The Mastodon card serves as the official school ID for Purdue University Fort Wayne students, faculty, and staff. It also serves as a library borrower's card. The card may be picked up at the Walb Union Campus Credentials and Transportation office, telephone 260-481-6611.
Indiana residents who are not part of the Purdue University Fort Wayne or the Indiana University Fort Wayne community are eligible for a special library borrower's card. Applicants must present an Indiana driver's license or Indiana state identification card and a second ID that has a current address. Applicants under age 18 will be asked to present one ID and a consent form signed by a parent or guardian.
By filling out the Request for Proxy Services form, a patron authorizes another patron to check out items on their account and accepts responsibility for those items. Proxies are used mainly for the convenience of faculty members so that graduate students or other assistants can pick up items from the library using their own Purdue Fort Wayne ID to charge it to the faculty member's account..
Circulation records are confidential. General Collection items are due in 16 weeks for faculty, staff, graduate students, and undergraduate students.
Loan Periods for non-General Collection items are:
Indiana Residents are Limited to Ten Items
You will be responsible for paying any fines or fees for late return or non-return of library materials checked out on your Purdue Fort Wayne ID. For all billing inquiries, contact Circulation Services at (260) 481-6505 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Details about fines and fees are shown in the table below:
Library guest cards only provide on-site check-out privileges; they do not include access to licensed databases. With the exception of proxies, patrons may only have one active library card at a time. The patron to whom a card is issued is the only person authorized to use it; patrons should not lend their cards to others.