Checkout Library Materials
Books & Print
|Undergrad||Graduate||Faculty & Staff||Alumni|
|Books||30 Days; Honor Students: Semester||End of the Semester||June 5th||30 Days (x2 Renewals)|
|Book Limit||35 books||50 books||100 books||10 books|
|Reference||In Library Use Only||In Library Use Only||In Library Use Only||In Library Use Only|
Course Reserves varies: Check Course Reserves Here
Media & Technology
|Resource||Undergrad||Graduate||Faculty & Staff||Alumni|
1 check-out per patron (faculty, staff, or student only) See Availability Here
|CD, LP, Recital CD (Music Library)||5 for 10 days||10 for 10 days||20 for 10 days||3 for 10 days|
|Microform||In Library Use Only||In Library Use Only||In Library Use Only||In Library Use Only|
|Video & DVD ($5.00 per day late fee)||3 for 10 days||3 for 10 days||5 for 10 days||3 for 10 days|
|Video Games||4 hours||4 hours||4 hours||N/A|
Non-UofM Students and Community Members
|Resource||Other College||Community Members||High School/IEI Students|
|Books||10 for 30 days||10 for 30 days||5 for 14 days|
|Reference/Microform/Periodicals||In-Library Use Only||In-Library Use Only||In-Library Use Only|
|Videos & DVDs||In-Library Use Only||In-Library Use Only||In-Library Use Only|
|CD, LP, Recital CD (Music Library)||3 for 10 days||In-Library Use Only||In-Library Use Only|
Your University of Memphis ID, area college ID, or Special Privileges card is your only means of checkout. You will receive three email reminders regarding the status of your checked-out materials. Learn more about Community Users. It is your responsibility to return items on time.
Late Fees & Fines
All Libraries billing is handled centrally. All fines must be paid through the Bursar's office either in person or online through myMemphis. 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 Checkout Books
General checkout books (those available from the stacks on 3rd and 4th floors) will accrue a charge after they are 30 days late. Once a book is 30 days past due, it is assumed lost and charged the overdue fine of $7.50. Additionally, a nonrefundable $10.00 processing fee AND the replacement cost of the book are charged to the patron’s account. If the book is returned after 30 days, the replacement cost is deducted and the total due is $17.50 per book ($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.