The Joseph Krauskopf Memorial Library plays a central role in helping Delaware Valley University achieve its mission of providing students a quality education in high-science agriculture, the biological and physical sciences, the social and information sciences, and the liberal arts and business.

Circulation Policy

You must show your DelVal ID or Krauskopf Library card to the circulation staff in order to borrow materials.  You may also be asked to verify your phone number.

Loan Periods: All books from the library's circulating collection may be checked out for three weeks.  DVDs are available for three-day loans.  Most reserve items may be borrowed for two-hour periods and MUST REMAIN IN THE LIBRARY.

Renewals: If you need more time, you may renew each item for ONE additional loan period.  Please call 215.489.2953 or email to request a renewal.  Be sure to contact the library before the due date!  Please note that the library may deny your request if another person is waiting for the item.

Checkout Limits:

Borrower Type

Book Limit

DVD Limit

Students, Faculty, Staff



Alumni, CLR, TCLC, Friends of the Library



Overdues: Please be respectful of other library users by returning your materials on time.  You will receive several reminders - in the form of phone calls, emails, and/or printed notices - before you are billed for an item's replacement.  Your borrowing privileges may be revoked if you owe late fees or replacement costs, or if you repeatedly fail to return your materials in a timely fashion.




Late Fee


$0.25 per day

Number of Notices



Replacement Charge

30 days after due date

10 days after due date