Circulation Policies

Items that can be checked out (for out-of-library use), length of time, and number of renewals: (Based on standard SBTS student account)

Item Loan Period Renewals
Books 21 days 3
Scores 28 days 3
Anthems 42 days 4
Videos (VHS/DVD) 3 days 4
Spoken Word CDs 14 days 3
Other Audiovisuals 14 days 3

Items that are for in-library use only:

  • Reserve books, scores, recordings, and audiovisuals*
  • Reference books and scores
  • Music recordings (cassettes, compact discs, and LP’s)
  • CD-ROMs
  • Red- or yellow-dotted videos or AV cassettes**

*Regular reserve items (that normally circulate) may be checked out two (2) hours before closing. They are due back in the library by 9:30 a.m. the following day the library is open.

**Items marked “AR” are ARCHIVE copies and are not to be used. Thanks for your cooperation in preserving our library materials.

Items that may be used by special permission only:

Tape reels
DATs
Rare materials