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NKU Students, Faculty, and Staff can borrow Steely materials with an ALL CARD or a photo ID.

NKU Alumni can borrow items with an Alumni Card. Request a card through NKU's Alumni Association.

Community members with library cards from Kenton, Campbell, or Boone Public Libraries can also borrow materials.

Steely has a reciprocal borrowing agreement with the University of Cincinnati and with SAALCK member libraries. For more information, Ask Us or see our Borrowing Policy.


You can renew materials in person, by phone, by email, or online through My Accounts.

SourceFinder Request

To get materials not owned by Steely, use our SourceFinder (Interlibrary Loan) Service. SourceFinder is a free service available to all NKU Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni, and Retirees. For more information, see SourceFinder (Interlibrary Loan).

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