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Check Out and Renewal Policy

Loan Periods & Fines

Faculty, Staff, and Students:

There is no limit to the number of main collection items that can be checked out.

 

Loan Periods and Fines
 Loan PeriodFines
Main collection3 weeks$0.25 per day
Circulation Laptop3 hours$5.00 per hour
3-Day Reserve (2 items)72 hours$5.00 per hour
1-Day Reserve (2 items)24 hours$5.00 per hour
3-Hour Reserve (2 items)3 hours$0.50 per hour
   
Interlibrary Loan - Discretion of lending library$1.00 per day

Community Patrons:

Up to 5 items may be checked out; this excludes Reserves, Laptops, and Interlibrary Loan.

 

Loan Periods and Fines
 Loan PeriodFines
Main collection3 weeks$0.25 per day

 

If overdue items have a total accumulated fine of $5, the patron may not check out any other materials from the library until the items are returned and the fines paid.

 

Patrons must pay for lost items. This charge may include up to $15 in overdue fines, $15 for a replacement processing fee, plus the actual cost of the item lost.

 

Fines for 3 hour check out, which cannot leave the library, may accrue up to $36 in fines.


Renewals

Items checked out from the library can be renewed once per semester for an additional 3 weeks.

 

Reserve and Interlibrary Loan items are not eligible for renewal.

 

Items can be renewed by logging into My Library with your name and GWU ID card number (which is also your library patron ID). Items can also be brought back to the library Circulation Desk to be renewed.