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Policy 5-1-2: Library Circulation

WNC Policy 5-1-2
Procedure: Library Circulation
Policy No.: 5-1-2
Department: Library
Contact: Director
  • Section 1: Circulation Policy
    • A. Library & Media Services issues library cards to currently enrolled students, WNC faculty, and staff. WNC students must show a student I.D. or photo identification along with proof of enrollment. Faculty and staff must show a current WNC employment card. Part-time faculty must be teaching for WNC during the current semester. (See Non-Student Policy for certain restrictions).
    • B. WNC materials may be renewed via telephone, the online library catalog, or in person. Students may not renew media items.
    • C. Carson Campus materials that circulate to students and staff:
      • 1. Books (3 Week Loan)
      • 2. Maps (3 Week Loan)
      • 3. Nevada File Materials (3 Week Loan)
      • 4. Media items (video and audio) (2 items simultaneously; 1 Week Loan): Some videos may include adult language or content
    • D. Fallon Campus materials that circulate to students and staff:
      • 1. Books (3 Week Loan)
      • 2. Media items (1 Week Loan)
    • E. Carson Campus materials that circulate to faculty:
      • 1. Books (Semester Loan)
      • 2. Maps (3 Week Loan)
      • 3. Nevada File Materials (3 Week Loan)
      • 4. Periodicals (1 Week Loan)
      • 5. Media items (3 Week Loan)
    • F. Fallon Campus materials that circulate to faculty:
      • 1. Books (Semester Loan)
      • 2. Periodicals (except current issue) (1 Week Loan)
      • 3. Videos (3 Week Loan)
    • G. All items are subject to recall if an item is requested by another patron.
    • H. Patrons must return materials promptly, if they receive an overdue or recall notice.
    • I. Items will only be renewed once if not on hold for someone else. Students may not renew media items.
    • J. Faculty will not be charged overdue fines for WNC materials, but will be billed for the replacement cost and processing fee if overdue items are not returned. Borrowing privileges will be suspended until bills are resolved.
  • Section 2: Non-Circulation Materials
    • A. Carson Campus materials that do not circulate - library use only:
      • 1. Reference Books
      • 2. Newspapers
      • 3. Periodicals
    • B. Fallon Campus materials that do not circulate - library use only:
      • 1. Reference Books
      • 2. Newspapers
      • 3. Nevada File Materials
      • 4. Periodicals
      • 5. Maps
Date Adopted and Dates Revised
Date Adopted May 11, 2004 Dates Revised December 9, 2008; September 2, 2008
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URL: http://www.wnc.edu/policymanual/5-1-2.php
Date Printed: November 25, 2014
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