What is a CRIARL Card?
CRIARL stands for the Consortium of Rhode Island
Academic and Research Libraries, a consortium of all of the college and
university libraries in Rhode Island plus selected non-academic research
libraries. The CRIARL borrowing card allows borrowing privileges at all
Who is eligible?
Faculty and professional staff on continuing
appointment may apply for a CRIARL borrowing card which is given for a one
year period from the date the card is issued. Other faculty, post doctoral
fellows, and visiting scholars are eligible to apply for a card during the
term of their appointment. They must present a letter from their department
chair on letterhead stationery stating their status and the term of their
appointment. Cards may be renewed as long as the individual's status has
How to apply?
The request for a card may be made to the Head of Access Services or his/her
designee during regular business hours at the University
Library in Kingston, the URI Providence Campus Library, or the Pell Marine
Approved: 03/13/07, Dean