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PASCAL Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost?

All PASCAL services are free.

Just how fast is fast?

Books should arrive within 3-5 business days.

How many books can I check out at a time?

Up to 50 PASCAL items per person at one time. Fifty items includes all those in the system from Requested to Returned.

How long is the checkout period?

  • PASCAL  Delivers - 6 week loan period
  • PASCAL Visiting Patron - 3 week loan period
  • PICKUP Anywhere - 6 week loan period

How will I know when my books arrive?

You will receive an email the day your book arrives.

Where do I pickup my books?

At the Circulation desk in the main library.

Do I need anything special to submit my request?

You will need your Furman ID number to place your request.

How do I use PASCAL Delivers to find a book?

You have 2 options.

1. Search the Furman library catalog. If you don't find what you need, or if the book is unavailable, click on the PASCAL Delivers button.

Or, you can...

2. Go directly to and search PASCALCat at


What if the book I want is not in the PASCAL catalog?

Use InterLibrary Loan Services to expand your borrowing net to libraries beyond SC.


What if I need something other than a book, like a DVD or a specific journal article?

Use InterLibrary Loan Services.


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