Circulation Services

Circulation Policy
Checkout of material requires a current, valid Louisiana College ID, valid LC Guest card or valid LALINC card.  An additional photo ID may be required for individuals presenting the LC Guest card or the LALINC card.  Louisiana College students can renew online using the “My Account” function or in person with the material up to three times (unless there is a hold request on the item).

Guest Users
Guest cards are available to LC alumni, local ministers, and local teachers (public, private and home schools) upon verification of status.  Students and faculty from LSUA may use their LSUA ID with verification that it is current and valid.  Faculty and Graduate students from other Louisiana institutions of higher education must present a valid LALINC card from their home institution.  Guest Users can renew online using the “My Account” function or in person with the material up to three times (unless there is a hold request on the item). Replacement of a guest card issued by Louisiana College costs $15.00 per incident.

Loan Amounts and Periods
LC Undergraduate students - 4 weeks – Unlimited items.
LC Graduate students – 8 weeks – Unlimited items
Faculty – Academic year – Unlimited items..
Guest Users & LALINC users –  4 weeks - 3 total items.
Some special materials (media, journals, class reserves) are exceptions to this policy.

Overdue Material
Fine:  Book  –  15 cents per day; $15.00 maximum per item.
Fine:  Reserve and Interlibrary Loan $1.00 per day; $15 maximum.
Anyone with Overdue materials and unpaid fines may be subject to loss of library borrowing privileges and/or withholding of semester grades.

Lost or Damaged Material
There is a minimum charge of $40.00 per item lost or damaged.  Overdue fines accumulated on lost items will be charged to the user.  Please report any lost item promptly to avoid overdue fines. In addition to cost of item and overdue fees a $15.00 replacement fee is collected for each item. 

Security System
The Library has a security system which will sound an alarm when material is not properly checked out.  When the alarm sounds, return to the circulation desk where the circulation clerk will recheck items. 
 

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