CIRCULATION


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The large L-shaped desk on the first floor of the library is the circulation desk. This is where materials can be checked out. An Otterbein Cardinal Card or Photo ID are needed to borrow all materials. 

See below for more information on:

Loan Periods
Fines


CIRCULATION LOAN PERIODS AND RENEWALS
ITEM
LOAN PERIOD RENEWALS
Books
21 days 4
CD-ROMs
7 days 4
CD's and Musical Recordings
7 days 4
Government Documents
21 days 4
Laptops, Camcorders, Digital Cameras, Data-Projectors 1 day 0
Maps
3 days 4
Newspapers
(Do not circulate) 0
Other Equipment 7 days 0
Pamphlets and Annual Reports
3 days 4
Periodicals (Journals and Magazines)
3 days 4
Reserves 2 hours, 1, 3 or 7 days 0
Videos/DVD 7 days 4

NOTE: Renewals can be completed three ways: 1) Online through the OPAL catalog 2) By calling Circulation at (614) 823-1215 or 3) In person at the Circulation Desk.

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FINES (per day, per item)
ITEM
OTTERBEIN OWNED
OPAL/OhioLINK OWNED
Books
25
50
CD-ROMs
50
50
CD's and Musical Recordings
50
50
Government Documents
25
50
Laptops, Camcorders, Digital Cameras, Data-Projectors
$5.00
----
Maps
25
50
Other Equipment
50
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Pamphlets and Annual Reports
25
50
Periodicals (Journals and Magazines)
25
50
Reserves, 2 hour
50 (per hour)
----
Reserves, 1, 3 or 7 days
50 (per day)
----
Videos/DVD
50
50

NOTE:  Overdue notices are usually sent via e-mail to your Otterbein account. If this information is not available, the notices are sent to your Student Mail Box (if you have one) or your home address.

* Otterbein items returned 30 days past due will be given a maximum late fee of $15. Patrons are responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged items with a replacement fee of $115 per item.

** OPAL/OhioLINK items returned 30 days past due will be given a maximum late fee of $50. Patrons are responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged items with a replacement fee of $125 per item.

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