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Circulating Books (Including Young Adult, Children's, Founders’, Ikeda, and MA Theses)

Loan period: 90 days

Renewals: Items may be renewed twice when there are 45 or fewer days remaining in the current loan period. Each renewal is for 45 days. Renewals cannot be made for overdue, recalled, or items put on hold by another patron. A request may be submitted either online or at the Circulation Desk.

Fines and Fees: A library item that is overdue longer than 10 days is assumed damaged/lost. Borrowers are responsible for the following fees unless the item is returned in good condition.

  • Replacement cost: the amount listed in the order record or the list price suggested by library vendors
  • Processing fee: $10 for acquiring and cataloging a replacement copy

Courtesy overdue notices are sent 7 times: 3 days before the due date, 1 day after the due date, and then subsequently every 2 days for five times.

Recalling books:

  • Materials are subject to recall after 28 days. When recalled, the items must be returned within 7 days. In other words, the due date is reduced to 7 days from the date the recall notice is issued.
  • When recalled items are returned by another patron, they will be held at the Circulation Desk for 3 days. If they are not picked up within 3 days, they will be returned to the circulation stacks.
 

Periodicals

Loan period is 7 days. Only manual check out at Circulation Desk is available at this time. No online renewal is possible; a request should be made at Circulation Desk. The fines and fees indicated in Media apply to these items.

 

Media (DVD, VHS, and CD)

Loan period: 7 days

Renewals: Items may be renewed three times when there are 4 or fewer days remaining in the current loan period. Each renewal is for 7 days. Renewals cannot be made for overdue, recalled, or items put on hold by another patron. A request may be submitted either online or at the Circulation Desk.

Fines and Fees: A library item that is overdue longer than 10 days is assumed damaged/lost. The borrowers are responsible for the following fees unless it is returned in a good condition.

  • Replacement cost: the amount listed in the order record or the list price suggested by the library vendors
  • Processing fee: $10 for acquiring and cataloging a replacement copy

Courtesy overdue notices are sent 7 times: 3 days before the due date, 1 day after the due date, and then subsequently every 2 days for five times.

Recalling media:

  • Materials are subject to recall after 7 days. When recalled, the items must be returned within 4 days. In other words, the due date is reduced to 4 days from the date the recall notice is issued.
  • When recalled items are returned by another patron, they will be held at the Circulation Desk for 3 days. If they are not picked up within 3 days, they will be returned to the circulation stacks.
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