In order to keep our staff and patrons safe, the Medical Center Library & Archives has launched the Library Takeout Service for book checkouts, pickups, and returns.
What materials are available using the Takeout Service?
Books only at this time.
Who can request books for pickup at the Medical Center Library?
How does the Takeout Service work?
Where do I go to pick up the books and what are the hours?
You may pick up books Monday - Friday from 9:00a to 3:30p. After going through screening at one of the main hospital locations, proceed to the Seeley G. Mudd building main entrance. Please see the Allied Security guard just inside the front door, and show your Duke Health badge to pick up the book(s).
When I pick up the book, should I clean or disinfect it?
No! Please don’t clean or disinfect library materials as it is not necessary and may cause damage. Materials requested for pickup will be quarantined and untouched for a minimum of 48 hours before patrons are notified for pickup.
Can I return a book I have borrowed?
Yes, books can be returned inside the building or left in the book drop located to the left of the Library's front entrance.
How many books can I request at a time?
At this time, users may request up to 5 books.
Can I request and pick up books/items from other libraries at Duke?