To get a library card you must:
Please bring your license or other photo ID to the circulation desk on the 1st floor of the library. Upon filling out an application form, we will mail you an ASU library card.
If you lose your library card, call the circulation desk at 719-587-7781 and tell us your card is lost.
To change your address or phone number, login to your account, click Profile, then click Edit Options. You may also stop by or call the circulation desk at 719-587-7781.
Community patrons may check out
Technology items (iPads, GoPro, etc.) and textbook reserves are for student and staff use only.
To renew your items log into your library account with your name and library number (401…). You may renew most items up to three times. You can also renew items by calling the circulation desk at 719-587-7781.
To request materials not available in Prospector, you need to request an Interlibrary Loan account for access.
Limits and checkout periods for community
|Books||5 items||3 weeks, 3 renewals|
|Interlibrary Loan||5 items||Depends on lending library|
|Popular Books||3 items||3 weeks, no renewals|
|DVDs and VHS||2 items||1 week, no renewals for popular, 3 weeks, no renewals for regular|
|Board and Card Games||3 items||1 week, no renewals|
For more information on finding items, please go to Find and Request Materials.
The computer labs are not open to the public. There are four open computer terminals around the library that may be used for quick email access or to look up government information.
To check out a laptop, community members:
Laptops may be checked out at the first floor circulation desk. Laptops check out for two hours and must be used in the library.
Wi-Fi is available on all three floors of the library. Community members may get a WiFi account for three days by logging on to the ASUGuest network and clicking on Request Guest Access. If you need access for longer than three days, or are unable to connect to the network, please contact us at 719-587-7879. All users must comply with ASU's Computing Services Policies.
All age levels of school and community groups are welcome at ASU Nielsen Library. Please review the group policies and the suggestions below before contacting the library.
To arrange a tour or instruction session, please email Jeffrey Bullington at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Suggestions before coming to the Nielsen Library