Circulation Services

Affiliate Faculty & Visiting Professors

Instructors who have been invited to teach at SOU, but who are not employed by SOU. Affiliate faculty and visiting professor appointments are approved by the SOU Provost Office.

Borrowing Responsibilities:

A photo ID is required to check out or pick up library items. You are responsible for returning library items on time. Sign in to your library account to manage loans and requests, or contact the Circulation desk at 541-552-6860.

Loan Periods & Renewals

Eligible items will automatically renew unless requested for Course Reserves, or by another user. When the maximum loan period is reached, users will receive a courtesy email notification, and items must be returned.

SOU Owned Books: Guaranteed a minimum 3-week loan period, unless recalled for Course Reserves. Items will be automatically renewed in 3-week increments, for a maximum 360 day loan period.

SOU Owned Audio-Visual: Guaranteed minimum 6-day loan period, unless recalled for Course Reserves. Items will be automatically renewed in 6 day increments, for a maximum 12 day loan period.

Summit Books: 6-week loan period. No Renewals.

Summit Audio-Visual: 6-day loan period. No Renewals.

ILL Books: 6-week loan. No Renewals.

ILL Audio-Visual: 12-day loan. No Renewals.

Course Reserves: Loan periods range from 2-hours to 1-week. No Renewals.

Overdue Fines & Replacement

We at Hannon Library want to make sure you have the maximum amount of time for library items, while minimizing overdue fines, and ensuring equitable access for other users. Please return library items on time. See the Policies page for more detailed information.

SOU Owned Books: $.50/day, per item.

SOU Owned Audio-Visual: $1.00/day, per item.

SOU Library Use Only Items: $2.00/day, per item.

Summit & ILL borrowed Books: $.50/day, per item.

Summit & ILL borrowed Audio-Visual: $1.00/day, per item

Hourly loans: $3.00/hour, per item.

Day loans: $2.00/day per item.

Recalled items: $2.00/day per item.

Replacement costs vary and are determined at the time of billing.