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Explains how to make use of some popular (and also some little-known) services at NGL

How to View Your Library Account & Renew Items

You can view your library account any time, from anywhere, to see what you have checked out and when it's due, or to request renewals. (Note: This does not include items from other libraries borrowed through interlibrary loan; those have separate renewal procedures.)

  1. Start at 
  2. In the library main menu on the right, click Research.
  3. Click "Books & Media (Catalog)."
    catalog link in library main menu

  4. In the blue header bar, click "Go to My Account."
    my account button in library catalog

  5. Click the link to "Review My Account."
    review my account option in library catalog

  6. Click "Login to My Account." If prompted, enter your SHSU login credentials (same as Blackboard, MySam, email, etc.)
    account login button in library catalog

  7. Click on "Checkouts" to view a detailed list of the items on your account. If you have placed a hold on an item, you will also have an option here to view your Holds.
    account summary in library catalog

  8. You can see the due dates for each item on your account. If you wish to renew items, mark the checkbox beside each and then click "Renew Selected Items."


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