. The extent of privileges may vary from library to library. Dependents are usually full-time students between the ages of 18 and 26 or non-students who are 18 to 19 years old. To ensure that access to library services continues without interruption, cards must be renewed every year. A photo ID is required to enter Hopkins libraries.

 

Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions (JHMI) Alumni

All University alumni must present a valid membership card before entering the library building to use in-house resources of Welch Library and to do photocopying. JHMI alumni may enter the library building without an alumni card during business hours. However, JHMI alumni with a current alumni card, may purchase a library card, providing access to Welch library services such as borrowing, photocopying, and using in-house resources. In-house use of databases is permitted but remote access is prohibited. The Harrison Library at Bayview does not honor alumni access.

 

Alumni of the Johns Hopkins University may purchase borrowing privileges from individual libraries or, for a larger fee, from all Hopkins libraries. Single membership buys access to only the one library print collection ($100); the larger (all libraries) membership ($200 per year) buys physical access to all print/av collections, remote access to library resources is prohibited. It is intended that alumni purchase their privileges from the library in the school from which they graduated. A photo ID is required to enter Hopkins libraries. The Harrison Library at Bayview does not honor alumni access.

 

 

The Library is accessible to people with limited mobility.