Library Borrowing Policies
All faculty, staff, and students must present a valid UR ID in order to borrow materials.
|Books||28 days / 1 Renewal||Unlimited Renewal
||28 days/ 1 renewal
|Recreational Reading Books||28 days / 1 Renewal||28 Days / 1 Renewal||28 days / 1 Renewal|
2 hours, 4 hours, 8 hours,
|Variable||2 hours, 4 hours, 8 hours,
1 day, or 3 days.
|MRC Videos and DVDs||4 days / 1 Renewal||4 days / 1 Renewal||4 days / 1 Renewal|
|MRC DVD Series||14 days / No Renewals||14 days / No Renewals||14 days / No Renewals|
|Government Documents||28 days / 1 Renewal||120 days / 2 Renewals||28 days / 1 Renewal|
|Recorded books||28 days / 1 Renewal||28 days / 1 Renewal||28 days / 1 Renewal|
|Music Library Scores and CDs||28 days / 3 Renewals||120 days / 2 Renewals||28 days / 1 Renewal|
|Music Library Videos and DVDs||7 days / 1 Renewal||7 days / 3 Renewals||7 days / 1 Renewal|
Renewing items: To renew items, first start by accessing your library account and try renewing from there. If you encounter difficulties please contact the location where you initially checked out the item.
Non-Circulating Items: special collections and rare books, reference materials, microforms, current and bound periodicals.
Library Holds: All users can place holds for books that are checked out. Once the item returns it will be placed on hold for you, and you will automatically receive an email alerting you to the items' availability. Holds are placed using the UR Library Catalog.
Library Recalls: All users can place recalls for books that are checked out. Once a recall has been placed, the original borrower has 3 days to return it before fines begin to accrue. Please note that a user is guaranteed a minimum of 10 days with a book (an initial 7 days + the 3 day recall period). Recalls are place through the UR Library Catalog.
Reserves: 2 hour and 4 hour reserves may not leave the library in which they are located. Multi-media reserves (video tape, laserdisc, etc.) in the MRC must be viewed in the MRC and may be checked out for 4 hours at a time. Overdue fines accrue at $1.00 per hour.
Music Library items
|Overdue: $.20 Per Day, Maximum of $25.00
Lost Item: $60.00**
|MRC Videos & DVDs||Overdue: $1.00 Per Day, Maximum of $25.00
Lost Item: $50.00**
|MRC DVD series||Overdue: $2.00 Per Day, Maximum of $60.00
Lost Item: $100.00**
|Overdue: $2.00 Per Hour Per Item
Lost Item: $1,510.00**
|Lost Item: $1,510.00**||Lost Item: $1,510.00**|
|Boatwright iPads||Overdue: $25 Per Day
Lost Item: $560.00**
|Lost Item: $560.00**||Lost Item: $560.00**|
|Boatwright Kindles||Overdue: $15 Per Day
Lost Item: $135.00**
|Lost Item: $135.00**||Lost Item: $135.00**|
Please note that if a student's fees exceed $15.00, they will be unable to borrow library materials. Cash, check, and Spider Card payments can be made at the Information and Assistance desk on the first floor. MRC fines may be paid with Spider Card at the MRC information desk or with cash or check at the first floor service desk. At the beginning of each month all unpaid fines will be transferred to Student Accounts and the Bursar's Office will issue a bill to collect the fines owed.
**Lost items include a $10.00 processing fee.