Library Circulation Policy

Library Circulation Policies are subject to change. Please contact the library by phone at (937) 769-1889 with any questions regarding circulation policies.

Maximum Items

  • Faculty may have a total of 50 items (OhioLINK & Antioch University) checked out at a time.
  • Students and staff may have a total of 25 items (OhioLINK & Antioch University) checked out at a time.

Loan Periods

OhioLINK Materials

  • Books are checked out for 21 days.
  • Non-book materials are checked out for 7 days.

Antioch University Materials

  • Books are checked out for 21 days.
  • Non-book materials are checked out for 7 days.
  • Reserves are determined on a case-by-case basis.
  • Antioch University journals, theses and reference materials cannot be checked out.
  • Faculty, staff and students are responsible for returning items by the due date.

Overdue Fines & Fees

OhioLINK Materials

  • A $.50 overdue fine is assessed per items per day up to 30 days ($15.00).

Antioch University Materials

  • A $.50 overdue fine is assessed per book, per day.
  • A $1.00 overdue fine is assessed per non-book item, per day.

If any item (OhioLINK & Antioch University) is overdue for 30 days or more, the patron will receive a replacement bill of $125 per item, reduced to $50.00 upon return of the item.

If a patron incurs $10.00 or more in fines (OhioLINK & Antioch University), library privileges will be suspended until the fines are resolved.

If a patron incurs $125.00 or more in fines (OhioLINK & Antioch University), the librarian will place a library hold on the patron’s account, preventing subsequent registration and release of transcripts until the fines are resolved.

If a patron who is no longer an active student (having withdrawn or graduated) owes any amount of money to the library, further registration and release of transcripts will be prohibited.

Faculty, staff and students are responsible for lost or damaged items.

Renewals

Books (OhioLINK & Antioch University) can be renewed up to 4 times at 3 weeks per renewal, if another patron has not placed a hold on the book, for a total maximum borrowing period of 15 weeks.

  • Non-book materials (OhioLINK & Antioch University) cannot be renewed.

Requests

  • Faculty, staff and students may have a total of 10 requests (OhioLINK & Antioch University) at a time.