|POLICY SOURCE: Evans Library - Policies||POLICY NO.: 8156|
|TITLE: Borrowing Print Materials||SUBMITTED BY: Tom Misilo|
|DATE: April 09, 2008||APPROVED BY: Holly Miller|
The following patrons may borrow print materials:
The Florida Tech ID card serves as the library card for Florida Tech faculty, staff and students.
LOAN PERIODS/ITEM LIMITS
|Borrower Categories||Loan Periods||Item Limit|
|Florida Tech undergraduates||14 days||20|
|Florida Tech graduate students||30 days||30|
|Florida Tech faculty, staff||One semester||40|
|Florida Tech alumni, students from UCF, EFSC, ELS||14 days||10|
|Florida Tech Dependents (14 yr+) of faculty, staff||14 days||10|
During operating hours, all library materials should be returned to the iDesk on the first floor of the Library. After hours, books may be returned to one of the Library book-drops. One is located in the Babcock Street parking lot at the entrance to the bridge and the other is just outside the south entrance of the Library.
Items can be renewed if they are not on hold for another patron or needed for the reserve shelf. Items may be renewed via the online catalog, at the iDesk or by telephone or chat. A patron is allowed a maximum of 4 renewals. Any renewals beyond the maximum of 4 is at the discretion of the iDesk staff.
OVERDUE, LOST OR DAMAGED FINES
Fines may be assessed for overdue books at $.25 per item per day or $1.00 per item per hour for books on the reserve shelf. Replacement cost will be charged to the patron's account for long overdue, lost or damaged materials. Any unfulfilled library obligations will place a hold on the student's account.
Items on the reserve shelf are for in-library use only and check out for two hours at a time. Shortened loan periods may be imposed during periods of high demand.
In most cases, only one Reserve item may be checked out at one time.
Library iDesk: (321) 674-8086