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Borrowing Library Materials

SAU students, employees, and alumni must present their SAU ID card or other photo ID at the Circulation Desk to borrow library material.  Online and distance students may request to have library material delivered by mail.  Members of the Spring Arbor community may borrow SAU library material after completing a library card application form.

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Loan Periods

Undergraduate Loan Periods

Undergraduates may borrow up to 50 items at a time.

Item Type Loan Period Renewals
Books, CDs, Music Scores 6 weeks 2
DVDs 3 weeks 2
Games, Puppets & Manipulatives 1 week 2
MeLCat & Interlibrary Loan Determined by lending library Determined by lending library
Newspapers, Magazines & Journals In-Library Use Only 0
Study Rooms 3 hours 0
Laptops, headphones & other equipment

3 hours for in-library use only items; other items vary

0
Reserves 3 hours for in-library use only items; other items vary

Varies

Please note: Some Workroom and other special items may be non-circulating or have shorter loan periods than indicated.

Graduate Student Loan Periods

Graduate students may borrow up to 50 items at a time.

Item Type Loan Period Renewals
Books, CDs, Music Scores 6 weeks 2
DVDs 3 weeks 2
Games, Puppets & Manipulatives 1 week 2
MeLCat & Interlibrary Loan Determined by lending library Determined by lending library
Newspapers, Magazines & Journals In-Library Use Only 0
Study Rooms 3 hours 0
Laptops, headphones & other equipment 3 hours for in-library use only items; other items vary 0
Reserves 3 hours for in-library use only items; other items vary

Varies

Please note: Some Workroom and other special items may be non-circulating or have shorter loan periods than indicated.

Faculty & Staff Loan Periods

Faculty & staff may borrow up to 100 items at a time.

Item Type Loan Period Renewals
Books, CDs, Music Scores 4 months 2
DVDs 3 weeks 2
Games, Puppets & Manipulatives 1 week 2
MeLCat & Interlibrary Loan Determined by lending library Determined by lending library
Newspapers, Magazines & Journals In-Library Use Only 0
Study Rooms 3 hours 0
Laptops, headphones & other equipment 3 hours for in-library use only items; other items vary 0
Reserves 3 hours for in-library use only items; other items vary

Varies

Please note: Some Workroom and other special items may be non-circulating or have shorter loan periods than indicated.

Alumni Loan Periods

Alumni may borrow up to 15 items at a time.

Item Type Loan Period Renewals
Books, CDs, Music Scores 3 weeks 2
DVDs 1 weeks 0
Games, Puppets & Manipulatives 1 week 0
MeLCat & Interlibrary Loan Not available for alumni. n/a
Newspapers, Magazines & Journals In-Library Use Only 0
Study Rooms 3 hours 0
Laptops, headphones & other equipment 3 hours for in-library use only items; other items vary 0
Reserves In-Library Use Only

n/a

Please note: Some Workroom and other special items may be non-circulating or have shorter loan periods than indicated.

Community Patron Loan Periods

Community patrons may borrow up to 10 items at a time.

There is a $20.00 per year borrowing fee for community patrons.  The borrowing fee is waived for SAU alumni, visiting faculty, and for spouses & children of current SAU faculty & staff.

Item Type Loan Period Renewals
Books, CDs, Music Scores 3 weeks 2
DVDs 1 weeks 0

Games, Puppets & Manipulatives

Workroom materials.

In-Library Use Only n/a
MeLCat & Interlibrary Loan Not available for community patrons n/a
Newspapers, Magazines & Journals In-Library Use Only n/a
Study Rooms 3 hours 0

Laptops, headphones & other equipment

Vinyl records & record player

Not available for community patrons n/a
Reserves In-Library Use Only

n/a

Please note: Some Workroom and other special items may be non-circulating or have shorter loan periods than indicated.