Semester Borrowing Privileges

LMU graduate students, honors students, retired staff, and staff employed by outside companies (e.g. Sodexo) receive semester borrowing privileges.

Books

  • Checkout period: To the end of the semester
  • Number of renewals allowed: 2
  • Renewal period: 1 semester
  • Overdue fine: $0.25/day
  • Item replacement fee: $65.00 + $15.00 processing fee

Books in some collections are subject to separate borrowing rules. For more information see the borrowing policies for the Popular Reading Collection and Curriculum Materials Collection.

LMU students, staff, and faculty are also eligible to check out books from other libraries using LINK+ and ILLiad.

Media

  • Checkout period: 7 days
  • Number of renewals allowed: 1
  • Renewal period: 7 days
  • Overdue fine: $1.00/day
  • Item replacement fee: Variable

Basement journals

  • Checkout period: 3 days
  • Number of renewals allowed: 1
  • Renewal period: 3 days
  • Overdue fine: $0.25/day
  • Item replacement fee: $65.00 + $15.00 processing fee

Basement in house reference books

  • Checkout period: 3 hours in-library use
  • Number of renewals allowed: 0
  • Overdue fine: $0.25/hour
  • Item replacement fee: $65.00 + $15.00 processing fee

Checkout Limits

  • Media: Maximum of 3 items at a time
  • Books and journals: Maximum of 50 items at a time

Equipment

Semester borrowers may check out equipment. For more information about available equipment and equipment loan rules, see Tech On 2 @ the Library.

Recalls

Academic year borrowers are eligible to request recalls on checked out materials. All items checked out are subject to recalls per the library's Recall Policy.

Off-Campus Access to E-Resources

LMU students, staff and faculty are eligible to access e-books and other electronic resources from off-campus locations. For more information, see Off-Campus Access @ the Library.