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Borrowing Library Materials

Loan Periods

Item Faculty, Staff
and Residents
Professional
and Graduate
Students
Alumni Visitors
Main Collection Until last day of current semester 4 weeks 4 weeks Library use only
In-Library Reserves 2 hours in library 2 hours in library 2 hours in library 2 hours in library with photo ID or credit card
Overnight Reserves Until noon the following day Until noon the following day N/A N/A
Reference Library use only Library use only Library use only Library use only
Periodicals Library use only Library use only Library use only Library use only
CD-ROMs 4 hours in library 4 hours in library N/A N/A
Slides 4 hours in library 4 hours in library 4 hours in library N/A
Videotapes & DVDs 4 hours in library 4 hours in library 4 hours in library N/A
Audiotapes Until last day of current semester 4 weeks 4 weeks N/A

Library resources cannot be renewed by telephone. All renewal transactions must be carried out in person at the Circulation Desk.

About the Reserve Collection

Reserve Materials

  • Available for use 2 hours at a time within the library.
  • Additional copies of a book can be checked out overnight if reserved in advance (up to 6 days in advance between the hours of 8:00am and 9:30pm Monday-Friday).
  • Book reservations not picked up by 6:30pm are forfeited.
  • Books not available to be reserved for Saturday or Sunday pickup up, however, books available books may be checked out.
  • Reserve materials cannot be renewed.
  • Due dates cannot be waived for inclement weather or personal circumstances.

Overnight reserve book pick up/return schedule:

PICK-UP: RETURN BY:
Monday after 4pm Tuesday by 12 noon
Tuesday after 4pm Wednesday by 12 noon
Wednesday after 4pm Thursday by 12 noon
Thursday after 4pm Friday by 12 noon
Friday after 3pm Monday by 12 noon
Saturday (anytime) Monday by 12 noon
Sunday (anytime) Monday by 12 noon

 

Fines and Fees

Lost items

  • Borrowers must pay the cost of replacing the item plus a $25 processing fee
  • Items that are out of print will be replaced by an item as equivalent as possible in content to the missing item

All fines must be paid by the end of the semester in which they are incurred. Students with outstanding fines will not be permitted to borrow materials until fines have been paid.

Item Professional and
Graduate Students
Alumni
Main Collection $0.10 per day $2.00 per day
In-Library Reserves $2.00 per hour $2.00 per hour
Overnight Reserves $1.00 per hour N/A
CD-ROMs $2.00 per hour N/A
Slides $2.00 per hour $2.00 per hour
Videotapes & DVDs $2.00 per hour $2.00 per hour
Audiotapes $0.10 per day $2.00 per day