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State Technical College of Missouri
Library Policies
Overview

Type of Material

Loan Period

Overdue Fees

Audio-Visual (DVD)

3 days – Maximum of 2 per card

$1 per day per item

Books (Print, CD)

4 weeks

None

MOBIUS Interlibrary Loan Books 3 weeks None

Periodicals (Newspapers & Magazines)

1 week

None

Reserves (Course Materials)

2 hrs.

Library ONLY

Reference

Overnight

None

Overdue Materials
Overdue notices will be e-mailed or mailed to all borrowers. Materials, not returned fourteen days after the date due and two overdue notices, will be billed and a charge will appear on the monthly statement.

Fees & Fines
If not returned after 2 overdue notices, all borrowed materials will be declared LOST and replaced. The cost for lost or damaged materials from the State Tech Library collection is the replacement cost of the item. Lost or damaged materials obtained through MOBIUS Inter Library Loan will be charged $120 per item. Lost or damaged periodicals will be charged $10 per item.

Who May Borrow
State Technical College of Missouri students, faculty and staff have access to the entire collection. Residents of Linn and Osage County can borrow print materials.

Obtaining a Library Card
To borrow materials from the State Tech collection, you must have a valid library card. State Tech students, faculty and staff receive a State Tech ID cards which, also, serves as the State Tech library card.

To obtain a library card, residents of Linn and Osage County must present a picture ID, such as a driver's license and proof of their current residence address, such as a recent bill from the utilities company. Borrowing privileges are restricted to 10 print materials from the State Tech Library collection.

Library service may be denied if a user does not return overdue materials, does not pay outstanding fines, removes materials illegally or repeatedly abuses Library policies.

Returning Materials
Those using materials, whether in or out of the library, are responsible for any deterioration in the condition of the material while in their use, as well as the timely return of the materials. Borrowers who lose or damage library materials will be assessed a replacement fee. If a lost item is found and returned in good condition before the replacement has been ordered, the replacement cost will be refunded.

February 2010 (Policy approved in November 2007 by the State Tech Library Committee)




 

 

 

 



 
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