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Borrowing Privileges - Package C: About

Applies to individuals with the following appointments at the University of Lethbridge:

  • Adjunct Professors
  • Collaborative Faculty
  • Music Conservatory Staff
  • Research Colleagues (with letter of introduction from Chair/Dean of Department/Faculty)
  • Others as authorized by the University Librarian

Annual Fee:

  • none

NOTE: Loan periods are for the period specified or to the expiration date of your borrowing privileges, whichever comes first.

On-site Collections of Resources

Loan Period

Renewals

Holds/Recalls/Bookings

Main Circulating items (except non-current periodicals)

17 weeks, subject to recall after initial 3 weeks

1, subject to immediate recall

Accepted

Non-current periodicals

2 weeks

Not permitted

Not accepted

Current periodicals

1 day

Not permitted

Not accepted

Reference, Government Documents, Microforms

non-circulating

Not permitted

Not accepted

Reserve collections

hourly or daily

Not permitted

Not accepted

Audiovisual software

7 days, unless already booked

1, unless booked; subject to immediate recall

Booking advised

Audiovisual equipment (high-demand)

Depending on equipment requested, from 24 to 96 hours

Not permitted

Booking advised

Audiovisual equipment (low-demand)

7 days, unless already booked

1, unless booked; subject to immediate recall

Booking advised

Special Collections, University Archives, University Records

non-circulating

Not permitted

Not accepted

Curriculum Laboratory circulating items

3 weeks

2, subject to immediate recall

Holds/recalls only accepted

Loan Limits:

  • unlimited items from reserve collections

Holds/Recalls/Bookings:

  • holds/recalls accepted for items currently on loan to another borrower
  • holds accepted for items with a status of IN PROCESS or ON ORDER
  • holds accepted for items listed with an RSTOR (Off-site Main Circulating collection) location
  • holds/recalls not accepted on periodicals
  • holds/recalls not accepted on reserve materials
  • bookings accepted for audiovisual software
  • bookings accepted for audiovisual hardware

Interlibrary Loan:

  • available at cost. Patrons must indicate that they "will accept lending charges" under OTHER INFORMATION on the online interlibrary loan request form. Payment is due upon receipt of the item.
  • cost per filled request = service charge* plus lending charges**. The service charge = $10 per filled request. Lending charges are variable and set by the lending institution.
  • may request items from any location

* The service charge is recommended by the University Library and approved by the Board of Governors.

** The lending charges are those fees paid by the University Library to lending institutions to acquire the interlibrary loan on behalf of the requestor.

Access to Electronic Resources Off-campus:

  • permitted
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