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How long can I keep library materials?

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  • Loan periods are posted at the Circulation Desk and vary depending on the type of material and the category of borrower.
  • Most books circulate to undergraduate students and staff for 4 weeks; to graduate students for 8 weeks; and to faculty for 16 weeks.

  • Browsing Collection (current releases) have a 4 week loan period for all borrower groups. Overdue fines are assessed on these items.

  • Due dates are stamped on all materials borrowed from the Circulation Desks, and borrowers are responsible for returning items on time.

  • Loan periods for interlibrary loan materials are established by the owning library and may differ from loan periods for Lovejoy Library materials.  Some interlibrary loan materials have renewal limits set by the owning library.