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Nash FAQ: Library Account: Home

Library Account Information


Q. How do I log into my Library Account?

Answer:

To Access Library Catalog Account: (for print materials)

1. Visit the library catalog main page - https://gannon.ent.sirsi.net/

2. Using the menu items in box along the top  - Click on My Account:

Gannon Students/Faculty - Enter your Gannon network ID # and Pin in the upper right corner.

Community Patrons/Alumni - Enter Library ID# and PIN in the upper right corner

** Individuals needing their PIN should click on Forgot my PIN on Log In pop up window

To Access electronic content account:

As of June 11, 2021, users will login with the same tool as other Gannon resources (i.e. Blackboard and email) with full email address and password.

Q. How do I check out books if I'm not a student or employee?

Answer: Individuals who are not a Gannon student employee can visit the main service desk to register for a non-Gannon user card. Details can be found on the Non-Gannon Users tab of the Library Services page

Q. How many books can I take out at once?

Answer: Gannon card holders - 25 books - Students -  30 days; Faculty - 90 days; Non-Gannon Card holders - 2 books/14 days

Visit the Policies page of the library website to see full list of library checkout periods.

Q. How can I place a hold on an item?

Answer: Holds can be placed on most books and educational/documentary DVD's by logging into your account in the library catalog or contacting the staff a the main Service Desk, either in person or by phone at 814-871-7557.

Q. How do fines build on my account?

Answer: Fines accrue on items when they are not renewed or returned by the due date. Books fines are 10 cents a day DVD fines are $1 a day. 

Q. How many books can I take out at once?

Answer: Visit the Library policies page to view  the Loan Periods chart showing loan/borrowing privileges.

Q. How do I pay fines on my account?

Answer: Fines can be paid in person at the library's main service desk.

Q. How do I know when the books I put on hold online are ready for pickup at the Nash Library?

Answer: You will receive an email message notifying you that the items are at the library service desk awaiting pickup.

Q. What happens when my renew limit is reached for a book I signed out?

Answer: You'll have to return the book. As long as another patron hasn't place a "hold" on the item (meaning they're waiting for you to return it, so they can take it out) you may be able to check the book out again - however, we decide this case by case basis.

Q. Can I pay my library late fees with my GU gold or do I need cash?

Answer: GU Gold may be used to pay late fees at the main library service desk located on the first floor. 

Q. What is "Login to Library Account"?

Answer: The "Log In" option in the library's online catalog allows user to view list of items currently checked out on their account, renew items, and place holds. 

Q. What does the My Account do?

Answer: The My Account option in the library's online catalog allows user to view list of items currently checked out on their account, renew items, and place holds. 

Q. How do I renew my books online?

Answer:

1. Visit the library catalog main page, using the menu items in box along the top  - Click on My Account:

2. Click on Checkouts tab

3. Select item(s) to be renewed

4. Click Renew button

Q. How do I log into my Library Account?

Answer:

To Access Library Catalog Account: (for print materials)

1. Visit the library catalog main page, using the menu items in box along the top  - Click on My Account:

Gannon Students/Faculty - Enter your Gannon network ID # and Pin in the upper right corner.

Community Patrons/Alumni - Enter Library ID# and PIN in the upper right corner

** Individuals needing their PIN should should click on Forgot my PIN on Log In pop up window

2. Click on Log In or My Account

 

Q. Are students allowed to check out all types of books?

Answer: The library's Reference collection and books placed on reserve cannot be checked out. These items are for building use only. 

Q. Does it cost to rent/checkout movies?

Answer: No, patrons are not charged for movie checkouts.