How do I borrow from the Snell Library?
- Look up the resource you need in Scholar OneSearch, our online catalog. 
- The resource may be available online or in print. For an item in our online collections, follow the link in Scholar OneSearch to view it in your browser. To find an item in our physical collections, use the bold call number to find resources in the stacks .
- Once you find the item you are looking for in the stacks, bring it down to the Help and Information Desk or self-check machines on Level 1 to borrow it with your Husky Card.
How long can I keep an item?
Select your affiliation from the list below to learn more about your borrowing privileges including loan periods and fines.
I can’t find the resource I need in Scholar OneSearch—am I out of luck?
What are my borrowing responsibilities?
As a borrower at the Northeastern University Libraries, you are responsible for all items checked out on your library account with your Husky Card until the items are returned to the Help and Information Desk. You may be charged for overdue, lost and damaged items . Please notify NUPD  at (617) 373-2121 if your Husky Card is lost or stolen. Once you have notified NUPD, you can also call the Help and Information Desk to report your lost or stolen card.
What are overdue notices?
As a courtesy, notices are sent the email address listed in your My Account  when an item is approaching its due date or is overdue. These emails are a courtesy; it is the borrower’s responsibility to manage their loans and abide by the due date confirmed when the item was borrowed. Log in to My Account  to check the current due dates of items on your library account.
I returned an item—why am I getting overdue notices for it?
If you are receiving notices for an item that you think you returned, please contact us as soon as possible by calling (617) 373-8778 or emailing us at