Renewals

Items from the General Collection may be renewed for additional time not to exceed the maximum loan period for each usergroup. Items that are not renewable, overdue, on hold, or recalled cannot be renewed. You will need to return the items.

General collection

SOU Faculty on an Annual Contract

Initial loan period is through the end of the year. Items may be renewed for a maximum loan period of 365 days online at Your Account, by phone at 552-6860, in person at the Circulation desk, or by email to librarycirc@sou.edu.

SOU Faculty on a Term by Term Contract

Initial loan period is through the end of the current term. Items may be renewed for a maximum loan period of 180 days online at Your Account, by phone at 552-6860, in person at the Circulation desk, or by email to librarycirc@sou.edu

SOU Graduate Students and Post Baccalaureate Students

Initial loan period is 3 weeks. Items may be renewed for a maximum loan period of 90 days online at Your Account, by phone at 552-6860, in person at the Circulation desk, or by email to librarycirc@sou.edu.

SOU Undergraduate Students

Initial loan period is 3 weeks. Items may be renewed for a maximum loan period of 60 days online at Your Account, by phone at 552-6860, in person at the Circulation desk, or by email to librarycirc@sou.edu.

SOU Staff

Initial loan period is 3 weeks. Items may be renewed for a maximum loan period of 60 days online at Your Account, by phone at 552-6860, in person at the Circulation desk, or by email to librarycirc@sou.edu.

Friends of Hannon Library & Courtesy Borrowers

Initial loan period is 3 weeks. Items may be renewed for a maximum loan period of 60 days online at Your Account, by phone at 552-6860, in person at the Circulation desk, or by email to librarycirc@sou.edu.

Audio-Visual Media

The initial loan period for audio-visual media items is one week for everyone. Items may be renewed for a maximum loan period of 14 days online at Your Account, by phone at 552-6860, in person at the Circulation desk, or by email to librarycirc@sou.edu.

Reserves & TextShare

Hourly loans must be physically returned to the desk and checked out again. Overdue fines begin to accrue immediately after an item is overdue.

Resource Sharing (Summit & Interlibrary Loan)

Items borrowed through the Summit resource sharing service may not be renewed. To find your due date, please log into your library account or check the strap attached to the book.

Items borrowed through the Interlibrary Loan resource sharing service may be renewed unless they are marked "No Renewal". One 7-Day renewal is allowed. If you need the item longer than the additional 7 days, contact the ILL office by email, by phone 552-6823, or in person

Renewal requests for ILL items must be made on or before the oringial due date. To request an ILL renewal online:

  1. Log into your ILL account
  2. Under the menu heading VIEW click on "Checked out items"
  3. Select the transaction number of the item you want to renew and follow the instructions from there
  4. Click on "Submit Request".