Loan Periods for Library Materials

Clarke students, faculty and staff can check out library materials with their Clarke Card at the library circulation desk. Below is a list of lending periods for library materials:

Item Type
Patron Type
Students Faculty/Staff
(excludes rare books)
one month
Reserve Books/DVDs
2 hours  2 hours 
DVDs (yellow dots = leisure / entertainment) 2 days
2 days
DVDs (blue dots = educational in nature) 2 days one month


Media (DVD) Lending Policy
Users may borrow up to three (3) DVD’s at a time.
Students may renew DVDs once, Faculty and Staff may renew DVDs twice.

Lost or Damaged items will be billed to the user's account.
Failure to pay for lost or damaged materials can result in loss of library check-out privileges.
Last updated June 17, 2015.

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