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Library Information for Faculty, Staff, and Administration: Borrowing Privileges

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We have numerous items available for checkout to faculty, staff, and administration.

  • An unlimited number of books may be checked out from our general collection.
  • Faculty may check out books from our general collection for the term length. 
  • Staff and non-teaching administration may check out books from our general collection for 4 weeks.
  • Items in our Reference Collection may be checked out for 7 days at a time.
  • Bestsellers are available for a 4-week checkout.
  • DVDs and music CDs are available for a 2-week checkout.
  • Up to 2 renewals are allowed on most items owned by the Fr. Leonard Alvey Library

Any questions concerning general borrowing privileges may be directed to Sarah Cox via email or phone: 270-686-4212.

A current Brescia ID must be shown to check out any items at the Fr. Leonard Alvey Library.



A variety of audio-visual equipment is available for use in the classroom or for professional use.

Available Equipment

  • Laptops
  • LCD Projectors
  • Tripod Screens
  • Microphones
  • Digital Camcorders, Cameras, and Tripods
  • Wireless Presenters
  • Swivl
  • Clickers
  • PA Systems
  • Various Other Equipment

24-hour notice is required by contacting Carol Ranburger, AV Manager, at 270-686-4214 or email to schedule a time to pick up the equipment from her office.

A current Brescia ID must be shown to check out any items at the Fr. Leonard Alvey Library.

Brescia faculty, staff, administration, and students have borrowing privileges at Kentucky Wesleyan College, and Owensboro Community and Technical College with a current Brescia ID.

Brescia University is a member of the Federation of Kentucky Academic Libraries (FoKAL). Through this membership, current Brescia faculty, staff, administration, and students have borrowing privileges at all participating FoKAL libraries. A current Brescia ID must be presented. 

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