Circulation Policies

Loan Periods by User

Normal Circulating Items (See list below for notable material exceptions for each library)

  • Faculty : 120 day loan
  • Staff : 120 day loan
  • Graduate Students and Staff : 120 day loan
  • Undergraduate Students : 45 day loan
  • Indiana Residents : 30 day loan. 
  • Wells Library Core Collection Materials: 14 days, maximum of 2 renewals for all borrowers.

Material Exceptions (limited or non-circulating materials)

All libraries:
o    Reference Books
o    Current and bound Periodicals
o    Reserve items (see reserve circulation policy)
o    Microfiche

Public Health Library:
o    Video recordings (no circ)

Fine Arts Library:
o    Special collection items (no circ)
o    Items marked "DOES NOT CIRCULATE"
o    Videos (no circ)
o    Oversize Collection books (no circ)
o    CD-ROMs (no circ)

o    Textbooks - two hours  
o    Microfiche readers - two weeks  
o    Video recordings - two weeks  
o    Children's collection - two weeks  

Wells Media and Reserve Services:
o    Browsing Collection Videos and DVDs - 7 days with 1 renewal.  
o    Language and Audio CDs circulate for 14 days with 1 renewal. 
o    Audiocassettes and CD-ROMS  - Check with M&RS staff  

Circulation Policies and Loan Periods for Other Campus Libraries

Archives of African American Music & Culture

Archives of Traditional Music

Black Film Center/Archive 

Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, Center for Disability Information and Referral (CeDIR)

Kinsey Institute Library

Law Library

Lilly Library (Rare books and manuscripts)

Office of University Archives and Records Management

William & Gayle Cook Music Library

Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis

Wylie House Museum