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Copley Library Loan and Renewal Terms and Fines

This section includes loan and renewal terms and fines for current USD students, faculty, and staff.

Undergraduate Student Loan Policy - Circulating Materials

Format
Loan Period No. of Renewals Overdue Charge Default Replacement Cost Service Charge
Book 28 Days 2 $1.00/day $60.00 $45.00
DVD/VHS 3 Days 1 $3.00/day $180.00 $45.00
CD 28 Days 2 $1.00/day $50.00 $45.00
Music Score 28 Days 2 $1.00/day $50.00 $45.00
3-D Object 2 Hours 0 $5.00/day $250.00 $45.00
Light Reading Book 28 Days 0 $1.00/day $60.00 $45.00
Circuit Book 28 Days 2 $1.00/day $100.00 + $25.00 processing fee $15.00
Laptop Computer *(1 of 3) 5 Hours 0 $20/hour $1,600.00 $200.00
Laptop Adaptor *(2 of 3) 5 Hours 0 $20/hour $80.00 0
Laptop Case *(3 of 3) 5 Hours 0 $20/hour $30.00 0
Accessories (extension cords, headphones, small fan) Close of Library 0 $5/hour Individual Item Replacement Cost $15.00
Accessories (PC/MAC power adapter cords, iPhone power adapter cords, calculators) 4 Hours 0 $5/hour Individual Item Replacement Cost $45.00

* Laptop computer, adaptor, and case are checked out together as a set and all three must be returned together to avoid overdue charges.

Undergraduate Student Loan Policy - Restricted Circulating Materials

Formats listed below are restricted to library-use only, but may be checked out by special arrangement.

Format
Loan Period No. of Renewals Overdue Charge Per Day Default Replacement Cost Service Charge
Microform 1 Day 0 $3.00 $150.00 $45.00
Cartographic Material 1 Day 0 $3.00 $150.00 $45.00
Graphic Material 28 Days 0 $1.00 $150.00 $45.00
Serials (Bound) 3 Days 0 $3.00 $1,000.00 $45.00
Serials (Unbound) 3 Days 0 $3.00 $100.00 $45.00
Special Collections Material 28 Days 0 $5.00 $200.00 $45.00
Archival Material 28 Days 0 $5.00 $200.00 $45.00

Undergraduate Student Loan Policy - Reserve Materials

To ensure equal access for all library users, reserve materials have varying loan periods (see table below), and are usually restricted to library-use only. Fines are higher to encourage prompt return. Reserve materials cannot be renewed and only two items may be borrowed at one time.

Format
Loan Period No. of Renewals Overdue Charge Per Hour/Day Default Replacement Cost Service Charge
2 & 4 Hour Book 2 or 4 Hours 0 $0.50 $60.00 $45.00
1 & 3 Day Book 1 or 3 Days 0 $12.50 $60.00 $45.00
2 & 4 Hour DVD/VHS/Non-USD Materials 2 or 4 Hours 0 $0.90 $180.00 $45.00
1 & 3 Day DVD/VHS/Non-USD Materials 1 or 3 Days 0 $22.50 $180.00 $45.00
2 & 4 Hour CD/Scores 2 or 4 Hours 0 $0.50 $50.00 $45.00
1 & 3 Day CD/Scores 1 or 3 Days 0 $12.50 $50.00 $45.00
1 & 3 Day Special Collections/Archives 2 or 4 Hours 0 $1.50 $200.00 $45.00
2 & 4 Day Special Collections/Archives 1 or 3 Days 0 $37.50 $200.00 $45.00
2 & 4 Hour 3-D Object 2 or 4 Hours 0 $2.40 $250.00 $45.00
1 & 3 Day 3-D Object 1 or 3 Days 0 $60.00 $250.00 $45.00
2 & 4 Hour Microform/Cartographic 2 or 4 Hours 0 $0.90 $150.00 $45.00
1 & 3 Day Microform/Cartographic 1 or 3 Days 0 $22.50 $150.00 $45.00
2 & 4 Hour Graphic 2 or 4 Hours 0 $0.50 $150.00 $45.00
1 & 3 Day Graphic 1 or 3 Days 0 $12.50 $150.00 $45.00
2 & 4 Hour Serials Bound or Unbound 2 or 4 Hours 0 $0.90 $1,000.00 $45.00
1 & 3 Day Serials Bound or Unbound 1 or 3 Days 0 $22.50 $1,000.00 $45.00

Undergraduate Student - Maximum Limits

Students are limited to checking out a maximum of 30 items at any given time. Among these items students are limited to a total of 4 items in any of the following formats or combination thereof: DVD, VHS, CD, and 3-D Objects.