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Michigan Research Libraries Triangle (MRLT) Circulation Policies

  MSU UM-Ann Arbor UM-Flint UM-Dearborn WSU
Fee charged? No No No No No
Loan Period 3 weeks 3 weeks 3 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks
Number of books that can be checked out at one time 25 item limit no limit 50 item limit 50 item limit 10 item limit
Number of renewals No limit unless requested by another borrower Varies by library 1 renewal 2 renewals 1 renewal
Place recall or hold? Yes Yes Yes - holds
No - recalls
Yes - holds
No - recalls

Neither are allowed
Overdue fines $1.00/day DVDs, CDs, Software and Videos
$1.00/hour  Reserve material
$1/hour Reserve material $.25/day
$.25/hr for Reserves, max $10.00
$.25/day
$15.00/day for Reserves
$.25/day
Recall fines $1/day $2/day $1/day, max $14.00 $1/day, max $10.00 $1/day
Replacement cost Minimum of $100.00 or current market value PLUS applicable fines, minimum $150.00 if not in Books in Print $50.00 processing fee PLUS minimum of $100.00 or current market value PLUS applicable fines. Current market value PLUS $15.00 processing fee PLUS Applicable fines $65 plus any applicable fines $25.00 - Undergrad, $45.00 - Purdy, $81.00 - Science, $125.00 - Medical, $65.00 - Law; PLUS Applicable fines.
When are privileges suspended? When books are more than 30 days overdue and/or fines total $2.00 or more. When books are more than 30 days overdue and/or when recalled items are not returned on due date. When books are more than 30 days and/or fines total $10.00 or more. When books are more than 7 weeks overdue and/or for fines totaling $5.00 or more. When books are more than 42 days overdue and/or fines totaling $100.00 or more.
Borrowing restrictions Non-circulating materials. Non-circulating materials. Non-circulating materials. Non-circulating materials, Reserves and Reference materials. Non-circulating materials closed materials and Reserve materials.
Service restrictions No ILL, remote access to eResources, or MICHICARD service. No ILL or remote access to eResources on MIRLYN. No ILL, no dial-in access to restricted databases, no RLRC usage. No ILL, computer lab or AV equipment. No network access to some databases. No ILL. No Access to eResources.
Miscellaneous Picture ID required to check out materials, collection agency used for long overdue/lost materials. May renew books by phone or online. Collection agency used for long overdue/lost materials.   Picture ID and completed MRLT form verifying affiliation and graduate student status required.
Needed Proof of current enrollment Proof of current enrollment Proof of current enrollment Proof of current enrollment Proof of current enrollment