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Policies and Procedures

Wayne G. Basler Library Policy and Procedures

Circulation Periods, Renewals, and Limitations

It is the library’s goal to provide an accurate and expeditious process for circulating materials. Students, faculty, staff, and community borrowers may borrow books for specified loan periods. Periodicals remain in the library. This assures maximum information access for all patrons.

Patron Eligibility

Students:  Student must be currently enrolled.

Faculty/Staff:  Includes current faculty, adjunct faculty and all staff persons.

Community:  Includes local residents.  Community borrowers must complete a community users registration form.

Loan Periods

Books, Music CD’s, Audiobooks - 3 weeks
Art prints, maps, videos, DVD’s - 5 days
Reserve items - Loaned out according to requirements of faculty
Periodicals, Reference books - In-library use only

End of Semester Due Dates

All library materials are due on the last day of classes.


Videocassettes and DVDs – only three titles may be checked out at any given time. 

Music CD's - only five titles may be checked out at any given time.


Generally, library materials can be renewed for a maximum of two additional loan periods, provided there is not an outstanding hold request for the item(s). For Media equipment renewals please contact the office of Media Services.