Checkouts, Renewals, and Other Services
Standard Checkout Policies
The following policies apply to books in the general circulating collection.
|User Type||Checkout Duration||How many books can I checkout?|
|Faculty, Staff, Emeritus Professors||16 weeks||100 books|
|Graduate Students||16 weeks||100 books|
|Undergraduate Students||3 weeks||10 books|
|Public Cardholders, Alumni||3 weeks||10 books|
Media and Other Materials
|Theatre Collection||5 days|
|Multimedia (CD, DVD, Audio)||5 days (only up to 3 items of each collection allowed checked out at any time)|
Items Available for Checkout
|Headphones (in-house use only)||3 hours|
|Overdue Fine Type||Amount|
|Standard Items||$0.25 per day|
|Recalled Items||$1.00 per day|
|iPads||$25.00 after the first day overdue; patron is then billed for replacement costs after five days overdue|
|Reference books, Interlibrary Loan items, Music CDs, CD-ROMs, and DVDs||$1.00 per day|
|Three-Hour checkout items||$6.00 for first hour; $1.00 per additional hour|
|You will be notified of overdue items via email. There is no grace period for overdue items.|
General circulating books can be renewed up to 2 times unless a hold has been placed by another patron.
Media and Course Reserves items can be renewed multiple times if another patron isn't waiting to use the item(s).
Devices, chargers and cables, and other technology and equipment cannot be renewed.
All materials are subject to holds and recalls. You will be notified of holds and recalls via email.
Holds will reserve an item for you as soon as the item is returned. Holds can be placed on items by viewing them in the catalog or from the homepage quick search.
A recall will reset the due date for the item to 1 week from the date the recall was placed. Items are eligible for recall 2 weeks after they have been originally checked out. Fines for late recall items increase from 25¢ per day to $1 per day. Recalls can only be placed by staff at the Circulation Desk.
Members of the community from the Carbon and Emery counties, ages 18 and older, can purchase a library card for $25.00. This card expires within a year of purchase and allows you to check out up to 10 books for 3 weeks.
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