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Loan Periods and Circulation Policies

Library Cards/ID Cards

  • The University’s "WildCard" is the official ID for WSU students, faculty and staff and it serves as their library card.
  • An official picture ID and knowledge of W number is required of WSU students, faculty and staff who do not have a "WildCard."
  • Proof of current WSU registration or WSU employment may be verified.
  • Community borrowers who have an official picture ID may purchase a library card ($15.00 per year) at the Circulation Services Desk.
  • Students, staff and faculty of other Utah academic institutions are granted borrowing privileges upon presentation of an official picture ID and proof of current enrollement for their respective institution.

Loan Periods for Borrower Groups

Books and Documents

(Standard Checkout)

Bound
Periodicals

Maps

Media

Reserve

Student 21 days 2 days 3 days

videos:    3 days

cds:        7 days

set by instructor
Graduate Student 120 days 2 days 3 days

videos:    3 days

cds:        7 days

set by instructor
Faculty, Adjunct, Emeriti 120 days 2 days 3 days Varies N/A
Alumni 21 days 2 days 3 days

videos:    3 days

cds:        7 days

N/A
Community 21 days 2 days 3 days

videos:    3 days

cds:        7 days

N/A

Complimentary/

Friend of the Library

21 days 2 days 3 days

videos:    3 days

cds:        7 days

N/A

Spouse or Partner (of Faculty/Staff)

21 days 2 days 3 days

videos:    3 days

cds:        7 days

N/A
Staff 120 days 2 days 3 days

videos:    3 days

cds:        7 days

N/A
Visiting Scholar 21 days 2 days 3 days

videos:    3 days

cds:        7 days

N/A
UALC 21 days N/A 3 days

videos:    3 days

cds:        7 days

N/A

 

Loan Renewals

  • Items may be renewed in person at the Circulation services desk.
  • Items may be renewed by calling 801-626-6545.
  • Items may be renewed Online
  • Two renewals are allowed on most library items unless a hold/request has been placed on the item.
  • Renewals are not allowed on Bound Periodicals, Reserve, or "in library" use items.

Fines

  • Books, Documents, Maps, Media: $.50 per item per day.
  • Bound Periodicals: $2.00 per item per day.
  • Selected Media and all Reserve Material: $1.00 per hour per item.
  • Interlibrary Loan: $2.00 per item per day.
  • Lost or Damaged Items: Cost of item replacement.
  • Payment of fines can be made in person at the Circulation Services desk, over the phone at 801-626-6545, or online at the Stewart Library Payment Center.

Penalties

  • Library checkout privileges are suspended when fine is $10.00 or more.
  • A fine hold is initiated when fine is $20.00 or more.
  • A registration hold is initiated when items are not returned or are returned damaged.
  • Excessive fines are referred to the University’s collection agency when there is no response to the Library’s requests for return of overdue item(s) or payment for lost/damaged item(s).

Material restricted to "in library" use only

  • Selected audio/video material, current periodicals/journals, microforms, Reference and Special Collections items.

Interlibrary Loans

  • Materials borrowed through Interlibrary Loan are subject to the use restrictions and regulations of the lending library.
  • Items may take from 10 days to a few weeks to arrive.
  • Items from local libraries often come within a week.
  • Articles are usually delivered electronically.

 

Updated May 06, 2013. Please send comments to Sandi Andrews.
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