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Borrow, Renew, Return

Borrow, Renew, & Return

Borrowing privileges are extended to SHU students, faculty, staff and members of the SHU Alumni, and to community residents through a borrowing agreement with the ReBL Reciprocating Borrowing and Lending Program.

Note:

  • E-Z Borrow: loan period of 12 weeks. No renewals.

  • Interlibrary loan: loan period of 39 days. One renewal.

  • EZB and Inter Library Loan books will be held for 10 days.  If not picked up within 10 days they will be sent back to the lending library.  Holds will be held for 3 days and returned to the main collection if not picked up within 72 hours

  • The fine rate for overdue E-Z Borrow and ILL books is $1.00 a day.

 

The following loan periods and fines apply to material borrowed from the library.

Books

Books
Student
Undergraduate
Student 
Graduate
Employee
Faculty
Other**
Alumni
Visiting
Scholar
Loan Period
45 days
90 days
90 days
one year
28 days
45 days
one year
Maximum
unlimited
unlimited
unlimited
unlimited
10
unlimited
unlimited
Renewal Period
45 days
90 days
90 days
one year
none
none
one year
Maximum Number of Renewals
1
1
1
1
none
none
1
Fine Rate
10¢
10¢
none
none
10¢
10¢
none
Maximum Fine Amount
$40
$40
$0.00
$0.00
none
none
$0.00
Hold
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Recall
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Minimum Loan for Recall
28 days
28 days
28 days
28 days
14 days
14 days
28 days
Recall Fine Rate
$1
$1
$1
$1
$1
$1
$1
Recall Fine Interval
per day
per day
per day
per day
per day
per day
per day
Recall Return Interval
3 days
3 days
7 days
7 days
3 days
3 days
7 days
Grace Period
3 days
3 days
7 days
7 days
3 days
3 days
7 days

* Student category includes: State Police
** Other category includes: PALCI (Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium), Project Acceleration, ReBl, Vale Faculty Borrowing, Consortium of East Jersey and Palinet Academic Reciprocal Borrowing

Video-Film

Video-Film 

Video-Film

Student* 
Undergraduate

Student 
Graduate

Employee

Faculty

Other**

Alumni

Visiting
Scholar

Loan Period

3 days

3 days

3 days

10 days 

none

none

10 days

Renewal Period

none

none

none

10 days

none

none

10 days

Maximum Number of Renewals

none

none

none

none

none

none

none

Fine Rate

$1

$1

none

none

none

none

none

Maximum Fine Amount

$40

$40

none

none

$40

$40

none

Hold

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Yes

Recall

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Yes

Minimum Loan for Recall

3 days

3 days

3 days

3 days

none

none

3 days

Recall Fine Rate

$1

$1

$1

$1

$1

$1

$1

Recall Fine Interval

per day

per day

per day

per day

per day

per day

per day

Recall Return Interval

3 days

3 days

7 days

7 days

3 days

3 days

7 days

Grace Period

3 days

3 days

7 days

7 days

3 days

3 days

7 days

* Student category includes: State Police
** Other category includes: PALCI (Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium), Project Acceleration, ReBl, Vale Faculty Borrowing, Consortium of East Jersey and Palinet Academic Reciprocal Borrowing

Music CD, Phono and AV

Music CD, Phono and AV

Music CD, and AV

Student* Undergraduate

Student Graduate

Clerical, Maint., & Admin

Faculty

Other**

Alumni

Visiting Scholar

Loan Period

14 days

14 days

14 days`

14 days

none

none

14 days

Renewal Period

none

none

none

14 days

none

none

14 days

Max # of Renewals

none

none

none

1

none

none

1

Fine Rate

$1.00

$1.00

$0.00

$0.00

none

none

$0.00

Max Fine Amount

$40.00

$40.00

$0.00

$0.00

none

none

$0.00

Hold

yes

yes

yes

yes

none

none

yes

Recall

yes

yes

yes

yes

none

none

yes

Min Loan for Recall

7 days

7 days

7 days

14 days

none

none

14 days

Recall Fine Rate

$1.00

$1.00

$1.00

$1.00

none

none

$1.00

Recall Fine Interval

per day

per day

per day

per day

none

none

per day

Recall Return Interval

3 days

3 days

3 days

7 days

none

none

7 days

Grace Period

3 days

3 days

3 days

7 days

none

none

7 days

* Student category includes: State Police
** Other category includes: PALCI (Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium), Project Acceleration, ReBl, Vale Faculty Borrowing, Consortium of East Jersey and Palinet Academic Reciprocal Borrowing

 

borrow - renew policies

Note: Journals do not circulate.

Circulation Procedures

We do not accept cash for Circulation fines/fees. Payment can be made by Pirate Gold, check or money order. 

  • Books are no longer being stamped with a due date. 
  • You are responsible for all material checked out on your card and for knowing the due dates. A receipt with book titles and due dates will be printed if requested when the material is charged out. 
  • You are responsible for returning or renewing materials on time. 
  • To view a list of library materials checked out on your account and their due dates, select on the library home page under Services or click on the My Account button in Worldcat Local. My Account may be checked anytime from on or off campus.    
  • You may renew books once if they are not overdue. Overdue books must be renewed in person at the Circulation Desk.  
  • Overdue notices and statements of fines and fees are sent via e-mail on a regular basis to all patrons with Seton Hall e-mail addresses. You are responsible for checking your e-mail for these notices.
  • Please direct questions to the Circulation Desk at (973) 761-9435 or send an e-mail to circulation@shu.edu

 

VALE Reciprocal Borrowing Seton Hall faculty & students may apply for access and borrowing privileges at 45 New Jersey colleges and universities that are members of VALE (the Virtual Academic Library Consortium).

 

Reciprocal Borrowing and Lending Consortium The Reciprocal Borrowing and Lending Consortium allows ReBL card holders to access 25 member libraries in Essex County (NJ).

 

Lost Book Replacement Charges

Items that are 45 days overdue are considered lost and you will receive a bill for the average replacement and processing costs of $100.00 per item. You should contact the Circulation department for the actual cost of the item. Your borrowing privileges will be suspended and a hold may be placed on your library account. The University reserves the right to hold transcripts and diplomas as a result of nonpayment.