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Circulation Policies for Reserves

Lending Policies

  • Eligible Borrowers
    NOTE: IDs must be presented in person by the ID holder to charge Reserve materials
    • Patrons with current active SLU Ids
    • Patrons with current active Sims Memorial Library Ids
    • Guest patrons with valid photo Ids may check out only specific public information materials on Reserve for in-house use only

  • Loan Periods
    • 2 hour-for use within the library only
    • 1 day
    • 3 day
    • 1 week

  • Lending Limits
    A maximum of 4 Reserve items may be checked out at any one time

  • Loan Policies for Reserve Materials
    • Reserve items must be checked out from and returned to the Reserve Desk only
    • Reserve materials in folders may not be removed from their folders for photocopying
    • MEDIA Reserve

    NOTE: Loans during intersessions allowed only if patron is registered for succeeding semester.

  • Renewal Policies
    Reserve items are not renewable

  • Reasons for Blocked IDs

Reserve Fines and Other Charges

  • Patron Classifications Who Are Charged Fines

  • Overdue Reserve Items
    $1.00 per hour per item-Maximum $25 per item

  • Damages/Lost Reserve Items
    • $10 REPLACEMENT/REPAIR charge for photocopied materials
    • Current REPLACEMENT cost of personal faculty book
    • Current REPLACEMENT cost of library owned book +
      $20 PROCESSING fee