Circulation Services

Summit Visiting Patrons

Students, faculty, and staff with current standing at their home institution. Eligible institutions are members of the Summit consortia, within the Orbis Cascade Alliance. Find out if your home institution is part of the Summit borrowing network from this list of member institutions.

SOU library accounts must be renewed annually.

SOU borrowing eligibility includes local and Summit borrowing. Interlibrary loan and electronic resources should be accessed through your home institution.

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 view 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 loan period, and the item(s) will need to be returned.

Summit Visiting Students: 60 day maximum loan period.

Summit Visiting Staff & Faculty: 90 day maximum 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.

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: Permission from librarian to check out required. $2.00/day, per item.

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

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

Recalled items: $2.00/day per item.

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

Damaged items: varies and determined at time of assessment.

Billing Service Fee: $15.00, non-refundable.