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WRLC Faculty Borrowing Policies

Books

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 Patron TypeLimitationsLoan Period
Items from Lauinger, Blommer, Bioethics, and Woodstock librariesWRLC FacultyUnlimitedDue at the end of each semester; January 31,
May 31, or September 30 depending on when the materials are loaned 
 WRLC StaffUnlimited6 weeks 

Other Materials

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 Patron TypeLimitationsLoan Period
Bound JournalsWRLC FacultyNot AllowedN/A
 WRLC StaffNot AllowedN/A
Media (DVDs on 2nd Floor, CDs at Circulation Desk)WRLC FacultyUnlimited, no renewals **7 days **
 WRLC StaffUnlimited, no renewals ** 7 days **
Equipment (from Gelardin New Media Center)WRLC FacultyNot AllowedN/A
 WRLC StaffNot AllowedN/A
ReservesWRLC FacultyNot AllowedN/A
 WRLC StaffNot AllowedN/A
Government DocumentsWRLC FacultyUnlimitedSee Book Borrowing Privileges
 WRLC StaffUnlimited6 weeks 

** Overdue fines for media are $5 a day for five days, at which point replacement fees will be applied to your account.  Replacement fees are $120 per item plus the $25 overdue fine for each item.

Renew Your Items

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You may renew your books up to three times, no renewals for media items.

Books can be renewed online through your Library Account. They can also be renewed by phone at (202) 687-7607, in person at the Circulation Desk, or by responding to the electronic overdue notice.