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Scores and Books:

All UNCG students, staff and faculty may borrow scores and books from the Harold Schiffman Music Library. The standard loan period for undergraduate students is three weeks. Graduate students and staff have an extended loan period until the end of the semester. The loan period for full-time faculty is the end of each academic year. All other patrons have a 3-week loan period.

Recordings:

All UNCG students, staff and faculty may borrow audio and video recordings from the Harold Schiffman Music Library. The standard loan period for students (undergraduate and graduate) is one week. Staff and non-Music faculty have a loan period of three weeks. The loan period for music faculty is the end of each academic year.

Fines:

Overdue fines are $.25 per day, per item. There is a grace period of four days. On day 5, fines begin at $1.25 (5 days at $.25 per day). The maximum overdue fine is $10.00 per item.

Closed reserve, shelf reserve, equipment and key overdue fines are $1.00 for the first hour or any portion thereof, and $.50 for each additional hour with no grace period. There is no maximum reserve/equipment/key fine limit! Borrowing privileges for UNCG students are blocked when the amount reaches $150.00.

Overdue fines are automatically sent to the Cashier’s Office. All University Libraries fines must be paid electronically through UNCGenie or in person at the Cashier’s Office in Mossman Building. Friends of the Library and other patrons using the library consortium agreement must pay fines at Jackson Library. Note: Friends of the Library and patrons using the consortium agreement cannot check out items if they have outstanding fines.

Renewals:

Materials may be renewed unless they have been recalled by another library patron or are needed for reserve. Library materials may be renewed electronically through the Online Catalog with the patron’s UNCG ID number. Patrons are limited to two electronic renewals per item, after which items must be brought to the Harold Schiffman Music Library for renewal. Patrons may bring items to the Desk for renewal at any time in lieu of online renewal. Note: Patrons using the consortium agreement cannot renew items online.

Lost/Damaged Fees:

Charges for lost items include the cost of a replacement.

Charges for a damaged item will be assessed on an individual case basis.

Drinks are only allowed in secure containers.
Please silence your cell phone while in the Harold Schiffman Music Library. Take your phone calls outside.

Revised 8/5/2011