Faculty and Staff Checkout Policies

NOTE: All material in circulation is subject to immediate recall if needed for Course Reserves.

Circulating Books and Government Documents

  • Books and documents generally circulate for 6 months (180 days) to faculty and staff.

  • Material may be renewed if not needed by another user.

  • Material may be recalled beginning 21 days after the original circulation date if needed by another user.

Periodicals

  • Unbound periodicals - 3 day loan.

  • Bound periodicals - 21 day loan.

  • Bound periodicals may be renewed once if not needed by another user. Bound periodicals may be recalled at any time after 3 days.

Microforms

  • Microforms are for library use only. Exceptions are made for loans of up to 3 days.

Reference

  • Reference books are generally for library use only. Exceptions are made at the discretion of the reference librarians for loans of up to 3 days.

  • Sheet maps circulate for 1 week (7 days) and may be renewed if not needed by another user.

Special Collections

  • Archives & Special Collections materials do not circulate, but may be requested and viewed in the Norman F. Martin Reading Room.

  • Patrons wishing to page materials may visit the Archives & Special Collections Reference Desk, on the 3rd floor of the Learning Commons, Monday through Friday,
    between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.

  • Patrons may also contact the Department by phone at 408-554-5530 or email specialcollections@scu.edu