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University Libraries - Circulation

 

Loan Rules By Patron Type

Item Type Loan Period Renewals Grace Period Fines Billed* Item Limit
General Circulation 6 weeks unlimited 3 days $0.25/day 50 days/$65 unlimited
Children's Books 6 weeks unlimited 3 days $0.25/day 50 days/$65 unlimited
Browsing Books 6 weeks unlimited 3 days $0.25/day 50 days/$65 unlimited
Browsing Films 2 days 1 5 0 5 days/$160 2
2-Hour Reserves 2 hours no 0 $5/hour 6 hours/$75 2
4-Hour Reserves 4 hours no 0 $1/hour 30 hours/$150 1
Overnight Reserves 2 hrs no 0 $5/hour 6 hours/$75 2
1 Day Reserves 1 day no 0 $15/day 2 days/$75 2
3 Day Reserves 3 days no 0 $15/day 2 days/$75 2
7 Day Reserves 7 days no 0 $15/day 2 days/$75 2
Audio Materials 2 weeks unlimited 3 days $0.25/day 40 days/$65 unlimited
Films 2 days 1 3 days $1/day 10 days/$160 1
PASCAL 6 weeks 1 0 $0.25/day 20 days/$100 25
ILL **VARIES** See Interlibrary Loan for details (http://library.sc.edu/ill/
Lockers 24+ hours 1 0 $5/day 2 days/$50 1
Study Room 4 hours Up to Sup. 0 0 24 hours/$100 1
Carrels 1 day 1 0 Blocked 7 days/$50 1
Item Type Loan Period Renewals Grace Period Fines Billed* Item Limit
General Circulation End of semester unlimited 20 days $0.25/day 40 days/$65 unlimited
Periodical 3 days 10 0 $1.00/day 39 days/$9999 unlimited
Children's Books 6 weeks unlimited 3 days $0.25/day 50 days/$65 unlimited
Browsing Books 6 weeks unlimited 3 days $0.25/day 50 days/$65 unlimited
Browsing Films 2 days 1 5 0 5 days/$160 2
2-Hour Reserves 2 hours no 0 $5/hour 6 hours/$75 2
4-Hour Reserves 4 hours no 0 $1/hour 30 hours/$150 1
Overnight Reserves 2 hrs no 0 $5/hour 6 hours/$75 2
1 Day Reserves 1 day no 0 $15/day 2 days/$75 2
3 Day Reserves 3 days no 0 $15/day 2 days/$75 2
7 Day Reserves 7 days no 0 $15/day 2 days/$75 2
Audio Materials 2 weeks unlimited 3 days $0.25/day 40 days/$65 unlimited
Films 2 days 1 3 days $1/day 10 days/$160 1
PASCAL 6 weeks 1 0 $0.25/day 20 days/$100 25
ILL **VARIES** See Interlibrary Loan for details (http://library.sc.edu/ill/
Lockers 24+ hours 1 0 $5/day 2 days/$50 1
Graduate Lockers (Lv 3) 6 weeks unlimited* 0 $5/day 2 days/$50 1
Study Room 4 hours Up to Sup. 0 0 24 hours/$100 1
Carrels 1 day 1 0 blocked 7 days/$50 1
Item Type Loan Period Renewals Grace Period Fines Billed* Item Limit
General Circulation 6 months unlimited 14 days 0 380 days/$55 unlimited
Periodical 3 days unlimited 0 0 357 days/$9999 unlimited
Children's Books 6 months unlimited 14 days 0 380 days/$55 unlimited
Browsing Books 6 weeks unlimited 7 days 0 380 days/$55 unlimited
Browsing Films 3 days 1 5 0 5 days/$160 unlimited
2-Hour Reserves 2 hours no 0 $5/hour 6 hours/$75 2
4-Hour Reserves 4 hours no 0 $1/hour 30 hours/$150 1
Overnight Reserves 2 hrs no 0 $5/hour 6 hours/$75 2
1 Day Reserves 1 day no 0 $15/day 2 days/$75 2
3 Day Reserves 3 days no 0 $15/day 2 days/$75 2
7 Day Reserves 7 days no 0 $15/day 2 days/$75 2
Audio Materials 2 weeks unlimited 3 days 0 380 days/$55 unlimited
Films 3 days 3 0 0 105 days/$150 1
PASCAL 6 weeks 1 0 0 29 days/$100 25
ILL **VARIES** See Interlibrary Loan for details (http://library.sc.edu/ill/
Lockers 24+ hours 1 0 $5/day 2 days/$50 1
Study Room 4 hours 3 0 0 24 hours/$100 1
Carrels 1 day 1 0 blocked 7 days/$50 1
Item Type Loan Period Renewals Grace Period Fines Billed* Item Limit
General Circulation 6 weeks unlimited 3 days $0.25/day 50 days/$65 unlimited
Periodical 3 days 10 0 $1.00/day 39 days/$9999 unlimited
Children's Books 6 weeks unlimited 3 days $0.25/day 50 days/$65 unlimited
Browsing Books 6 weeks unlimited 3 days $0.25/day 50 days/$65 unlimited
Browsing Films 2 days 1 5 0 5 days/$160 2
2-Hour Reserves 2 hours no 0 $5/hour 6 hours/$75 2
4-Hour Reserves 4 hours no 0 $1/hour 30 hours/$150 1
Overnight Reserves 2 hrs no 0 $5/hour 6 hours/$75 2
1 Day Reserves 1 day no 0 $15/day 2 days/$75 2
3 Day Reserves 3 days no 0 $15/day 2 days/$75 2
7 Day Reserves 7 days no 0 $15/day 2 days/$75 2
Audio Materials 2 weeks unlimited 3 days $0.25/day 40 days/$65 unlimited
Films 2 days 1 3 days $1/day 10 days/$160 1
PASCAL 6 weeks 1 0 $0.25/day 20 days/$100 25
ILL **VARIES** See Interlibrary Loan for details (http://library.sc.edu/ill/
Lockers 24+ hours 1 0 $5/day 2 days/$50 1
Study Room 4 hours Up to Sup. 0 0 24 hours/$100 1
Carrels 1 day 1 0 blocked 7 days/$50 1
Item Type Loan Period Renewals Grace Period Fines Billed* Item Limit
General Circulation 4 weeks unlimited 3 days $0.25/day 40 days/$65 5
Children's Books 6 weeks unlimited 3 days $0.25/day 50 days/$65 5
Browsing Books 4 weeks unlimited 3 days $0.25/day 40 days/$65 5
Audio Materials 2 weeks unlimited 0 0 380 days/$55 5
ILL **VARIES** See Interlibrary Loan for details (http://library.sc.edu/ill/
Item Type Loan Period Renewals Grace Period Fines Billed* Item Limit
General Circulation 4 weeks unlimited 3 days $0.25/day 40 days/$65 unlimited
Children's Books 6 weeks unlimited 3 days $0.25/day 50 days/$65 unlimited
Browsing Books 6 weeks unlimited 3 days $0.25/day 50 days/$65 unlimited
Browsing Films 2 days 1 5 0 5 days/$160 2
2-Hour Reserves 2 hours no 0 $5/hour 6 hours/$75 2
4-Hour Reserves 4 hours no 0 $1/hour 30 hours/$150 1
Overnight Reserves 2 hrs no 0 $5/hour 6 hours/$75 2
1 Day Reserves 1 day no 0 $15/day 2 days/$75 2
3 Day Reserves 3 days no 0 $15/day 2 days/$75 2
7 Day Reserves 7 days no 0 $15/day 2 days/$75 2
Audio Materials 2 weeks unlimited 0 0 380 days/$55 5
Lockers 24+ hours 1 0 $5/day 2 days/$50 1
Study Room 4 hours Up to Sup. 0 0 24 hours/$100 1
Carrels 1 day 1 0 blocked 7 days/$50 1
Item Type Loan Period Renewals Grace Period Fines Billed* Item Limit
General Circulation 6 months unlimited 0 0 29 days/$55 unlimited
Periodical 6 months unlimited 0 0 29 days/$55 unlimited
Children's Books 6 months unlimited 0 0 29 days/$55 unlimited
Browsing Books 6 months unlimited 0 0 29 days/$55 unlimited
Browsing Films 2 days 1 5 0 5 days/$160 2
Audio Materials 6 months unlimited 0 0 29 days/$55 unlimited
Films 6 months unlimited 0 0 29 days/$55 unlimited
PASCAL 6 weeks 1 0 $0.25/day 20 days/$100 25
ILL **VARIES** See Interlibrary Loan for details (http://library.sc.edu/ill/
Item Type Loan Period Renewals Grace Period Fines Billed* Item Limit
General Circulation End of Semester unlimited 20 days $0.25/day 40 days/$65 unlimited
Periodical 3 days 10 0 $1.00/day 39 days/$9999 unlimited
Children's Books 6 weeks unlimited 3 days $0.25/day 50 days/$65 unlimited
Browsing Books 6 weeks unlimited 3 days $0.25/day 50 days/$65 unlimited
Browsing Films 2 days 1 5 0 5 days/$160 2
2-Hour Reserves 2 hours no 0 $5/hour 6 hours/$75 2
4-Hour Reserves 4 hours no 0 $1/hour 30 hours/$150 1
Overnight Reserves 2 hrs no 0 $5/hour 6 hours/$75 2
1 Day Reserves 1 day no 0 $15/day 2 days/$75 2
3 Day Reserves 3 days no 0 $15/day 2 days/$75 2
7 Day Reserves 7 days no 0 $15/day 2 days/$75 2
Audio Materials 2 weeks unlimited 3 days $0.25/day 40 days/$65 unlimited
Films 2 days 1 3 days $1/day 10 days/$160 1
ILL **VARIES** See the Law Library Interlibrary Loan page for details (http://law.sc.edu/library/ill/
Item Type Loan Period Renewals Grace Period Fines Billed* Item Limit
General Circulation 4 weeks unlimited 3 days $0.25/day 40 days/$65 5
Children's Books 6 weeks unlimited 3 days $0.25/day 50 days/$65 5
Browsing Books 4 weeks unlimited 3 days $0.25/day 40 days/$65 5
Audio Materials 2 weeks unlimited 0 0 380 days/$55 5
ILL **VARIES** See Interlibrary Loan for details (http://library.sc.edu/ill/
  • Thomas Cooper Society & Carolina Alumni Association Members are limited to five (5) items at a time; all other patrons are allowed unlimited items unless otherwise noted.
  • All items are subject to recall at any time. You have two (2) weeks from time of recall to return item(s) to the library.
  • All overdue items are subject to late fines. Most books are $.25 per day per item. Journals, films & recalled items are $1 per day per item.
  • Students will be blocked if they owe $5 or more.  All other patrons will be blocked if they owe any amount.
  • Items not listed under a particular Patron Type cannot be checked out by that patron typle
  • Please contact the Circulation Department if you have any questions.
  • *Billed Item fees: Charges will be for the cost of replacing the book plus a non-refundable processing charge. The minimum charge for a lost book is the average national book cost plus the non-refundable processing charge. Library books cannot be purchased. Even if a lost book charge has been paid, the book still remains the property of the University.