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How many items can I check out, and for how long?

Last Updated: Jun 05, 2013  |  442 Views

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The following are general loan policies for items from Dominican's collection.  For a detailed listing of all of our loan policies, including items from MARINet,  open the Loan Periods, Fines and Access at the bottom of the page

Loan periods for current students and staff

  • Circulating books: 4 weeks
  • Journals: Library use only
  • Videos / Compact Discs / DVD’s: 1 week
  • Semester Reserves: 4 types: 2 hour library use only, 24 hrs, 3 days, 1 week
  • Master’s Thesis: 24 hours
  • Undergrad Thesis: Library use only
  • Camino: 45 days, no renewals
  • Interlibrary loans: Varies
  • Audiovisual Equipment: 24 hours and requires signature

Basic Loan periods for faculty

  • Circulating Books (Except Leisure Collection): 1 semester or until recalled
  • Journals: Library use only
  • Videos/Compact Discs/DVDs: 1 semester or until recalled
  • Semester Reserves: 4 types: 2 hour library use only, 24 hrs, 3 days, 1 week
  • Master’s Thesis: 24 hours
  • Undergrad Thesis: Library use only
  • Camino –45 days, no renewals
  • Interlibrary loans – Varies
  • Audiovisual Equipment: If available, as needed

Loan periods for alumni

  • Circulating books: 3 weeks
  • Journals: Library use only
  • Videos / Compact Discs / DVD’s: 1 week
  • Master’s Thesis: Library use only
  • Undergrad Thesis: Library use only

Loan periods for public (MARINet) patrons

  • Circulating books: 3 weeks
  • Journals: Library use only
  • Videos / Compact Discs / DVD’s: 1 week
  • Master’s Thesis: Library use only

  • Undergrad Thesis: Library use only

Current students and non-Dominican borrowers may check out a maximum of 10 items at any one time. Staff and faculty may check out any number of items. 

Items checked out from Dominican's Library can be returned to any MARINet Library.

Items can be renewed once, in person or by phone.

Fines

Overdue books, including the Leisure Collection, are $.33 cents per day with a maximum fine of $10.00.

Overdue DVDs, videos, and music CDs are $1.00 per day with a maximum fine of $10.00.

Overdue Course Reserves are a flat fee of $4.00.

Master Theses are $1.00 a day.

Lost, unreturned, or damaged items acquire a $10.00 processing fee plus the replacement fee of $50.00 or the cost of the item.

Damage determination is at the discretion of Library staff.

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