Circulation Services

Faculty

Instructors with a SOU faculty appointment either with tenure, on an annual or term contract, or with emeritus status. Maximum loan periods are determined by faculty appointment status.

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.

Term contract maximum loan = 180 days.

Tenure, Annual, or Emeritus maximum loan = 360 days.

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: Loan periods vary, depends on lending library due date. Renewals vary.

ILL Audio-Visual: Loan periods vary. Depends on lending library due date. Renewals vary.

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: No overdue charges assessed.

SOU Owned Audio-Visual: No overdue charges assessed.

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: No overdue fines assessed.

Short loans: No overdue fines assessed.

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

Damaged items: varies and determined at time of assessment.

Billing service charge: $15.00, non-refundable.