UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES, UNT. POLICY & PROCEDURE MEMORANDUM

TABLE OF CONTENTS

I. SUMMARY

In most cases, periodicals are non-circulating materials. However, some periodicals in print form may be checked out for short periods of time according to the following rules.

II. CURRENT PERIODICALS

User Type Loan Period Renewals Allowed Check Out Limits Fines Rate*
Faculty 2 Hours No 5 item limit --
Other  users by approval 2 Hours No By Approval $25.00 per day,
$250.00 maximum fine

III. BOUND PERIODICALS IN WILLIS, EAGLE COMMONS, DISCOVERY PARK

User Type Loan Period* Renewals Allowed* Check Out Limits Fines Rate*
Students
Undergraduate Students 1 day No 5 volume limit $25.00 per day,
$250.00 maximum fine
Graduate Students 1 day No 5 volume limit $25.00 per day,
$250.00 maximum fine
Doctoral Students 1 day No 5 volume limit $25.00 per day,
$250.00 maximum fine
Honors Students 1 day No 5 volume limit $25.00 per day,
$250.00 maximum fine
Faculty/Staff
Faculty 1 day No 5 volume limit --
Staff 1 day No 5 volume limit --
Other Patrons
Courtesy Card Holders No checkout allowed
TexShare Academic Library No checkout allowed
TexShare Public Library No checkout allowed

IV. BOUND PERIODICALS AT THE LIBRARY ANNEX (REMOTE STORAGE)

With the exceptions of rare and other non-circulating items, volumes stored at the annex are treated as regular circulating items like books. Use of large runs of volumes held in the annex may be limited to the Annex Reading Room.

V. EXCEPTIONS

The following periodical-related items are non-circulating:

  • Periodicals that are available in microfilm, microfiche, or in an electronic format.
  • Periodicals in Archives and Rare Books.

VI. OTHER INFORMATION

  • Faculty: The dean of the appropriate college is to be immediately notified of any faculty member who violates this policy.

VII. DATES

  • Approved: 05/29/12
  • Revised: 01/23/18