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WRLC Student Borrowing Policies


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 LimitationsLoan Period
Items from LauingerUnlimited6 weeks 
Items from BlommerUnlimited6 weeks 
Items from BioethicsUnlimited6 weeks
Items from WoodstockUnlimited6 weeks 

Other Materials

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 LimitationsLoan Period
Bound JournalsNot AllowedN/A
Media (DVDs on 2nd Floor, CDs at Circulation Desk)Unlimited, no renewals 7 days 
Equipment Not AllowedN/A
ReservesNot AllowedN/A
Government DocumentsUnlimited6 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.  Media items may not be renewed.

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.