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Alliant Library: Borrowing Policies

Borrowing Policies

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Library Circulation Policies for All Patrons

Type Loan Period Renewal Overdue Fines Replacement
Books & Theses
(Students & Alumni)
28 days Two 28-day renewals
(if no holds)

The library does not charge late fees, but a block may be placed on your library account if materials are not returned on time.

Cost plus $15
Books & Theses
(Faculty & Staff)
56 days One 56-day renewal
(if not holds)
Cost plus $15
LINKplus Books 21 days One 21-day renewal
(if no holds)
$115
Tests Varies; check with your home library Non-renewable Cost plus $15
Videos 7 days or day-use only One 7-day renewal
(if not holds)
Cost plus $15
Laptops & Projectors Varies (2-4 hours); check with your circulation desk Maybe, depends on location Cost, Varies
Reserve Materials Parameters set by faculty, check with your circulation desk Non-renewable Cost
Interlibrary Loans
(non-LINKplus)
Varies; depends on owning library Non-renewable Determined by owning library
Journals Non-Circulating      

Note: Patrons with $25 or more in fines on their accounts have a hold placed on their student account and will be unable to request Link+, interlibrary loan, or ArticleReach materials until the fine is paid.