Undergraduate students—limit of 25 books checked out, checkout period – 30 days.
Graduate students—limit of 35 books checked out, checkout period – 30 days.
Book(s) may be renewed for one additional 30 day check-out period, unless someone else has requested the book(s).
Fines for overdue books will be $.20 per day. There is a $10.00 maximum fine per item.
Any customers with 1 lost items or 5 overdue items will be blocked from borrowing library materials.
General items overdue for more than 45 days are considered lost.
DVDs that are more than 10 days overdue are considered lost.
Curriculum Materials and Reserve items more than 1 day overdue are considered lost.
All customers with lost items will be charged the replacement cost of the item plus a $10 processing fee. If no price can be found or the item is no longer available for purchase, the customer will be charged a fee of $45 plus a $10 processing fee. Customers may present the library with a replacement copy in acceptable condition as an alternative to the item charge. Once an item has been declared lost, customers will have a two-week grace period before being billed for the item with the exception of Reserve items which will be billed immediately with no grace period. Customers may return or replace the item within this grace period and only be charged the $10 processing fee. After the two-week grace period, no credits or refunds will be given and replacements will no longer be accepted. In all cases, the $10 processing fee will not be refunded.
Billing for overdue fines, damaged materials, and lost items are posted to students’ accounts.
The Circulation Supervisor will assess charges for damage to library materials.
Due to time constraints, the library cannot borrow books from other libraries for Liberty University Online students, unless a student lives locally and can come to the library to get the book.
Books are shipped via a carrier such as FedEx (or U. S. mail if we must ship to a PO box).
Shipping charges for books vary according to the weight of the package. All shipping charges are paid for by the student. A bill for shipping charges will be sent to the student at a later date.
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All articles are delivered electronically to student's Liberty email accounts and do not have to be returned. Please check your Liberty email account regularly. There is no fee for articles.
Please allow 3 days plus shipping time of approximately one week for delivery of books or articles (although it often doesn't take that long – particularly in the case of articles which are sent electronically).
Next-day delivery is available upon request. Next-day delivery is considerably more expensive than regular shipping, so please take that into consideration when requesting it.
Further questions? Contact the Liberty University Online Librarian at: email@example.com