Frequently Asked Questions

Book Drops

Return books to the library circulation desk during regular hours. Use the book drop when the Library is closed.

Book Loan Period

The loan period for students is 4 weeks.

Book Fees

Fines are $ .25/day; lost circulating book cost is $40/book.

Library Card

Titan card serves as a student's library card. Lost, stolen, or broken Titan cards must be replaced at the Titan card office and there is a replacement fee.

Library Employment

Inquire at the circulation desk in McGill Library.

Lost and Found

Items lost and found in the Library are held at the circulation desk for a short period and then forwarded to the Information Desk in McKelvey Campus Center.

Other Collections

Audio-visual resources and music scores are housed elsewhere on campus.


Restrooms are located on the ground and fourth floor of McGill.


  • Smoking is not permitted in the Library.
  • Use of a cell phone is not permitted in the Library.
  • Drinking from reclosable containers is permisable.
  • Eating food is not permitted in the Library.
  • Help protect library materials by reporting individuals who mutliate them to a staff member.

Off-Campus Access

To access library e-resources from off-campus, you must start from the library home page. You may search WISE for books, articles and other materials. When you click on a link to an article, you will be prompted to log-in with your Westminster user name and password. You will then be redirected to the original link you selected. In addition to searching WISE, you may browse the "Online Journals and Reference Sources" list and access any of those resources. When you click on any of them, you will be asked to log-in the same way. If you are having trouble with off-campus access to library e-resources, please contact us.