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Loan Periods, Renewals, & Checkout Limits

Alumni
Faculty
GLSP Students
Grad Students
Staff
Study Abroad
Undergraduates
Undergraduate Thesis Writers
Other/Guest Borrowers

See also:
How to Renew
Fines & Fees
Library Recalls 

Alumni

Books - 28 days
Government Documents - 28 days
CD-ROMs – 7 days
Music CDs - 7 days
Cassettes - 28 days
Music Scores - 28 days
DVDs and Videos  - 3 days
Bound Periodicals in Olin - 14 days

Alumni may have up to 10 items checked out at a time.

There is no limit to the number of times an item may be renewed, provided it is not needed by another library user.

InterLibrary Loan and CTW borrowing privileges are not available to Alumni. 
Due to licensing restrictions, alumni are not permitted access to the library's online subscription databases from off-campus.

Faculty

Wesleyan / CTW Books - due in May
InterLibrary Loan (ILL) items - due dates vary
Government documents – due in May
CD-ROMs – 7 days
Music CDs - 14 days
Cassettes - 14 days
Music scores - due in May
Restricted music scores - 7 days
DVDs and Videos - 8 days
Bound Periodicals in Olin - 14 days

There is no limit on how many items you can check out at one time.

There is no limit to the number of times an item may be renewed, provided it is not needed by another library user.

GLSP students

Books - 28 days
InterLibrary Loan (ILL) items - due dates vary
Government Documents - 28 days
CD-ROMs – 7 days
Music CDs - 7 days
Cassettes - 7 days
Music Scores - 28 days (M1-M4 restricted scores may not be checked out)
DVDs and Videos - 3 days
Bound Periodicals in Olin - 14 days
Items on Reserve - 2 to 24 hours (varies)

There is no limit on how many items you can check out at one time.

There is no limit to the number of times an item may be renewed, provided it is not needed by another library user.

Grad students

Wesleyan / CTW Books – due in May
InterLibrary Loan (ILL) items - due dates vary
Government documents – due in May
CD-ROMs – 7 days
Music CDs - 14 days
Cassettes - 14 days
Music Scores - due in May (M1-M4 restricted scores may not be checked out)
DVDs and Videos - 8 days
Bound Periodicals in Olin - 14 days
Items on Reserve - 2 to 24 hours (varies)

There is no limit on how many items you can check out at one time.

There is no limit to the number of times an item may be renewed, provided it is not needed by another library user.

Staff

Books - 28 days
InterLibrary Loan (ILL) items - due dates vary
Government Documents - 28 days
CD-ROMs – 7 days
Music CDs - 7 days
Cassettes - 7 days
Music Scores - 28 days (M1-M4 restricted scores may not be checked out)
DVDs and Videos - 3 days
Bound Periodicals in Olin - 14 days
Items on Reserve - 2 to 24 hours (varies)

There is no limit on how many items you can check out at one time.

There is no limit to the number of times an item may be renewed, provided it is not needed by another library user.

Study Abroad

We strongly advise against taking library books when you travel abroad. There is a replacement fee consisting of the cost of the lost book in addition to a $35.00 processing fee for each item you lose.

Undergraduates

Wesleyan/ CTW Books - 28 days
InterLibrary Loan (ILL) items - due dates vary
Government Documents - 28 days
CD-ROMs – 7 days
Music CDs - 7 days
Cassettes - 7 days
Music Scores - 28 days (M1-M4 restricted scores may not be checked out)
DVDs and Videos - 3 days
Bound Periodicals in Olin - 14 days
Items on Reserve - 2 to 24 hours (varies)

There is no limit on how many items you can check out at one time.

There is no limit to the number of times an item may be renewed, provided it is not needed by another library user.

InterLibrary Loan is limited to 15 active requests at any given time.

Undergraduate Thesis Writers

Undergraduate thesis writers receive longer loan periods on Wesleyan and CTW materials.  

In October, Honors candidates that are on the list issued by the Honors College automatically receive extended borrowing privileges.  Any item checked out after the candidate list is issued will receive extended loan periods (items will be due in May).  If you checked out an item before we received the list of honors candidates, it will not automatically be extended to May -- you will need to renew the item to receive the extended loan period.

The extended loan privilege only applies to books (not periodicals) in general collections at Wesleyan, Trinity and Connecticut. The Honors College reissues its list of candidates in mid February. Students not included on this list will immediately lose the extended loan privilege although books they have already checked out will still be due in mid May.

Books borrowed on extended loans may be recalled by another library user and are due within 7 days. Borrowing privileges are suspended if a recalled item is not returned and recalled items are subject to fines.

Wesleyan/ CTW Books - due in May
InterLibrary Loan (ILL) items - due dates vary
Government Documents - due in May
CD-ROMs – 7 days
Music CDs - 7 days
Cassettes - 7 days
Music Scores - due in May (M1-M4 restricted scores may not be checked out)
DVDs and Videos - 3 days
Bound Periodicals in Olin - 14 days
Items on Reserve - 2 to 24 hours (varies)

There is no limit on how many items you can check out at one time.

There is no limit to the number of times an item may be renewed, provided it is not needed by another library user.

InterLibrary Loan is limited to 15 active requests at any given time.

Other/Guest Borrowers

Books - 28 days
Government Documents - 28 days
Bound Periodicals in Olin - 14 days

Other material types are not available for guests to borrow.  They may be used while in the library.

Guest borrowers may have up to 10 items checked out at a time.

There is no limit to the number of times an item may be renewed, provided it is not needed by another library user.

InterLibrary Loan and CTW borrowing privileges are not available to guest borrowers. 
Due to licensing restrictions, guest borrowers are not permitted access to the library's online subscription databases from off-campus.