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 Borrowing Policies

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​Currently enrolled COS students can borrow materials using their Student ID card or another valid form of photo identification and their Banner ID​.
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Students
​Faculty and Staff
General Book Collection​3 weeks
1 semester
DVD Collection
​1 week
​1 semester
​Hi-Lo Collection
​1 semester
​1 semester
Textbook Reserves
​2 hours* or 1 semester
As requested
Technology (Laptops, Hotspots, etc.)1 semester
N/A
Anatomical Models​2 hours*
​As requested
​Periodicals
​2 hours*
​As requested
Maximum number of items on loan
​10 items
​30 items
*Items must remain in the library.

Renewals
Books and media in the general collection may be renewed in person, online (My Library Account - OneSearch​) or by phone (559) 730-3825. Renewals on textbook reserves and technology are not permitted​.

Overdue Fines and Replacement Fees 
Students will be unable to borrow materials if they have overdue items on their library account. 

Students with items more than 2 or 3 weeks overdue will have a replacement fee and a non-refundable processing fee added to their campus account.


​​​Overdue Fines
​Replacement Fees
Books & Media
​​No overdue fines
At 3 weeks overdue:
Cost of the item + $7 non-refundable processing fee (per item)
Textbook Reserves
​​No overdue fines
At 2 weeks overdue:
Cost of the item + $7 non-refundable processing fee (per item)
Technology
​No overdue fines
​At 2 weeks overdue:
Cost of the item + $7 non-refundable processing fee (per item)

Damaged Items​
LRC staff will assess any damaged items and if the item is unusable, the students may be charged for a replacement. 

The borrower is responsible for all items checked out from the LRC and any damage or loss associated with those items. If an item is lost or stolen while on loan, please contact the LRC immediately​. 

For further information, contact the Library/LRC at (559) 730-3825 or library@cos.edu.​
​​Updated 8/2023​

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