Circulation

The Library welcomes the Southwest Minnesota State University students, faculty and staff, as well as community members and retired SMSU employees.

Circulation periods and overdue charges for materials
and Equipment

  Loan period/Students Loan period/Faculty & Staff  Renewable? Non-refundable fee Replacement fee
Books 28 days 120 Days  Yes $10  $45
Gov't Documents 28 days 120 Days  Yes $10  $45
Maps 28 days 120 Days  Yes $10  $45
Journals/ Magazines Do not circulate Do not circulate  n/a $10  n/a
Audio and Video 7 days 120 Days  Yes $10 $55
Reserves Varies 2 hr -     1 wk 2 hours  No $10 Replacement cost
Interlibrary Loan Determined by lending library $12 $80

 

Circulation periods and overdue charges for equipment

  Loan period/Students & Staff Loan Period/Faculty Renewable? Non-Refundable fee Replacement fee
Laptops 4 Hours
In Library
use only 
4 Hours
In Library
use only
 No $10 Replacement cost
Headphones 1 day
On campus
use only
1 day
On campus
use only
 No $10 Replacement cost
Media Carts 1 day
On campus
use only
1 day
On campus
use only
 No $10 Replacement cost
Digital Camera  1 day  1 day  No $10 Replacement cost
Camcorder  1 day  1 day  No $10 Replacement cost
CD, Cassette Players  1 day  1 day  No $10 Replacement cost

  

All fees are billed and paid through the SMSU Business Office.

Renewable items can be renewed once only, if the item does not have a hold. Renewals may be made in person or online through the My Account link. 

Not a student, staff or faculty member at SMSU? Find information on using the Library by following these links if you are either a community member or a retired SMSU employee.

Other Circulation Desk Services

Item not on shelf? Ask at the Circulation Desk to see if the item is waiting to be reshelved.

Would you like to work in the library? Get an application form here.

Fax Machine: $1.00 per fax sent or received.
Laminating: $1 per running foot.

Last Modified: 6/12/17 9:51 AM