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Circulation Policies

Delivery of Library Materials to Another University of Iowa Library or Direct Office Delivery via Campus Mail

Library Cards

Check My Account to

  • View Loans for due dates of items borrowed
  • View Requests (books you recalled)
  • Renew books after you view Loans (see Renewal Policies)

Loans

  • Books with Call Numbers from 2nd Floor
    • Faculty, P&S Staff: Due June 6, unless recalled earlier
    • Graduate Students: Due June 29, unless recalled earlier
    • Undergraduates, Merit Staff, Community Borrowers: Four weeks, unless recalled earlier
  • Journals from 3rd Floor

One week for all borrowers, except Community Borrowers: library use only

  • Reserve Materials from Circulation Desk

Loan period varies (typically 2 hours) for all borrowers,

except Community Borrowers: library use only

  • Reference Collection from 1st Floor

Non-circulating; library use only

  • Storage Books with Call Numbers (Library Annex)

Loans are same as for Books with Call Numbers from 2nd Floor (noted above)

  • Storage Journals

Four week loans for all borrowers, unless recalled earlier

Renewals

  • Most items can be renewed, unless they have been requested by other users.
  • Books with loan periods greater than 4 weeks (e.g. loans to faculty or graduate students) must be brought to the library in person. Such books can be renewed at any of the Univerity Libraries (except Law Library).

 

University Libraries General Circulation Policies