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Borrowing Periods

At Fairfield University, we have 3 types of borrowers:

Fairfield University Students

Unlimited item borrowing, except reserves (2 items).

Audio (CD, music or spoken word) 7 Days
Books 28 Days
Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) 28 Days
Computer Media (CD-ROM, DVD-ROM) 28 Days
Equipment (power cords, and miscellaneous computer accessories) 4 hrs in Library
Kits and 3D objects 28 Days
Laptop and iPad 3hrs
Microforms in Library Use
Reserve, in house 4hrs in Lib
Reserve, overnight overnight, due at 10:30 am
Reserve, 3 day 3 Days, due at 10:30 am
Reserve, 7 day 7 Days, due at 10:30 am
Video (DVD, VHS) 7 Days
Video Camera (Flip) 7 Days

Faculty & Staff

Unlimited item borrowing, except reserves (2 items).

A longer circulation period may be granted to faculty upon request.

Audio (CD, music or spoken word) 7 Days
Books (All items except Popular Reading) 120 Days
Books (Popular Reading) 28 Days
Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) 90 Days
Computer Media (CD-ROM, DVD-ROM) 28 Days
Equipment (power cords, and miscellaneous computer accessories) 4 hrs in Library
Kits and 3D objects 28 Days
Laptop and iPad 3hrs
Microforms in Library Use
Reserve, in house 4hrs in Lib
Reserve, overnight overnight
Reserve, 3 day 3 Days
Reserve, 7 day 7 Days
Video (DVD, VHS) 7 Days
Video Camera (Flip) 7 Days

Others

Includes Prep Students, Community borrowers, and guest card carriers

Four (4) items can be borrowed at a time. (Prep Students only allowed books)

Audio (CD, music or spoken word) 7 Days
Books (All items except Popular Reading) 28 Days
Books (Popular Reading) non-circulating
Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) non-circulating
Computer Media (CD-ROM, DVD-ROM) 28 Days
Equipment (power cords, and miscellaneous computer accessories) 4 hrs in Library
Kits and 3D objects non-circulating
Laptop and iPad non-circulating
Microforms in Library Use
Reserve, in house non-circulating
Reserve, overnight non-circulating
Reserve, 3 day non-circulating
Reserve, 7 day non-circulating
Video (DVD, VHS) 7 Days
Video Camera (Flip) non-circulating