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Circulation Loan Period Information

The loan period for all library material designated as circulating can be 28 days (4 weeks) or 112 days (16 weeks). The actual loan period varies among libraries and is determined by library ownership (location), material type and the borrower status, i.e., UB student, faculty, staff, alumni or guest.

The general loan period for non-reserve materials follows:

Library Student Grad PH.D Faculty Guest

 Annex

4 weeks

4 weeks

16 weeks

16 weeks

4 weeks

Architecture & Planning

4 weeks

4 weeks

16 weeks

16 weeks

4 weeks

Silverman

4 weeks

4 weeks

16 weeks

16 weeks

4 weeks

Media Center - Silverman

10 days

10 days

10 days

10 days

10 days

Health Sciences

4 weeks

4 weeks

4 weeks

4 weeks

4 weeks
Health Sciences Multmedia Center 10 days 10 days 10 days 10 days 10 days

Law

4 weeks

4 weeks

16 weeks

16 weeks

4 weeks

Lockwood

4 weeks

4 weeks

16 weeks

16 weeks

4 weeks

Music

(print material)

4 weeks

4 weeks

4 weeks

16 weeks

4 weeks

Music

(media / AV)

3 days 3 days 3 days 7 days 3 days

Special Collections

materials must be used on site

Due dates are subject to change if the book is recalled at the request of another reader. All books must be returned or renewed by the due date to avoid fines. Multimedia materials are not subject to recalls. They can be reserved by Booking. Periodicals may sometimes circulate briefly; ask for details at the circulation desk.

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Last Update: 4 May 2011