University of Southern California

Loan Privileges and Policies:

USC Affiliated Users

Privileges

  • Book borrowing
  • Use of the print journal collection
  • Use of the book and class reserve collections
  • Use of the multimedia collection
  • Access to licensed electronic resources

Policies

Books

  • Circulate for four weeks
  • May be renewed once for an additional four weeks unless materials is requested by another user
    • renew in person, through HELIX, or by calling the Loan Desk at (323) 442-1116
  • Holds may be placed on books that are currently checked out; email notification will be sent when books become available
  • Fines:
    • $0.50/day for overdue books
    • $5.00/day for books not returned within five days of being recalled
    • Additional fee for lost or damaged books

Library Reserve Books

  • Circulate for two hours
  • Overnight use possible; check out four hours before library closing, return within an hour of library opening the next day
  • Fines:
    • $1.00/hour for overdue materials

Class Reserve Materials

  • Circulate for two hours
  • For use in library only
  • Fines:
    • $1.00/hour for overdue materials

Multimedia

  • Circulate for two hours, 3 days, or 1 week, depending on type of media
  • Fines:
    • $1.00/hour for overdue two hour materials
    • $0.50/day for overdue three day or one week materials

Fines

  • Due upon notification
  • Fines greater than $10.00 must be paid on the visit following notification or library privileges will be suspended
Revised 11/20/08

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