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First Year Students: Checkout Policies and Procedures

An introduction to the library's resources for first year students.

Checking Out Library Materials

 

Library material can be checked out using your SVSU ID card at the first or second floor circulation desk.  Students may check out up to 70 items at a time.  


 

Checkout and Renewal Policies

Collection Students Faculty/Staff Alumni/Visitors

Books and other print resources

Link to information about fines

  • General Collection (3rd & 4th floors)
  • Children's Literature (3rd floor)
  • Music scores and sheet music (3rd floor)
  • Three week check out
  • Two 3 week renewals permitted
  • Three month check out
  • One 3 month renewal
  • Three week check out
  • Two 3 week renewals permitted
  • Popular Reading (1st floor)
  • Three week check out
  • No renewals
  • Three week check out
  • No renewals
  • Three week check out
  • No renewals
  • Reference Collection (1st floor)
  • Archives/Special Collections/Rare Books (1st floor)
  • Materials are in-Library use only
  • Materials are in-Library use only
  • Materials are in-Library use only
  • Maps (1st floor)
  • 1 week check out
  • No renewals
  • Billed at one day past due
  • 2 week check out
  • No renewals
  • Billed at one week past due
  • Materials are in-Library use only
Periodicals (Print and microform formats) (1st and 3rd floors)
  • Journals
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Materials are in-library use only
  • Materials are in-library use only
  • Materials are in-library use only
Media (3rd floor)
  • Music and Audio CDs
  • 3 week check out
  • No renewals
  • 3 week check out
  • No renewals
  • 3 week check out
  • No renewals
  • Feature and Foreign DVDs
  • Non-fiction DVDs
  • 1 week check out
  • No renewals

 

  • 2 week check out
  • No renewals

 

  • Feature and Foreign Film check out only: non-fiction video recordings may not be checked out
  • 1 week check out
  • No renewals

 

Notebook Computers and Special Needs Equipment
  • Notebook Computer
  • Same day use only
  • Not available
  • Not available
  • Amigos
  • Phonic Ear
  • Same day use only
  • Same day use only
  • Same day use only