Audiovisual Services

Cudahy Library • 1032 W. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: 773.508.2666 • lib-av@luc.edu • Fax: 773.508.2993
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm.

Requests for audiovisual materials (VHS, DVD) are processed Monday - Friday between 8:30 am - 4:00 pm.

  • Orders placed before 11:00 am will be processed for pickup after 12:00 pm.
  • Orders placed between 11:00 am - 4:00 pm will be processed for pickup after 5:00 pm.
  • Any orders placed after 4:00 pm will be processed the following business day.

Due to the circulation of material between campuses please allow 2-3 business days to process requests for material at different campuses.

Place a Request

AV materials must be used for education purposes in the classroom unless a Public Performance license has been obtained. Contact the AV Office with any questions.

Loan Periods

Status Circulating Material Classroom Use Material
Faculty 3 days 3 days
Graduate students 3 days 3 days
Undergraduate students 3 days in-library use only
Staff 3 days in-library use only
Alumni in-library use only in-library use only
Courtesy patrons in-library use only in-library use only

AV fines are $5.00 per day per tape overdue. (Overdue fines may be waived for faculty.) Replacement cost and a processing fee will be charged for damaged or lost materials.

Classroom use materials needed for student presentations should be emailed to lib-av@luc.edu by your professor.

Picking Up Materials

Materials are available for pickup on the date you select on the request form. Any items not picked up within 24 hours of the scheduled pickup date will be re-shelved and must be rescheduled for use. Patrons need to have a valid Loyola University ID with them when checking out material. To confirm that your materials are ready for use, please call the Circulation Desk before coming in to pick them up:

  • Cudahy Library: 773.508.2632
  • Lewis Library: 312.915.6625

Rental of AV Materials for Classroom Use

If audiovisual materials are not owned by Loyola, but are needed by a Loyola faculty member for a class on a specific date, Audiovisual Services will rent them for a classroom showing at no charge. Submit requests using the Faculty Request for AV Materials form. At least two weeks' advance notice is required.