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Circulation Services

The desk is the key service point for checking out, returning materials, and requesting reserve items. The staff are trained individuals: knowledgeable of library policies and procedures, open, approachable and effective communicators.

Check Out Procedure

A valid college identification or Community borrowers' card must be presented to borrow materials.

Community Visitors

Please present two forms of identification verifying your name and current address.

Borrowing/Use Agreements

Students, faculty and staff in good standing have borrowing/use privileges at (A) Baptist College Health Sciences, (A) Christian Brothers University, (B) & (D) Harding School of Theology, (D) Memphis College of Arts, (A) Memphis Theological Seminary, (A) LeMoyne-Owen College, (A), (D) Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, (A) Rhodes College, (B) Southern College of Optometry, (A) University of Memphis Libraries, (D) University of Memphis - Cecil C Humphreys School of Law, and (B) University of Tennessee Health Sciences. The agreement is evaluated on a regular basis.

Category of participation indicated to whom the library will directly lend materials.
Category A: The library will loan directly to any faculty/staff member, graduate student, undergraduate student, etc of a participating institution.
Category B: The library will loan directly to graduate students or faculty/staff members only of participating institutions.
Category C: The library will loan directly only to faculty/staff members of participating institutions.
Category D: The library will admit faculty/staff members, graduate students, and undergraduate students from participating libraries to use library collections in-house.

Loan Periods

Circulating books check out for 28 days, videocassettes and slides check out on a 3-day loan and music and audio sound recordings circulate for seven (7) days. Reference materials and periodicals are used in the library only.

Renewal

Materials can be renewed one time by various means: at any InfoNet public service desk, by telephone, via CyberCAT (online catalog) or online renewal.

Document Delivery

Materials will be transported upon request to an InfoNet Library conveniently located to you.

Reserves

Reserve materials are available to use in the library only.

Library Fines

All fines and charges are paid in the Cashier's Office.

Library Holds

Students will be placed on Library Hold for overdue materials.

Rules of Conduct

Patrons are expected to conduct themselves in a respectful manner by following these simple rules of conduct:

  1. Monitoring noise levels
  2. Do not bring in food or beverages
  3. Do not misuse library property
  4. Placing cell phones on vibrate and long conversations not allowed

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