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PLEASE NOTE: Items may be checked out until 15 minutes before closing.

Reference In-Library Use
Monument (Music Library) 10 Days
Reserve Varies
Book June 5
Music Score (Music Library) June 5
CD, LP, Recital Recordings (Music Library) 10 Days (limit 20 total) May be renewed once.
Current Periodical In-Library Use
Bound Periodical 3 Days
Microform In-Library Use
Video (McWherter Library) ($5.00 per day late fee) 10 Days (limit of 5)
DVD (McWherter Library) ($5.00 per day late fee) 10 Days (limit of 5)
DVD and VHS (Music Library) ($5.00 per day late fee) 10 Days (limit 5 total) May not be renewed.

You must present your U of M ID card to check out any materials - including Reserves or recordings for use in the library. You must use your own card, not a borrowed one.


All Libraries billing is handled centrally. If you have questions about a bill you have received, please contact Ms. Frankie Perry in the Circulation Department in McWherter Library,
(901) 678-4483.

General Circulation Materials
Overdue fines for most items accrue at the rate of $.25 per day up to 30 days, for a maximum $7.50 fine.
After 30 days, an item is assumed lost. A nonrefundable $10.00 processing fee AND the replacement cost are added for each item.
If the item is returned after 30 days, the replacement cost is deducted. The total due is $17.50 per item ($7.50 fine plus $10.00 processing fee).

Reserve and Other Limited Checkout Materials
Overdue fines for CD's accrue at the rate of $.50 per day, to a maximum $15.00 fine.
Fines for Overnight, 24 Hour, 3 Day, and 7 Day Reserve items accrue at $1.00 per day, to a maximum $12.00 fine.
Fines for 2 Hour Reserve items accrue at a rate of $1.00 per hour or portion of an hour, to a maximum $12.00 fine.
Fines for circulating videos and DVD's accrue at $5.00 per day, to a maximum $50.00 fine per item.
Recalled Materials
Fines for recalled items accrue at $1.00 per day or portion of a day, to a maximum $12.00 fine.


Circulation Department
Phone: (901) 678-2205
Fax: (901) 678-8218

Billing Inquiries:
Frankie Perry
Circulation Department
Phone: (901) 678-4483
Fax: (901) 678-8218

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Last Updated: 10/7/14