Circulation/Borrowing - Students

Loan Periods

Periodicals in print, microfilm, reference, and most reserve items do not circulate.

Media/Resource Loan Period
Music CDs 4 weeks
Books 4 Weeks
Popular Books 2 weeks
DVDs 1 week (unless Instruction Collection, which are in-library viewing only.)
Reserves 1 hour, 2 hours, overnight, 3 days

Overdue, Lost, or Damaged Resources/Equipment

The Madigan Library does not charge fines to students for overdue materials. Circulating materials that are overdue for 4 weeks or more are assumed lost and a $25 replacement fee (per item), with a $3.00 processing fee (per item) will be placed on the studentís library account. If the materials are returned within 6 months, the replacement fee(s) will be removed from the studentís account. The processing fee(s) will remain until satisfied by the student. Lost or damaged materials will be assessed at cost to replace the materials.

Group Room Use

The Madigan Library has 14 group study rooms which are available to students on a first-come, first-served basis. Rooms have network access as well as a variety of multimedia equipment available for students to practice presentations, study and work on projects together, or view videos for classes.  Computers with portable data projectors, TV/VCR/DVD combo units, and dry erase boards are available in some of the rooms. Main Circulation has VGA cables, ethernet cables, portable DVD players, portable projectors, laptops, TV remote controls and dry erase markers. Rooms range in seating capacity from 4 to 12.  All that is required to use any of these rooms is a valid student ID.  The rooms are available for 2 hour time periods and students can obtain a key to any available group study room by inquiring at the Main Circulation Desk. 

Questions or Comments

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