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Borrowing Policies

Check-out Limit: 100 items (or as many items as you can keep track of at once!)

Please Note: You must be present to check out library items on your account. You cannot send someone else to the library with your ID card to check out items for you.

Item Type Initial Loan Time Renewals? Fines
JKM Library-owned circulating books Semester loan

No renewals.
You may check the items out again if you are not graduating this semester and there are no holds on the items.

$0.25 per day
Media (DVDs, CDs, & external disc drives) 2 weeks (14 days) 2 weeks (14 day renewal) $0.25 per day
Periodicals & reference Non-circulating. In-library use only. Non-circulating. In-library use only. N/A
Course Reserves Depends on the particular item. No renewals $0.25 per HOUR
Headphones, extension cords, Mac chargers 4 hours 1 (4 hour renewal) Replacement fee if lost or damaged
Individual study room key 4 hours 1 (4 hour renewal) $75 key replacement fee
Group study room key Loaned for duration of reservation You may extend your reservation at the Circulation Desk if the room is available. $75 key replacement fee
E-ZBorrow* Semester loan
(2 weeks to pick up after notice is sent)
No renewals $0.25 per day
ILLiad* Due date set by lending library Per lending library (renew through your ILLiad account) $125 replacement fee
Archives & Special Collections Material Contact Archives & Special Collections for Loan Requests Contact Archives & Special Collections for Loan Extension Variable
Chatham student publications
(tutorials, theses, capstones, dissertations)
Please view our policies for accessing student publications here.
* The replacement and processing fees for items borrowed through E-ZBorrow or ILLiad that are lost or returned damaged are determined by the lending library.
  • Item Replacement Fee**: $100
  • Processing Fee***: $25
  • Total: $125

**This is the default replacement cost for any JKM Library item.

Contact the Access Services Librarian to find out if a replacement copy may be purchased.

If the replacement cost of the item exceeds $100 the patron will be charged the additional amount plus the processing fee.

*** The processing fee is charged whether or not a replacement copy is accepted.

 Loan Privileges for Students Graduating This Semester

ALL ITEMS ARE DUE BACK ON THEIR DUE DATE OR BY THE END OF THE SEMESTER, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST.
See the Alumni Borrower tab or stop by the Circulation Desk for more information on how to access JKM Library materials after you graduate.

Check-out Limit: 100 items (or as many items as you can keep track of at once!)

Please Note: You must be present to check out library items on your account. You cannot send someone else to the library with your ID card to check out items for you.

Item Type Initial Loan Time Renewals? Fines
JKM Library-owned circulating books Semester loan

All JKM items are due back by the end of the semester and no renewals allowed. Still want the book? Become an Alumni Borrower!

$0.25 per day
Media (DVDs, CDs, & external disc drives) 2 weeks (14 days) 2 weeks (14 day renewal) $0.25 per day
Periodicals & reference Non-circulating. In-library use only. Non-circulating. In-library use only. N/A
Course Reserves Depends on the particular item. No renewals $0.25 per HOUR
Headphones, extension cords, Mac chargers 4 hours 1 (4 hour renewal) Replacement fee if lost or damaged
Individual study room key 4 hours 1 (4 hour renewal) $75 key replacement fee
Group study room key Loaned for duration of reservation You may extend your reservation at the Circulation Desk if the room is available. $75 key replacement fee
E-ZBorrow* Semester loan
(2 weeks to pick up after notice is sent)
No renewals $0.25 per day
ILLiad* Due date set by lending library OR
semester due date
Per lending library (renew through your ILLiad account) $125 replacement fee
Archives & Special Collections Material Contact Archives & Special Collections for Loan Requests Contact Archives & Special Collections for Loan Extension Variable
Chatham student publications
(tutorials, theses, capstones, dissertations)
Please view our policies for accessing student publications here.
* The replacement and processing fees for items borrowed through E-ZBorrow or ILLiad that are lost or returned damaged are determined by the lending library.
  • Item Replacement Fee**: $100
  • Processing Fee***: $25
  • Total: $125

**This is the default replacement cost for any JKM Library item.

Contact the Access Services Librarian to find out if a replacement copy may be purchased.

If the replacement cost of the item exceeds $100 the patron will be charged the additional amount plus the processing fee.

*** The processing fee is charged whether or not a replacement copy is accepted.

 Loan Privileges for Shadyside Nursing Students

Shadyside Nursing students have access to all JKM Library resources and services. Please present your photo ID in order to check out JKM Library items. Ask at the Reference Desk if you need help locating your Chatham student number.

Check-out Limit: 100 items (or as many items as you can keep track of at once!)

Please Note: You must be present to check out library items on your account. You cannot send someone else to the library with your ID to check out items for you.

Item Type Initial Loan Time Renewals? Fines
JKM Library-owned circulating books Semester loan

All JKM items are due back by the end of the semester and no renewals allowed. You may check the items out again if you are not graduating this semester.

$0.25 per day
Media (DVDs, CDs, & external disc drives) 2 weeks (14 days) 2 week (14 day renewal) $0.25 per day
Periodicals & reference Non-circulating. In-library use only. Non-circulating. In-library use only. N/A
Course Reserves Depends on the particular item. No renewals $0.25 per HOUR
Headphones, extension cords, Mac chargers 4 hours 1 (4 hour renewal) Replacement fee if lost or damaged
Individual study room key 4 hours 1 (4 hour renewal) $75 key replacement fee
Group study room key Loaned for duration of reservation You may extend your reservation at the Circulation Desk if the room is available. $75 key replacement fee
E-ZBorrow* Semester loan
(2 weeks to pick up after notice is sent)
All E-ZBorrow items are due back by the end of the semester and no renewals allowed. $0.25 per day
ILLiad* Due date set by lending library Per lending library (renew through your ILLiad account) $125 replacement fee
Archives & Special Collections Material Contact Archives & Special Collections for Loan Requests Contact Archives & Special Collections for Loan Extension Variable
Chatham student publications
(tutorials, theses, capstones, dissertations)
Please view our policies for accessing student publications here.
* The replacement and processing fees for items borrowed through E-ZBorrow or ILLiad that are lost or returned damaged are determined by the lending library.

Lost Item Replacement:

  • Item Replacement Fee**: $100
  • Processing Fee***: $25
  • Total: $125

**This is the default replacement cost for any JKM Library item. Contact the Access Services Librarian to find out if a replacement copy may be purchased. If the replacement cost of the item exceeds $100 the patron will be charged the additional amount plus the processing fee.

*** The processing fee is charged whether or not a replacement copy is accepted.

  • Item Replacement Fee**: $100
  • Processing Fee***: $25
  • Total: $125

**This is the default replacement cost for any JKM Library item.

Contact the Access Services Librarian to find out if a replacement copy may be purchased.

If the replacement cost of the item exceeds $100 the patron will be charged the additional amount plus the processing fee.

*** The processing fee is charged whether or not a replacement copy is accepted.

 Loan Privileges for Staff & Faculty

Faculty Emeriti have the same loan privileges as faculty and staff.

Check-out Limit: 100 items (or as many items as you can keep track of at once!)

Please Note: You must be present to check out library items on your account. You cannot send someone else to the library with your ID card to check out items for you. The only exception to this is the Proxy Borrowing Service (see Proxy Borrower Account tab here).

Item Type Initial Loan Time Renewals? Fines
JKM Library-owned circulating books 6 months 6 months

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faculty & Staff do not
pay late fines but are
charged replacement
fees for any
items that are lost, damaged, or never returned.

Media (DVDs, CDs, & external disc drives) 2 weeks (14 days) – can be extended for
classroom use
2 week (14 day renewal)
Periodicals & reference 24 hours – stop by Circulation Desk 24 hours
Course Reserves Depends on the particular item – can be extended for instructor of course No renewals
Headphones, extension cords, Mac chargers 4 hours 1 (4 hour renewal)
Individual study room key 4 hours 1 (4 hour renewal)
Group study room key Loaned for duration of reservation You may extend your reservation at the Circulation Desk if the room is available.
E-ZBorrow* 16 weeks from date checked out
(2 weeks to pick up after notice is sent)
No renewal
ILLiad* Due date set by lending library Per lending library (renew through your ILLiad account)
Archives & Special Collections Material Contact Archives & Special Collections for Loan Requests Contact Archives & Special Collections for Loan Extension Variable
Chatham student publications
(tutorials, theses, capstones, dissertations)
Please view our policies for accessing student publications here.
* The replacement and processing fees for items borrowed through E-ZBorrow or ILLiad that are lost or returned damaged are determined by the lending library.

Lost Item Replacement:

  • Item Replacement Fee**: $100
  • Processing Fee***: $25
  • Total: $125

**This is the default replacement cost for any JKM Library item. Contact the Access Services Librarian to find out if a replacement copy may be purchased. If the replacement cost of the item exceeds $100 the patron will be charged the additional amount plus the processing fee.

*** The processing fee is charged whether or not a replacement copy is accepted.

Chatham University Staff and faculty must clear their library accounts before receiving their final check. Failure to resolve any and all library charges will result in the loss of library privileges.

  • Item Replacement Fee**: $100
  • Processing Fee***: $25
  • Total: $125

**This is the default replacement cost for any JKM Library item.

Contact the Access Services Librarian to find out if a replacement copy may be purchased.

If the replacement cost of the item exceeds $100 the patron will be charged the additional amount plus the processing fee.

*** The processing fee is charged whether or not a replacement copy is accepted.

 Loan Privileges for Adjunct Faculty

Chatham University Adjunct Faculty who are teaching a class in the current semester have complete library borrowing privileges.

Check-out Limit: 100 items (or as many items as you can keep track of at once!)

Please Note: You must be present to check out library items on your account. You cannot send someone else to the library with your ID card to check out items for you. The only exception to this is the Proxy Borrowing Service (see Proxy Borrower Account tab here).

Item Type Initial Loan Time Renewals? Fines
JKM Library-owned circulating books semester loan All JKM items are due back by the end of the semester and no renewals are allowed. You may check the items out again if you are continuing to teach at Chatham.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adjunct Faculty do not pay late fines but are charged replacement fees for any items that are lost, damaged, or never returned.

Media (DVDs, CDs, & external disc drives) 2 weeks (14 days) – can be extended for
classroom use
2 week (14 day renewal)
Periodicals & reference 24 hours – stop by Circulation Desk 24 hours
Course Reserves Depends on the particular item – can be extended for instructor of course No renewals
Headphones, extension cords, Mac chargers 4 hours 1 (4 hour renewal)
Individual study room key 4 hours 1 (4 hour renewal)
Group study room key Loaned for duration of reservation You may extend your reservation at the Circulation Desk if the room is available.
E-ZBorrow*

Semester loan
(2 weeks to pick up after notice is sent)

No renewals
ILLiad* Due date set by lending library Per lending library (renew through your ILLiad account)
Archives & Special Collections Material Contact Archives & Special Collections for Loan Requests Contact Archives & Special Collections for Loan Extension Variable
Chatham student publications
(tutorials, theses, capstones, dissertations)
Please view our policies for accessing student publications here.
* The replacement and processing fees for items borrowed through E-ZBorrow or ILLiad that are lost or returned damaged are determined by the lending library.

Lost Item Replacement:

  • Item Replacement Fee**: $100
  • Processing Fee***: $25
  • Total: $125

**This is the default replacement cost for any JKM Library item. Contact the Access Services Librarian to find out if a replacement copy may be purchased. If the replacement cost of the item exceeds $100 the patron will be charged the additional amount plus the processing fee.

*** The processing fee is charged whether or not a replacement copy is accepted.

Chatham University Staff and faculty must clear their library accounts before receiving their final check. Failure to resolve any and all library charges will result in the loss of library privileges.

  • Item Replacement Fee**: $100
  • Processing Fee***: $25
  • Total: $125

**This is the default replacement cost for any JKM Library item.

Contact the Access Services Librarian to find out if a replacement copy may be purchased.

If the replacement cost of the item exceeds $100 the patron will be charged the additional amount plus the processing fee.

*** The processing fee is charged whether or not a replacement copy is accepted.

Check-out Limit: 10 items

Please Note: You must present both your Alumni Borrower card and a photo ID to check out library items.

Item Type Initial Loan Time Renewals? Fines
JKM Library-owned circulating books 2 weeks (14 days) 2 weeks (14 day renewal) $0.25 per day
Media (DVDs & CDs)
NOT AVAILABLE: external disc drives
2 weeks (14 days) 2 week (14 day renewal) $0.25 per day
Periodicals & reference Non-circulating. In-library use only. Non-circulating. In-library use only. N/A
Course Reserves Depends on the particular item. No renewals $0.25 per HOUR
Headphones, extension cords, Mac chargers 4 hours 1 (4 hour renewal) Replacement fee if lost or damaged
Individual study room key 4 hours 1 (4 hour renewal) $75 key replacement fee
Group study room key Loaned for duration of reservation You may extend your reservation at the Circulation Desk if the room is available. $75 key replacement fee
E-ZBorrow Not available for alumni borrowers
ILLiad Not available for alumni borrowers
Archives & Special Collections Material Contact Archives & Special Collections for Loan Requests Contact Archives & Special Collections for Loan Extension Variable
Chatham student publications
(tutorials, theses, capstones, dissertations)
Please view our policies for accessing student publications here.

Lost Item Replacement:

  • Item Replacement Fee**: $100
  • Processing Fee***: $25
  • Total: $125

**This is the default replacement cost for any JKM Library item. Contact the Access Services Librarian to find out if a replacement copy may be purchased. If the replacement cost of the item exceeds $100 the patron will be charged the additional amount plus the processing fee.

*** The processing fee is charged whether or not a replacement copy is accepted.

  • Item Replacement Fee**: $100
  • Processing Fee***: $25
  • Total: $125

**This is the default replacement cost for any JKM Library item.

Contact the Access Services Librarian to find out if a replacement copy may be purchased.

If the replacement cost of the item exceeds $100 the patron will be charged the additional amount plus the processing fee.

*** The processing fee is charged whether or not a replacement copy is accepted.

Chatham Associates share a Chatham residence with a Chatham student or live in Chatham housing while attending another University

As a Chatham Associate you can:

  • Browse our print collection
  • Read anything inside the JKM Library building
  • Access guest Wifi by choosing the guest login option on Chatham Wireless
  • Contact the Archives & Special Collections to view materials.
  • Use the library space except for group and individual study rooms

If you are not a student elsewhere, you can access resources from the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.


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