Checkout Privileges & Loan Periods


The Library creates an account in our system to give you access to our physical collection. To determine if you already have an account you can log into “MyLibrary”. If you do not have an account or if your account is blocked, please email TAMUQ Library providing your Full Name, UIN, Status, NetID, and contract end date.

Status Process I.D. Done after...
Students* Automatic TAMU/Q Enrollment
Faculty/Staff Automatic TAMU/Q Payroll setup
Community and Alumni** Manual Qatar ID Contacting TAMUQ Library
ILL Libraries Manual Letter

Memorandum of Understanding

Loan Periods

Item Type Students* Faculty
& Staff
ILL Libraries All Others**
Regular Print Collection 4 months 1 year 2 weeks 2 weeks
Text Books & Reference Books 1 day 1 day not lent 1 day
Equipment (e.g. Calculators), DVDs, Magazines, Study Guides 2 weeks 2 weeks not lent 2 weeks
eReaders & iPads 2 weeks 2 weeks not lent not lent
Total items borrowable 100 100 100 5
Renewals Allowed (General collection only) 5 99 2 2

* Must be enrolled in current semester. For Freshmen it will be the first day of TAMU classes. Note: Students who are also working for TAMU/Q in student employment roles are considered students for library services. 

**TAMUQ Library Community User/Former Student Applications are available at the TAMUQ Library during regular library hours. All borrowers must be residents of Qatar and be 18 years of age or older. QID must be presented at time of application.