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Circulation Policies: General Public & Mount Alumni

The Mount Library is open to area residents and anyone affiliated with an OhioLINK member institution. Anyone who is not a currently enrolled Mount student or faculty member may register to borrow from the Mount Library. Valid identification is required: OhioLINK Library ID, school ID, driver's license, or parent's ID. Reference books, reserve items, newspapers, journals, microfiche, annual reports, audio-visual material and media equipment CANNOT be checked out.

Circulation:

  • A date due card is stamped and placed in the pocket of each item.
  • Items are due by closing on the date due.
  • Books are checked out for three (3) weeks.
    Patrons in Kindergarten through Grade 12 are limited to three (3) items at a time.
  • All items are nonrenewable.

Overdue Fines:

  • A fine of 10 cents ($.10) per day is charged for each item returned late.
  • A fine of 25 cents ($.25) per day is charged for each recalled item returned late.
    Replacement cost of one hundred dollars ($100.00) is charged for any item not returned.

Returns:

  • Items can be returned in the Mount Main Library's Book Depository or the Game Room's Book Drop Box when the Library is closed. 
 

Circulation Policies: Mount Faculty & Staff

The College of Mount St. Joseph Library checks out books, videos, compact discs, LPs, slide projectors, slide trays, and audiocassette players to Mount Faculty and Staff. Reference books, newspapers, journals, microfiche and annual reports CANNOT be checked out.

Circulation:

  • A date due card is stamped and placed in the pocket of each item.
  • Items are due by closing on the date due.
  • MSJ owned books, slide projectors, slide trays and audiocassette players are checked out for the semester.
  • Faculty loan length for OhioLINK books is 42 days (6 weeks).
  • Videos, compact discs, and LPs are checked out for four weeks.

Renewal:

  • Material may be renewed for two (2) additional loan periods, unless it has been requested by another patron.
  • (OhioLINK books may be renewed up to 6 times unless another patron has requested items.)
  • Renew your on-loan items in FOCUS. From the FOCUS search menu, click on View Library Record and Renew Items. Follow on-screen instructions to renew items.
  • Renewals also can be requested by phone at 513-244-4216.

Returns:

  • Videos, compact discs, LPs, slide trays, slide projectors and audiocassette players MUST be returned to the Mount Library.
  • LPs, slide trays, slide projectors and audiocassette players MUST be returned to the Circulation Desk.
  • Books, videos and compact discs can be returned in the Mount Main Library's Book Depository or the Game Room's Book Drop Box when the Library is closed.
 

Circulation Policies: Mount Students

Circulation Policies: Mount Students
The College of Mount St. Joseph Library checks out books, videos, compact discs, LPs, CD-players, slide projectors, slide trays, and audiocassette players to currently enrolled Mount students. Reference books, newspapers, journals, microfiche and annual reports CANNOTbe checked out.

Circulation:

  • A date due card is stamped and placed in the pocket of each item.
  • Items are due by closing on the date due.
  • MSJ owned books are checked out for the semester.
  • OhioLINK owned books are checked out for 21 days with up to 6 renewals provided no one else has requested items.
  • Videos, DVDs, compact discs, LPs, CD-players, audiocassette players, slide projectors and slide trays are checked out for one week.
Renewal:
  • Videos, DVDs, compact discs, LPs, CD-players, audiocassette players, slide projectors and slide trays may be renewed for one (1) additional loan period, unless the item has been requested by another patron.
  • Renew your on-loan items in FOCUS. From the FOCUS search menu, click on View Library Record and Renew Items. Follow on-screen instructions to renew items.
  • Renewals can be requested by phone at 513-244-4216.
  • Books are nonrenewable.
Overdue Fines:
  • A fine of 10 cents ($.10) per day is charged for each audio-visual item returned late.
  • A fine of 25 cents ($.25) per day is charged for each recalled item returned late.
  • A fine of 25 cents ($.25) per day is charged for each Special Loan item returned late.
  • Replacement cost of one hundred dollars ($100.00) is charged for any item not returned.
  • See below for OhioLINK fines.
Returns:
  • Videos, compact discs, LPs, slide trays, slide projectors and audiocassette players MUST be returned to the Mount Library.
  • LPs, slide trays, slide projectors, CD-players, and audiocassette players MUST be returned to the Mount Library's CIRCULATION DESK.
  • Books, videos and compact discs can be returned in the Mount Main Library's Book Depository or the Game Room's Book Drop Box when the Library is closed.
 

Circulation Policies: Reserves

The Reserve Collection consists of items put on Reserve by faculty for Mount courses. The College of Mount St. Joseph checks out Reserve items to Mount students and faculty. Items on Reserve are listed in FOCUS (The Library Catalog) by instructor's name and by course number. The Reserve Collection is located behind the Circulation Desk. Items on Reserve may be requested from the Circulation Desk staff.

 

Circulation: The check-out period for items on Reserve varies:

  • 3-HOUR-LIBRARY USE ONLY loan items are due three hours from the time of check-out and may not be taken out of the Library.
  • 1-DAY loan items are due by closing on the date due.
  • 7-DAY loan items are due by closing on the date due.

Overdue Fines:

  • A fine of one dollar ($1.00) per day is charged for each 7-DAY Reserve item returned late.
  • A fine of one dollar ($1.00) per day is charged for each 1-DAY Reserve item returned late.
  • A fine of ten cents ($ .10) per hour is charged for each 3-HOUR Reserve item returned late.

Returns:

  • Reserve items should be returned to the Circulation Desk.
  • Books, videos and compact discs can be returned in the Mount Main Library's Book Depository or the Game Room's Book Drop Box when the Library is closed.
  • LPs MUST be returned to CIRCULATION DESK.
 

Circulation Policies: OhioLINK Online Borrowing

Using OhioLINK, currently enrolled College of Mount St. Joseph students, faculty and staff can find and borrow items held in college and university libraries throughout the state of Ohio. Items available in the Mount Library cannot be borrowed through OhioLINK.

Circulation:

  • The date due is written on the book-band.
  • Items are due by closing on the date due.
  • Books are checked out for 21 days.
  • Faculty loan length for books is 42 days (6 weeks).
  • Audiovisuals are checked out for 1 week
  • Books are held for pick up at the Circulation Desk for 10 days and media for 5 days only . If not picked up within this 10/5-day period, they will be sent back to the owning libraries. If you need extra time for your items to be held, please, notify the library at 513-244-4216.

Renewal:

  • Up to 6 renewals of 42 days each on books as long as no holds have been placed on the item and it is not recalled.
  • 7-day media has no renewals and must be returned after the 7 day loan period.
  • Renew your on-loan items in FOCUS. From the FOCUS search menu, click on View Library Record and Renew Items. Follow on-screen instructions to renew items.
  • Renewals also can be requested by phone at 513-244-4216.

Overdue Fines:

  • A fine of 50 cents ($.50) per day is charged for each item returned late.
  • A fine of two dollars ($2.00) per day is charged for each recalled item returned late.
  • A lost book replacement charge of $75.00 will be billed to the patron who does not return an OhioLINK loan 30 days after the due date. A $50.00 processing fee will also be included on these lost book invoices.

Returns:

  • Materials borrowed through OhioLINK MUST be returned to the Mount Library.
  • Materials can be returned in the Mount Main Library's Book Depository or the Game Room's Book Drop Box when the Library is closed.
 

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