Circulation

Checkout periods:

Books: 4 months for faculty and graduate students, 4 weeks for undergraduate students and staff, 6 weeks for Friends of the Library, and 3 weeks for BALC members.

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

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

Renewals: Faculty: 2, Students and Staff: 1

Item Limits:

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

Media: 7 for faculty, 5 for grad students, 3 for undergrads and staff. 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 USMAI libraries. Friends and BALC members cannot access the library's databases from home.

Non-students/non-faculty:

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 USMAI member institutions may check out books (not media). See Customer Services (Circulation) for details.