E-Z Borrow is for Everyone!
Students, faculty and staff can borrow books from 50+ college and university member libraries in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, and New York.
Set up Your Library Account
Bring your college I.D. to the Wright Library circulation desk to set up a library account. Your I.D. will be activated as a library card. Check out materials from our diverse collection of library resources, and submit requests through E-Z Borrow!
E-Z Borrow FAQ
How much does it cost?
E-Z Borrow is a FREE service provided by La Roche College.
How many books can I borrow?
Unlimited! You may submit as many requests as you like.
What types of materials may I borrow?
Textbooks, research materials, novels, classics... the sky's the limit!
How long can I keep the book?
The loan period for E-Z Borrow books is 3 weeks.
My class is 12 weeks long. Can I renew the book?
Yes! You can renew the book 3 times, for a total of 12 weeks.
Are there overdue fines for E-Z Borrow books?
YES. You are responsible for keeping tabs on due dates and renewing your books. Can I renew my book online?
Yes. Just follow the link below for simple step by step instructions.
READ-HAWKS BOOK CLUB
All are invited to join the library staff for our monthly book club. Bring a lunch and meet us in the cafe'.
Theme for 2016-17 is Short and Sweet, featuring great reads that are about 200 pages.
Join us for our February book discussion of
Fences by August Wilson
Tuesday, February 21st @ 12:00
Request it through EZB or Interlibrary Loan!
Contact Caroline for more information.
REQUESTED TITLES FROM OUR COLLECTION
FLAWLESS CONSULTING: A GUIDE TO GETTING YOUR EXPERTISE USED, Block, Peter, 2011
GRAPHIC DESIGN: THE NEW BASICS, Lupton, Ellen, 2015
WRITING LITERATURE REVIEWS: A GUIDE FOR STUDENTS OF THE SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, Galvan, Jose L., 2014
CITY OF THORNS: NINE LIVES IN THE WORLD'S LARGEST REFUGEE CAMP, Rawlence, Ben, 2016
ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION: AN INTEGRATED MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS PERSPECTIVE, Belch, George E., 2015
NON-PROFIT ACCOUNTING: A PRACTITIONER'S GUIDE, Bragg, Steven M., 2014
THE PRACTICAL SKEPTIC: CORE CONCEPTS IN SOCIOLOGY, McIntyre, Lisa J., 2014
WORDS ONSCREEN: THE FATE OF READING IN A DIGITAL WORLD, Baron, Naomi S., 2015
ORGANIZATION THEORY AND DESIGN, Daft, Richard L., 2013
RECLAIMING CONVERSATION: THE POWER OF TALK IN A DIGITAL AGE, Turkle, Sherry, 2015
THE POLICE IN AMERICA: AN INTRODUCTION, Walker, Samuel, 2013
= hot item!
Currently on display in the library entrance are selections in POPULAR FICTION. Have a look!
Spring Book Sale!
The library is currently accepting donations for our March Book Sale. Please bring your NEW and GENTLY-USED books and DVD's to the front desk during regular library hours.
E-Z Borrow STEP BY STEP
WELCOME TO E-Z BORROW
Free resources for your courses!
Did you check our catalog first? New acquistions are added weekly.
- Go to the Wright Library Homepage
- Click on Palci E-Z Borrow
- Enter your 14-digit barcode number
- Begin your simple search by title or author
- Click on advanced search if you have additional information such as ISBN
- Check the results list for your book and click on the title that you need.
- Make sure you are requesting the correct edition!
- When you are ready to request the book, click Request. Your book should arrive at the Wright Library's front desk in 3-5 business days.
- You will be notified by e-mail when your book is ready for pickup.
- NOTE: Books will be held at the circulation desk for 14 days.
NOT IN EZB? TRY ILL!
E-Z Borrow now features a link to the INTERLIBRARY LOAN REQUEST FORM if the item that you need is not available. Please complete as much information as possible!
You will receive automatic e-mails that let you know the status of each book request.
- The first e-mail verifies that the request was submitted.
- The second e-mail notifies you that the book is ready for pick-up at the library.
Occasionally, there are multiple requests for a title, and you may receive an e-mail that a book is not available. Re-order through Interlibrary Loan by completing an online form on the library home page.
There are no e-mail reminders for upcoming due dates. You will need to keep track of those and renew your books.
YOUR E-Z BORROW BOOK CAN BE RENEWED UP TO THREE TIMES. WHAT IF YOU NEED IT LONGER?
AFTER YOUR SECOND RENEWAL, ORDER ANOTHER COPY THROUGH E-Z BORROW, OR THROUGH INTERLIBRARY LOAN.
E-Z Borrow and Interlibrary Loan materials MAY NOT be put on Reserve.
WE ENCOURAGE FACULTY TO USE INDIVIDUAL LIBRARY ACCOUNTS TO REQUEST BOOKS THAT YOU WILL USE FOR YOUR COURSES.
NEW E-Z BORROW LIBRARIES
Palci E-Z Borrow welcomes
THE NEW SCHOOL
The New School Library is the newest member of our family of resource sharing institutions.
Founded in 1919 and located in New York City, this university offers programs in design, social sciences, management and policy, liberal and performing arts. We are excited to have their diverse collection available to us!
ILL AT A GLANCE
Items borrowed through ILL are shipped from institutions all over the United States. The typical loan period is 4 weeks, with one 4-week renewal, however, this varies by institution.
RENEWAL REQUESTS MUST BE SENT TO:
You will receive a response with the new due date if the renewal is granted.
RESEARCH MADE E-Z
Books requests should be submitted as soon as you have a topic for your research paper. Advanced Search allows you to choose your resources by subject.
Visit the Wright Library as soon as possible to set up a library account. You will be able to order through EZB in minutes!
TAKE IT E-Z!
La Roche College is pleased to participate in this reciprocal service with academic libraries in our region. Please be mindful when using or storing these borrowed materials. You will be responsible for replacement charges for damaged books.
PAPERLESS IS GOOD, RIGHT?
We're all about GREEN except when it's BLUE! Please remember that EZB bluebands must remain intact and on the book cover. Interlibrary Loan paperwork must be returned as well.
THESE JUST IN!!
RECENT BOOKS ACQUIRED THROUGH E-Z BORROW and ILL:
Learning the Art of Helping: Building Blocks and Techniques, Young, Mark E., 2017
Cognitive Psychology: Connecting Mind, Research, and Everyday Experience, Goldstein, E. Bruce, 2015
Management Fundamentals: Concepts, Applications, & Skill Development, Lussier, Robert, 2015
Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think Mayer-Schonberger, Viktor, 2014
Managing Risk in Information Systems, Gibson, Darril, 2015
Gender Inequality in our Changing World: A Comparative Approach, Kenschaft, Lori J., 2016
McGraw-Hill's Taxation of Individuals, 2017
Ethics in Information Technology, Reynolds, George Walter, 2011
Skills for Effective Writing, Cahill, Neta Simpkins, 2013
Intercultural Communication: A Contextual Approach, Neuliep, James W., 2015
American History: A Very Short Introduction, Boyer, Paul S., 2012
Comparative Criminal Justice Systems: A Topical Approach, Reichel, Philip L., 2013
Editing for the Digital Age, Lieb, Thom, 2016
Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy, Hayes, Christopher, 2012
Strategic Customer Relationship Management in the Age of Social Media, Khanlari, Amir, 2015