LIBRARY FINES AND CHARGES

excerpt from OAR 573-040-0005

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Friends of the Library Membership

Become a Friend of the Library
  • Annual memberships:
        $45.00/Individual
        $65.00/Joint
        $100.00/Sponsor
  • $500.00/Lifetime

Overdue Items

Overdue items other than reserves, periodicals, reference, computer laptops, portable projectors, CDs, DVDs, audios, and videos Overdue fines are $.50 per day/per item ($20.00 maximum fine per item)
Overdue reserves Fine of $3.00 assessed per hour/per item.
($72.00 maximum fine per item)
Overdue computer laptops, iPads, and portable projectors Fine of $3.00 assessed per hour/per item.
($72.00 maximum fine per item)
Overdue CDs, DVDs, audios, and videos

Fine of $1.00 per day/per item
($14.00 maximum fine per item)

Overdue electronic peripherals (iPad, Laptop, and others) Fine of $10.00 per item.

Lost or Replacement Charges

Lost library materials other than computer laptops and portable projectors Borrower charged replacement cost of item (if the cost cannot be determined, the default replacement charge is $75.00) plus amount of fine incurred up to time material is reported missing, and a non-refundable $15.00 billing fee per billing transaction.
Replacement of lost or damaged laptop computers, iPads, and portable projectors Borrower charged replacement cost of item (laptop = $1750.00, iPad = $500.00, portable projector = $500.00) plus amount of fine incurred up to the time the item is reported missing or damaged, and a non- refundable $15.00 billing fee per billing transaction
Replacement of lost or damaged laptop computers, iPads, and portable projectors Replacement cost of item is subject to assessment of type of accessory and cost of replacement, the cost of the overdue fine, and a non-refundable $15.00 billing fee.
Binding cost for lost or unreturned paperback books that are replaced, or for any damaged materials that have to be rebound/repaired $15.00

Interlibrary Loan Charges

Interlibrary loan articles $2.00 flat fee per article received from other libraries
Interlibrary loan overdues Overdue fines are $2.00 per day per item ($30.00 maximum per item)
Interlibrary loan lending charges to for-profit non- reciprocal libraries:  
Interlibrary loan photocopies $25.00 per request, or reciprocal lending fees
Interlibrary loan monographs $25.00 per monograph, or reciprocal lending fees

Government Document Charges

Government documents photocopying charges for business and the general public - per item:
Government documents photocopies sent by mail $10.00 plus $.25 per page
Government documents photocopies sent by fax $10.00 plus $3.00 per page

Printing Charges

Print and Copy fees for use on all public copiers, microform readers, printers and computer printers in the Library by students, faculty, staff and the general public
1 black and white print $.05 per side
1 color print $.25 per side
Printing accounts for use on public computer printers in the Library.
1 black and white print $.08 per page

Copy and Fax Charges

Copy accounts for use on all public copiers and microform readers in the Library by students, faculty, and the general public:
1 black and white photocopy $.08 per copy
1 color photocopy $.30 per copy
Public fax machine $1.00 per page

Miscellaneous Charges

Off-campus delivery of articles (Distance Education) SOU students are assessed $2.00 flat fee per interlibrary loan article copied and delivered to Riverside Center Library, Medford, or Rogue Community College Library, Grants Pass
Summit fines and charges Overdue fines are $.50 per day/per item ($20.00 maximum fine per item)
Replacement charges and service fees for lost Summit items Borrowers failing to return material after the maximum fine has accrued will also be charged $75.00 plus a $15.00 service fee per item; replacement costs are determined by the lending library
Damaged or mutilated Summit library materials If the item can be repaired, $20.00; if the item cannot be repaired, then $75.00 plus $15.00 service fee; library staff will determine whether items can be repaired.