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Loan Periods and Fine Rates

Use this chart to determine what loan periods work best for your print and media reserve materials. It is not necessary to provide loan periods for items going on eReserve.

Loan Period Explanation Use For User Limits Overdue Fine Rates
2 Hours BUO (or 2HB) Building Use Only check out for 2 hours use anytime during the day; may not leave the library. Library owned items you want available during 24/5 hours; library owned items marked Building Use Only and all photocopies and personal copy books. Can be used for Audio Visuals and Software. One item per user at a time for reading purposes. Up to 4 items at one time for photocopying purposes. $1.00 per hour for the first hour or portion thereof; $ .50 per hour or portion thereof for each additional hour. No grace period.
2 Hours Overnight (or 2HO) Check out for 2 hours use inside the Library anytime throughout the day. May check out for use outside of the library 2 hours before midnight (or 2 hours before earlier closing time); due back the following day at 9:30 am (or 2 hours after later opening time). Library owned items not marked Building Use Only you want students to be able to take out of the library overnight. Suggested for library items in Summer Sessions. Can be used for Audio Visuals and Software. One item per user at a time for reading purposes. Up to 4 items at one time for photocopying purposes. Maximum of 2 items at one time for use outside of library. Same as 2 Hours BUO.
4 Hours BUO (or 4HB) Building Use Only check out for 4 hours use anytime during the day; may not leave the library. Instructional Films and other library owned and personal copy Audio Visuals, and Software, requiring longer than 2 hours to complete use; use this option if you want them to be available during 24/5 hours. Same as 2 Hours BUO. Same as 2 Hours BUO.
4 Hours Overnight (or 4HO) Check out for 4 hours use inside the Library anytime throughout the day. May check out for use outside of the library 2 hours before midnight (or 2 hours before earlier closing time); due back the following day at 9:30 am (or 2 hours after later opening time). Library owned Audio Visuals and Software requiring longer than 2 hours to complete; use this option if you want students to be able to take them out of the library overnight. Same as 2 Hours Overnight. Same as 2 Hours BUO.
1 Day, 3 Day, & 1 Week Checked out for home use anytime during the day; due before closing on the specified number of days later. Library owned items not marked Building Use Only. Per user at one time, 2 items per loan period; 4 items total. $1.00 for the first day; $.50 per day for each additional day. No grace period.