Borrowing Periodicals

University Libraries, Unt Policy And Procedure Memorandum.

Summary

In most cases, periodicals are non-circulating materials. However, some periodicals in print form may be checked out for short periods of time according to the following rules.

Current Periodicals

Faculty

  • Loan Period: 2 Hours
  • Renewals Allowed: No
  • Check Out Limits: 5 item limit
  • Fines Rate: See: OTHER INFORMATION, Below

Other users by approval

  • Loan Period: 2 Hours
  • Renewals Allowed: No
  • Check Out Limits: By Approval
  • Fines Rate: $25.00 per day, $250.00 maximum fine

Bound Periodicals In Willis, Eagle Commons, Discovery Park

Students

Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Doctoral Students, Honors Students

  • Loan Period 1 day
  • Renewals Allowed* No
  • Check Out Limits 5 volume limit
  • Fines Rate $25.00 per day, $250.00 maximum fine

Faculty & Staff

  • Loan Period 1 day
  • Renewals Allowed* No
  • Check Out Limits 5 volume limit
  • Fines Rate — See: OTHER INFORMATION, Below

Other Patrons

Courtesy Card Holders, TexShare Academic Library, TexShare Public Library

  • No checkout allowed

Bound Periodicals At the Library Annex (remote Storage)

With the exceptions of rare and other non-circulating items, volumes stored at the annex are treated as regular circulating items like books. Use of large runs of volumes held in the annex may be limited to the Annex Reading Room.

Exceptions

The following periodical-related items are non-circulating:

  • Periodicals that are available in microfilm, microfiche, or in an electronic format.
  • Periodicals in Archives and Rare Books.

Other Information

  • Faculty: The dean of the appropriate college is to be immediately notified of any faculty member who violates this policy.

Dates

  • Approved: 05/29/12
  • Revised: 01/23/18

License Information

This Policy: "Borrowing Periodicals" by UNT Libraries is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
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