LIBRARY FINES AND CHARGES

excerpt from OAR 573-040-0005

Friends of the Library Membership

Become a Friend of the Library Up to $45.00 per year

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, periodicals, and reference Fine of $2.00 assessed for the first hour plus $.50 for each succeeding hour until the material is returned to the Library ($20.00 maximum fine per item)
Overdue computer laptops, iPads, and portable projectors Fine of $5.00 assessed for the first hour and $2.00 for each succeeding hour up to $200.00
Overdue CDs, DVDs, audios, and videos Fine of $1.00 for the first day, $.50 each additional day; $20.00 maximum fine per item
Overdue electronic peripherals Fine of $1.00 per first hour and $.50 each additional hour; $20.00 maximum fine per item
Overdue circulation supplies Fine of $.50 per hour; $20.00 maximum fine 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 $50.00) 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
 
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 ($20.00 maximum per item)
Interlibrary loan lending charges to for-profit non- reciprocal libraries:  
Interlibrary loan photocopies $20.00 up to 30 pages; plus $.25 per page over 30 pages, or reciprocal fees
Interlibrary loan monographs $20.00 per monograph
Interlibrary loan fax $20 up to 5 pages; plus $2.00 per page over 5 pages

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

Printing accounts for use on all student computer printers in the Library.
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 $.60 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 per item: $.50 per day for first 10 days, then $1.00 per day thereafter; $20.00 maximum 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.
On-line Reference Service - Academic patrons (including students and staff of OUS, public education, public elementary and secondary schools, community colleges and private colleges and universities) Direct system connect and communications charges, printing, and handling.
On-line Reference Service - Non-academic patrons Direct system connect and communications charges, printing, and handling charges; plus a 15% surcharge on direct system connect and communications charges; plus $20.00 per hour charge ($10.00 minimum) for strategy formulation.