Circulation Services

Auxiliary Employees & Volunteers

There are many groups and organizations that are associated with, but not employed by, SOU. If you are associated with SOU, but are not a student or an employee, you may be eligible for library borrowing privileges. Some common groups of auxiliary employees and volunteers include:

  • Americorps

  • National Park Service

  • SOU Dining Services (Aviand's)

  • SOU campus or department volunteers

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 30 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.

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.

Recalled items: $2.00/day per item.

Replacement costs: varies and determined at the time of billing.

Damaged items: varies and determined at time of assessment.

Billing service charge: $15.00, non-refundable.