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Borrowing Terms: Damaged, Lost or Billed Items

All borrowers are expected to pay for damaged materials or equipment, lost items, and items which have been billed.

Books and Audiovisual Materials (Except Videos)

This includes materials from the CCIC, General, Graphic Novel, Juvenile, Music, New Book, Pamphlet, Paperback and Test Prep collections.

  Students Community Faculty/Staff
Damaged materials Cost of damage up to replacement cost + $20 processing Cost of material + $20 processing Cost of material + $20 processing
Lost materials Cost of material + $20 processing Cost of material + $20 processing Cost of material + $20 processing
Billed material+ Cost of material + $20 processing Cost of material + $20 processing Cost of material + $20 processing

+Billed at 40 days overdue

Videos from the General Collection

  Students Community Faculty/Staff
Damaged materials Cost of damage up to replacement cost + $20 processing Cost of material + $20 processing Cost of material + $20 processing + any accrued fines
Lost materials Cost of material + $20 processing Cost of material + $20 processing Cost of material + $20 processing
Billed material+ Cost of material + $20 processing + $15 billing fee Cost of material + $20 processing + $25 billing fee Cost of material + $20 processing + $15 billing fee

+Billed at 21 days overdue

Popular Videos

  Students Community Faculty/Staff
Damaged materials Cost of damage up to replacement cost + $20 processing Cost of material + $20 processing Cost of material + $20 processing + any accrued fines
Lost materials Cost of material + $20 processing Cost of material + $20 processing Cost of material + $20 processing
Billed material+ Cost of material + $20 processing + $15 overdue fine Cost of material + $20 processing + $25 overdue fine Cost of material + $20 processing + $15 overdue fine

+Billed at 21 days overdue

Reserves and Non-rental Telecourses

  Students Community Faculty/Staff
Damaged materials Cost of damage up to replacement cost + $20 processing Cost of material + $20 processing Cost of material + $20 processing + any accrued fines
Lost materials Cost of material + $20 processing Cost of material + $20 processing Cost of material + $20 processing
Billed material+ Cost of material + $20 processing + $50 overdue fine Cost of material + $20 processing + $50 overdue fine Cost of material + $20 overdue fine

+Billed at 14 days overdue

Circulation Desk Videos

  Students Community Faculty/Staff
Damaged materials Cost of damage up to replacement cost + $20 processing Cost of material + $20 processing Cost of material + $20 processing + any accrued fines
Lost materials Cost of material + $20 processing Cost of material + $20 processing Cost of material + $20 processing
Billed material+ Cost of material + $20 processing + $50 overdue fine Cost of material + $20 processing + $25 overdue fine Cost of material + $20 overdue fine

+Billed at 14 days overdue

Group Rooms+

  Students Community Faculty/Staff
Damaged materials Cost of damage up to replacement cost + $20 processing Cost of damage + $20 processing Cost of damage + $20 processing + any accrued fines
Lost materials Cost of material + $20 processing Cost of material + $20 processing Cost of material + $20 processing
Billed material+ Cost of material + $20 processing Cost of material + $20 processing Cost of material

+Billed at 14 days overdue

Student Laptops+

  Students
Damaged materials Cost of damage up to replacement cost
Lost materials Cost of equipment
Billed material+ Cost of equipment

+Billed at 3 days overdue

Faculty/Staff Laptops+

  Faculty/Staff
Damaged materials Cost of damage up to replacement cost
Lost materials Cost of equipment
Billed material+ Cost of equipment

+Billed at 7 days overdue

Equipment for Student Checkout+

  Students
Damaged materials Cost of damage up to replacement cost + $20 processing fee
Lost materials Cost of equipment + $20 processing fee
Billed material+ Cost of equipment + $20 processing fee

+Billed at 14 days overdue

Equipment for Faculty/Staff Checkout

  Faculty/Staff
Damaged materials Cost of damage up to replacement cost
Lost materials Cost of equipment
Billed material Cost of equipment

Claims Returned

If there is an item on your Library record which you believed to be returned, please contact Circulation Services to initiate a "Claims Returned."

Payment of Fees

Library fines and fees may be paid in person at the Circulation Desk using cash, check, or credit/debit cards, or over the phone using a credit card.

Privacy

The Library values the privacy of our borrowers. For that reason we cannot answer questions about accounts other than your own. Thanks for your understanding.

  • URL: https://library.cod.edu/borrowing/terms
  • Last Updated: Sep 17, 2020 10:43 AM
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