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Summit Borrowing: Summit FAQ

This guide provides information about using Foley Library's Summit and Interlibrary Loan services.

Summit Borrowing FAQ

What can I request?

Summit requesting is for physical loanable materials (books, DVDs, CDs, etc.) held by other Summit libraries. 

Books that are held by Gonzaga libraries, are typically not available for Summit requesting; but if they are checked out or unavailable they can be requested via Summit.


How long does it take?

Summit items:  typically arrive in 3-5 business days


Who can make requests?

Summit Resource Sharing is available to current Gonzaga students, faculty, staff, and emeritus.


How do a make a Summit Request?

Summit requests are placed via Primo Library Search, our Summit guide walks you through the searching and requesting process.


Where can I pick up or return Summit Borrowing materials?

When placing a request, you can choose to have your Summit item delivered to Foley Library or the Law Library.   Materials will be delivered for you to pick up at the circulation desk at the location you select.  Faculty and staff may also select office delivery to on campus locations.


How long can I keep a Summit items?

Summit books are checked out for 6 weeks or until the end of the current term, whichever comes first. Media are items are checked out for 6 days or until the end of the current term, whichever comes first.


Can I renew Summit items?

Summit items are eligible for one renewal. Please login to your Primo Library Search Account to renew checked out Summit items.  Summit items in lost status are not eligible for renewal.

Tip: to maximize the renewal period, make the request 3-4 days before the book is due.


Are there any late fees for overdue Summit Borrowing materials?

There are no late fees for an overdue Summit item. Summit items that are overdue will be declared 'lost' in the system  The charge for a lost item is $75.00 plus $15.00 processing fee for a total of $90.00 per item, in most cases the lost item charges are forgiven if the item is returned.


Additional questions?

Contact the library by chat, text, email, or phone!