Borrowing Policies for Visitors

Borrowing Policies for Visitors

Consult this page for additional information regarding renewals, requesting items from Bryn Mawr and Haverford, recalls, returns, fines, and penalty points. Please remember that abuse of library privileges or failure to pay fines may result in suspension of borrowing privileges, including Interlibrary Loan services. Contact the Circulation Department with any questions regarding your library record.

Books

  • Books

    • Loan Period: 28 days
    • Renewals: 2. No renewals for high school students.
    • Overdue Fines: No daily fines, however you will be responsible for the item's replacement cost plus fees after 3 overdue notices.
  • Audio Books

    • Loan Period: Non-circulating
  • Popular Reading Room Books

    • Loan Period: Non-circulating
  • Reference Books from McCabe & Underhill

    • Loan Period: Non-circulating
  • Books from Bryn Mawr & Haverford

    • Loan Period: Non-circulating

Reserves

  • General Reserves from McCabe & Underhill

    • Loan Period: Non-circulating
  • General Reserves from Cornell

    • Loan Period: Non-circulating
  • Video Reserves

    • Loan Period: Non-circulating
  • Active Honor Reserves

    • Loan Period: Non-circulating
  • Inactive Honor Reserves

    • Loan Period: 28 days. All honors reserves become active on April 1 to benefit those studying for exams, and are subject to recall. If you have a concern or question, please email circ@swarthmore.edu or visit the Reserves Desk.
    • Renewals: 2
    • Overdue Fines: No daily fines, however you will be responsible for the item's replacement cost plus fees after 3 overdue notices.

Journals

  • Individual Issues

    • Loan Period: Non-circulating
  • Bound Volumes

    • Loan Period: Non-circulating

Multimedia and Other Materials

  • DVDs & Videos

    • Loan Period: 4 days, with a limit of 3 items
    • Renewals: 1
    • Overdue Fines: $1 per day
  • CDs & LPs

    • Loan Period: 7 days. Non-circulating to high school students, Upward Bound students, or Pendle Hill visitors.
    • Renewals: 2
    • Overdue Fines: No daily fines, however you will be responsible for the item's replacement cost plus fees after 3 overdue notices.
  • Scores

    • Loan Period: 28 days
    • Renewals: 2
    • Overdue Fines: No daily fines, however you will be responsible for the item's replacement cost plus fees after 3 overdue notices.
  • E-Z Borrow Materials

    • Visitors are not eligible to request these materials.