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Library Loan Periods: Loan Periods

Loan Periods

Archives Non-Circulating
Book Collection 28 Days
Children's Collection 28 Days
Curriculum Materials 28 Days
Government Documents 28 Days
Microfiche 7 Days
Microfiche Readers 7 Days
Microfilm Non-Circulating
Newspapers Non-Circulating
Non-Print Media 28 Days
Pamphlets 28 Days
Paperbacks 28 Days
Periodicals -- Bound 2 Days
Periodicals -- Current 2 Days
Red Tag Gov't Documents 7 Days
Reference Materials Non-Circulating
Reserve 1 Hour
Reserve 2 Hour
Reserve 4 Hour
Reserve 1 Day
Reserve 2 Days
Reserve 3 Days
Reserve 4 Days
Reserve 7 Days
Special Collections Non-Circulating
Student Laptops 4 Hours


The Curriculum / Non-Print Media is a high usage collection consisting of art prints, compact discs, DVD's, games, kits, maps, math manipulatives, and study prints. These items checkout for 28 days and one renewal is allowed.

The Reserve Collection, located in the Access Services/Circulation area, is a high usage collection comprised of library materials and instructor's personal copies to provide easy access for students. Checkout periods for reserve items vary according to each instructor's specifications.

Due dates are printed on the transaction slip which accompanies items checked out. It is the borrower's responsibility to notice the due date. A seven day grace period is allowed on all items checked out for 28 days, 14 days and 7 days.

Faculty may have a semester loan on most library materials, except periodicals, microfiche readers, and non-print media. Semester loans are subject to recall after 28 days.

No name, address, or other information concerning a borrower contained in any circulation records will be revealed to other persons except under conditions as stated in Calvin T. Ryan Library's Privacy of Circulation Records Policy.

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