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Graduate Student Borrowing Policies

Books

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 LimitationsLoan Period
Items from LauingerUnlimitedCurrent Semester *
Reserve BooksMust be renewed at circulation desk2, 4, 24, or 72 hours as set by professor.
Items from BlommerUnlimitedCurrent Semester *
Items from WoodstockUnlimitedCurrent Semester *
Items from BioethicsUnlimitedCurrent Semester *

* All items are subject to recall. Recalled items are due 14 days after the recall is placed, or 1 week if needed for course reserves.

Other Materials

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 LimitationsLoan Period
Bound JournalsNot AllowedN/A
Media (DVDs on 2nd Floor, CDs at Circulation Desk)Unlimited2 weeks with 1 renewal
Equipment Unlimited72 Hour maximum
ReservesMax of 32/4/24 Hours or 3 Days
Kindles14 weeks
Government DocumentsUnlimitedCurrent Semester *

* All items are subject to recall. Recalled items are due 14 days after the recall is placed, or 1 week if needed for course reserves.

Renew Your Items

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You may renew your book one time at the end of the current semester for the next semester if they have not been requested by another borrower. At the end of that semester books must physically be renewed

Books and media can be renewed online through HoyaSearch from the My Library Account option, by phone at (202) 687-7607, in person at the Circulation Desk, or by responding to the electronic overdue notice.Fines will accrue on all materials renewed three days or more beyond the listed due date.