Borrowing Policies for Alumni

Borrowing Policies for Alumni

Consult this page for additional information regarding renewals, requesting items from Bryn Mawr and Haverford, recalls, returns, fines, and penalty points.

Books

  • Books

    • 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.
  • Audio Books

    • Loan Period: 28 days
    • Renewals: 1
    • Overdue Fines: No daily fines, however you will be responsible for the item's replacement cost plus fees after 3 overdue notices.
  • Popular Reading Room Books

    • Loan Period: 28 days
    • Renewals: 1
    • Overdue Fines: No daily fines, however you will be responsible for the item's replacement cost plus fees after 3 overdue notices.
  • Reference Books from McCabe & Underhill

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

    You may request items by contacting the Circulation Desk.

    • 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.

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.┬áIf 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
    • Renewals: 2
    • Overdue Fines: No daily fines. You will be responsible for the item's replacement cost plus fees if the item is long overdue.
  • Scores

    • Loan Period: 1 semester
    • 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

    • Alumni are not eligible to request these materials.