Telephone 248-204-3000

The library is located on the lower level of the Buell Management Building in the center of campus.
Look for building number "4" on the LTU campus map

View floorplan of the Library  -  Click here for Staff


Photocopying machines: Library has two photocopiers (10 cents per page) and one color copier (25 cents per page). You may use coins or dollar bills; change is available at the desk.   Library also has a public scanner and several network computers with Microsoft Office.

Printer: Library also has a networked printer, M113a.  Jobs may be sent from anywhere on campus for pickup in the Library.

Reference: Librarians are on duty all hours that the library is open to assist users. (248) 204-3000 for assistance.

Book Renewals: Students, faculty, and staff can renew online via the "My Account" feature, or bring the books to be renewed into the library, or call (248) 204-3000. Guest users should call or bring the books in. Remember, books may be renewed only if no one else is waiting for them.

Book Returns: Drop books in the slot in the front desk, or use the book return chute in the hallway. Do not leave books on the countertop.

Guest Users: Non-students are welcome to use the library, but have limited privileges, ask at the desk for details. LTU is also a MichiCard library.

Where Materials are Located:

  • Circulating books can be checked-out, and are in the "LTU Library Stacks" shelved by the Library of Congress CALL NUMBER .
  • Periodicals are shelved alphabetically by TITLE.
  • Reserve books are kept behind the Circulation Desk.
  • Reference books are located near the Reference Desk and are for library use only.
  • Oversize books are shelved in a separate location just beyond the center magazine browsing shelves, in the first range of beige shelving stacks.
  • Kahn Library is a specialized collection.  A staff member can retrieve these materials.  All Kahn Library books are listed in the online catalog.
  • Online Books and Articles are available on campus, and from off-campus by logging in with the Banner ID.

Access to Resources Elsewhere:

  • Reciprocal Borrowing: Walk-in borrowing at Southfield Public Library and numerous local academic libraries.  Check the list of participating libraries
  • MelCat: Order books from all over Michigan and have them sent to the library’s front desk for pickup, all at no charge. 
  • MichiCard: Over 300 libraries in Michigan participate, including Detroit Public Library and Wayne State University.  Click for a list of participants.
  • Infopass: Allows book check-out at most nearby academic libraries that do not participate in Reciprocal Borrowing.
  • Interlibrary Loan: For books or journal articles not available locally.  Consult the library to place an order.


Telephone for all staff: (248) 204-3000