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Borrowing Policies for Chatham Community: Alumni/Special Borrowers

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 Loan Privileges for Alumni & Special Borrowers

Check-out Limit: 10 items

Item Type Initial Loan Time Renewals? Fines
JKM Library-owned circulating books 2 weeks (14 days) 2 weeks (14 day renewal) $0.25 per day
Media (DVDs & CDs)
NOT AVAILABLE: external disc drives
1 week (7 days) 1 week (7 day renewal) $0.25 per day
Periodicals & reference Non-circulating. In-library use only. Non-circulating. In-library use only. N/A
Course Reserves Depends on the particular item. No renewals, unless specified by instructor. $0.25 per HOUR
Headphones, extension cords, Mac chargers 4 hours 1 (4 hour renewal) Replacement fee if lost or damaged
Individual study room key 4 hours 1 (4 hour renewal) $75 key replacement fee
Group study room key Loaned for duration of reservation You may extend your reservation at the Circulation Desk if the room is available. $75 key replacement fee
E-Z Borrow Not available for alumni borrowers N/A N/A
ILLiad Not available for alumni borrowers N/A N/A

Lost Item Replacement:

  • Item Replacement Fee**: $100
  • Processing Fee***: $25
  • Total: $125

**This is the default replacement cost for any JKM Library item. Contact the Access Services Librarian to find out if a replacement copy may be purchased. If the replacement cost of the item exceeds $100 the patron will be charged the additional amount plus the processing fee.

*** The processing fee is charged whether or not a replacement copy is accepted.

Access Services Associate

Mikayla Wobrak
(412) 365-1570

Questions? Can't find what you need?

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