Checkout periods:

Books: 4 months for faculty and graduate students, 4 weeks for undergraduate students, 6 weeks for Friends of the Library, and 3 weeks for BALC (What is BALC?) members.

Renewals: Faculty: 2, Students: 1, BALC and Friends: none

Media: 7 days for faculty, 5 for grad students, 3 for undergrads (4 weeks for audio formats). Friends of the Library may only use audiovisual material on-site.

Renewals: Faculty: 2, Students: 1

Item Limits:

Books: 200 for faculty, 50 for students, 10 for Friends of the Library, and 5 for BALC borrowers.

Media: 7 for faculty, 5 for grad students, 3 for undergrads. Students cannot check out educational or documentary material except by permission of instructor or other faculty.

Alumnus/alumna policies:

Alumni/ae are invited to become Friends of the Library; once members, they can check out LNDL's Books (not media) for 6 weeks, but have no access to books from other BALC or MIC (what is MIC?) libraries. Friends and BALC members cannot access the library's databases from home.


Among patrons who have never been either students or faculty of either university, only those living in the immediate vicinity of the library (once they have joined the Friends of the Library), or students/faculty of BALC or MIC member institutions may check out books (not media). See Customer Services (Circulation) for details.