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Architecture & Fine Arts Library

Policies

CIRCULATION AND LENDING POLICIES

AFA Library materials circulate to those holding a valid USC Library Card.

Type of Material

USC Undergraduate students;

USC Staff

USC Graduate students;

USC Faculty

Alumni with valid USC Library card

Visitors with valid USC Library card and fee borrowers

Visitors without a USC Library card

Books from regular and oversized open stacks

Circulate for 4 weeks;

Can renew 10 times

Circulate for Semester;

Can renew indefinitely

Circulate for 4 weeks;

Can renew 10 times

Circulate for 4 weeks;

Can renew 10 times

In-library use

Bound and unbound journals

In-library use

In-library use

In-library use

In-library use

In-library use

DVDs

Circulate for 3 days;

Can renew once

Circulate for 3 days;

Can renew once

Circulate for 3 days;

Can renew once

Circulate for 3 days;

Can renew once

DVDs not available

Circulation Desk materials

In-library use, ordinarily for 3 hours

In-library use, ordinarily for 3 hours

In-library use, ordinarily for 3 hours

In-library use, ordinarily for 3 hours

Circulation Desk materials not available

High Shelves materials

In-library use

In-library use

In-library use

In-library use

In-library use

M-F 9am-5pm

Cage, Rare, and Archival materials

Use in Rare Books reading room, M-F 9-5

Use in Rare Books reading room, M-F 9-5

Use in Rare Books reading room, M-F 9-5

Use in Rare Books reading room, M-F 9-5

Use in Rare Books reading room, M-F 9-5

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Flat-bed scanners are for use of USC students, faculty, and staff.

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Information for non-USC researchers

The AFA Library is a resource funded primarily for use by USC students, faculty, and staff. Non-USC researchers are welcome to use the AFA library, and can search the USC Libraries catalog, HOMER, from home. Non-USC users must adhere to the following:

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MERENDINO ROOM USE POLICY

Usage and Reservations:

Equipment:

Clean-up:

Please leave the Merendino Room in clean and in good condition. Repeated abuse may result in suspension of reservation privileges. Anything left in the rooms will be discarded.

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LAPTOP USE POLICY

The laptop is available for use in the AFA Library’s Merendino seminar room only. A valid USC Library Card is required.

Laptop Check Out Procedure:

Laptop Check In Procedure:

User Responsibilities:

Questions?