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Course Reserves

Phone: 845-437-5796 Email: reserve@vassar.edu Office hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:30am - 5:00pm

Main Library Loan Periods and Late Fees

LOAN TYPE LOAN PERIOD* FINES**

4-Hour Reserves (books/DVD/VHS)

4-hours during the day; overnight if checked out 4 hours or less before desk closes

$1.00 per hour for every hour until the item is returned. 
3-Day Reserves 3 days $5.00 per day until the item is returned.
2-Week Reserves 2 weeks $5.00 per day until the item is returned.
non-reserve DVD/VHS*** 3 days $1.00 per day  until the item is returned

Chromebooks

 

In-house use only; must be returned by closing on day of checkout $25.00 for the first hour; $1.00 per additional hour until the equipment is returned. 
Ethernet cables  In-house use only; must be returned by closing on day of checkout $1.00 per hour  until the cable is returned. 
Powercords In-house use only; must be returned by closing on day of checkout $1.00 per hour  until the cord is returned. 

*Due Date:  Item must be returned and checked-in at the Circulation Desk before midnight or closing (whichever is earlier) on the date due.  Check your record in the online catalog to verify exact time item is due. There is a 15 minute waiting period after an item is returned before the item may be checked out again by the same patron; this applies to all materials on reserve. 

**Vacation Loans:  Fines do not accrue on days the library is closed.  The only vacation loans for Reserve materials are over Thanksgiving, Wednesday-Monday. 

***Faculty:  Faculty loan period for non-reserve dvd/vhs is 7 days. 

Special Permission to Borrow Reserve Materials: Faculty may at any time grant special permission for students to borrow materials for a longer period of time by contacting the Reserve Office during normal business hours. It is especially important that this permission be granted before the material is actually charged out to the student. If the material in question is on reserve for more than one course, all faculty requiring the reserved material must agree to the special loan period.