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  • AFIT personnel (including contractors) and AFIT assigned DAGSI (Dayton Area Graduate Studies Institute) students whose home school is AFIT receive full library service. Length of material checkout is 56 days for most items.

  • AFRL personnel may check out material with their AFRL card. Length of material checkout is 56 days for most items.

  • WPAFB  employees may use the Library during core duty hours (M-F, 0730-1630). Building 642  access is restricted after core duty hours. Inquire at the circulation desk for information regarding base employee borrowing privileges. 

  • All other individuals are encouraged to use library materials either in-house or through interlibrary loan. Please check with your local library for availability of interlibrary loan services.

If there is a particular item you can't find, please let us know! Our library staff is always ready and willing to help you!


Borrower Registration

Library cards are issued at the circulation desk, 0730-1630 on weekdays.  A WPAFB-issued Common Access Card (CAC) is required in order to register for borrowing privileges. 

Circulating Materials

  • Books, Theses, S P I E Proceedings, I E E E Conference Proceedings, Technical Reports:

    • Regular checkout: 56 days

    • Items can be renewed for an  additional 56 days

    • Maximum of 3 renewals allowed

  • Videos

    • Regular checkout: 14 days

    • Renewal: 14 days

    • Maximum of 3 renewals allowed

  • A maximum of 30 items allowed at any given time.


In order to make our journal collection available to our patrons on a daily basis, all items in this category are non-circulating. This includes the I E E E Journals and Transactions, I R E Proceedings, A I A A Papers, and the newspapers.


Patrons may place a request on available items from the online catalog. Contact a library staff member for assistance.  For requests to purchase items not in our collection, please refer to our collection development policy and complete a purchase request form.


Patrons may renew a book over the phone or via the circulation request form. The maximum number of renewals is three. Following the third renewal, the item must be returned to the library.  Renewals may also be accomplished online, as long as they are not already overdue or requested by another patron.  Go to My Library Account to log in and initiate the renewal.  Use your library card barcode for both username and password.

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