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Hiram College Library Materials Rules

Item  Loan Period # of Renewals Period for each Renewal Overdue Fines Time Overdue Before
Declared Lost
Lost Item Replacement Bill
Book 178 days 1 178 days $0 30 $62.50*
Video (DVD & VHS) 7 days 1 7 days $0 30 $62.50*
Laptops** 2 hours 1 2 hours $5.00 per hour 24 hours $1,500.00
Reserve - Closed 2 hours 1 2 hours $0.50 per hour 24 hours depends on item
Reserve - 1 Day 1 day 0 0 $0.50 per day 2 days depends on item
Reserve - 3 Day 3 days 0 0 $1.00 per day 2 days depends on item
Reserve - 7 Day 7 days 0 0 $1.00 per day 2 days depends on item

* All but $2.50 is forgiven if the item is returned after being billed
** Wireless laptops may be checked out for use within the building.  If you need a laptop for an extended period and for use outside the building, please contact the Center for Educational Technology.  A power cord may also be checked out with the laptop and power cords have the same basic circulation rules, except the replacement fee is $70.00.

 

OhioLINK Materials Rules

Please note that items must be picked up within ten days of receipt.  While the library has set up an automatic email notification system, it is ultimately your responsible to determine items have arrived.  You may track them through the Check Your Library Account option. OhioLINK policies are set by the group and we cannot unilaterally change the policies.

Item  Loan Period # of Renewals Period for each Renewal Overdue Fines Days Overdue Before
Declared Lost
Lost Item Replacement Bill
Book 42 days 6* 42 days $0.50 per day 30 days $125.00 **
Media 7 days 0 0 $0.50 per day 30 days $125.00 **

* Renewals are not guaranteed and may be denied.
** All but $50 is forgiven if the items is returned after being billed.

 

SearchOhio Materials Rules

SearchOhio is a group of Public Libraries in Ohio that allow OhioLink patrons to borrow from their institutions. You may track them through the Check Your Library Account option.  SearchOhio policies are set by the group and we cannot unilaterally change the policies.

Item  Loan Period # of Renewals Period for each Renewal Overdue Fines Days Overdue Before
Declared Lost
Lost Item Replacement Bill
Book 21 days 3* 21 days $0.50 per day 30 days $25.00
Media 7 days 3 0 $0.50 per day 30 days $25.00

* Renewals are not guaranteed and may be denied.


InterLibrary Loan Rules

Books not available through the Library's collection or through OhioLINK may be borrowed through Interlibrary Loan.  To request an a book through Interlibrary Loan, use the Interlibrary Loan Request Form for Books.  

Item  Loan Period # of Renewals Period for each Renewal Overdue Fines Days Overdue Before
Declared Lost
Lost Item Replacement Bill
Interlibrary Loan Book variable* variable ** variable ** $1.00 per day 1 day depends on item***

*The loan period for interlibrary loan items is determined by the lending library.  This period is indicated on the "strap" around the item.  
** Any renewals, and the length of those renewals, are at the discretion of the lending library and must be requested before the book is due by contacting the Hiram College Interlibrary Loan department.  
***Generally, this is the replacement cost of the item, as determined by the lending library, as well as any processing fees assessed by the lending library.


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