Media Materials Usage Policies

Media Materials include: VHS, DVD, CD, CD-ROM, Audio Cassettes and LP.

PLNU Student Use

  • A valid PLNU student ID is required to check out media materials.
  • Students may check out media materials for two hours. Items are restricted to on-site and classroom use only.
  • Media Services provides viewing rooms and listening stations.
  • Students may request media materials classroom presentations.
  • 24 hours notice is required to guarantee that the delivery/pick up will be scheduled.

PLNU Staff Use

  • A valid staff ID is required to check out media materials.
  • Staff may check out media materials for two hours. Items are restricted to on-site use only.
  • Media Services provides viewing rooms and listening stations.
  • Staff members may request media materials for delivery/pick up to official PLNU functions.
  • 24 hours notice is required to guarantee that the delivery/pick up will be scheduled.

PLNU Faculty Use

  • A valid PLNU faculty ID is required to check out media materials.
  • Faculty may check out media materials for one week.
  • Materials may be renewed in person, by phone, or e-mail.
  • Faculty may request media materials for delivery/pick up to PLNU classes.
  • Adjunct faculty must be currently teaching a course at PLNU in order to use media materials.
  • 24 hours notice is required to guarantee that the delivery/pick up will be scheduled.
  • Faculty may authorize students to check out items on their faculty account (T.A. or special projects) by calling or e-mailing notice which will be kept on file for the rest of the current semester.

Public Use

  • A valid PLNU library card is required to check out media materials. This card is $20 (free to alumni) and is available at the library reference desk.
  • Items are restricted to on-site use only. Viewing rooms and listening stations are provided in Ryan Library on the PLNU San Diego campus.
  • PLNU Media Services does not loan media materials to other libraries. Off-site circulation is restricted to current PLNU faculty.