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Format Quantity Loan Period Renewals
Books 8 3 weeks 1
Topic Books  3 1 week 1
ESL Readers 3 3 weeks 1
Journals (back issues) 2 1 week 0
Media (DVDs, CDs, etc.) 3 1 week 1
iPads 1 1 week 0
Electronic Equipment 1 1 day (overnight) 0
Course Reserves* 1 Varies 0

*In-library use reserve material is due back before students leave the library (after 2 hours or 4 hours). Reserve material that circulates outside the Library have varying due periods, depending on the title (24 or 48 hours).

  • The library may request that an item already checked out for a period of time, and required by another borrower, or for a course, be returned to the library. 
  • Students are responsible for all materials checked out on their account and in the event of loss, will be liable for replacement fees.
  • Fines are not imposed on overdue material but overdue items will result in borrowing privileges being suspended.
  • Students with overdue material or outstanding bills at the end of the semester will not be able to register for classes, receive their grades and/or diplomas until the material is returned, and outstanding bills are paid.
  • Students are responsible for returning all material checked out on their name. 
Format Quantity Loan Period Renewals
Books 12 3 weeks 1
Topic Books 3 1 week 1
ESL Readers 3 3 weeks 1
Journals (back issues 3 1 week 0
Media (DVDs, CDs, etc.) 3 1 week 1
iPads 1 1 week 0
Electronic Equipment 1 1 day (overnight) 0
Course Reserves* 1 Varies 0

*In-library use reserve material is due back before students leave the library (after 2 hours or 4 hours). Reserve material that circulate outside the Library have varying due periods, depending on the title (24 or 48 hours).

  • The library may request that an item already checked out for a period of time, and required by another borrower, or for a course, be returned to the library. 
  • Graduate students are responsible for all materials checked out on their account and in the event of loss or damage, will be liable for replacement fees.
  • Fines are not imposed on overdue material but overdue items will result in borrowing privileges being suspended.
  • Graduate students are responsible for returning all material checked out on their name.
  • Graduate students with overdue material or outstanding bills at the end of the semester will not be able to register for classes, receive their grades and/or diplomas until the material is returned and outstanding bills are paid. 

 

Format Quantity Loan Period Renewals
Books 50 Semester 1 (winter break)
Topic Books 3 1 week 1
 ESL Readers 3 3 weeks 1
Journals (back issues) 5 1 week 0
Journals (current issues) On request 1 day 0
Media (DVDs, CDs, etc.) 3 2 weeks 1
Reference titles On request 1 day 0
Faculty textbooks As required Semester As required
Course Reserve As required Varies 0
  • The library may request that an item already checked out for a period of time, and required by another borrower, or for a course, be returned to the library. 
  • Faculty are responsible for all materials checked out on their account and in the event of loss or damage, will be liable for replacement fees.
  • Faculty may assign another member of staff or enrolled student to check-out material(s) on their behalf. Please email and inform the Circulation Supervisor to arrange for this. Proxy requests will be documented on library accounts.
Format Quantity Loan Period Renewals
Books 15 Semester 0
Topic Books 3 1 week 1
ESL Readers 3 3 weeks 1
Journals (back issues) 5 1 week 0
Media (DVDs, CDs, etc.) 3 2 weeks 1
Faculty textbooks As required Semester As required
Course Reserves As required Varies 0
  • The library may request that an item already checked out for a period of time, and required by another borrower, or for a course, be returned to the library. 
  • Adjunct faculty are responsible for all materials checked out on their account and in the event of loss or damage, will be liable for replacement fees.
  • Adjunct faculty are responsible for returning all material checked out on their name. 
Format Quantity Loan Period Renewals
Books 15 3 weeks 1
Topic Books 3 1 week 1
 ESL Readers 3 3 weeks 1
Journals (back issues) 3 1 week 0
Media (DVDs, CDs, etc.) 3 2 weeks 1
  • The library may request that an item already checked out for a period of time, and required by another borrower, or for a course, be returned to the library. 
  • Staff are responsible for all materials checked out on their account and in the event of loss or damage, will be liable for replacement fees.
  • Staff are responsible for returning all material checked out on their name.

 

Format Quantity Loan Period Renewals
Books 15 3 weeks 1
Media (DVDs, CDs, etc.) 3 1 week 0
  • The library may request that an item already checked out for a period of time, and required by another borrower, or for a course, be returned to the library. 
  • Spouses and children (over 16) may check–out media and books from the general collection on the staff or faculty member's family library account. 
  • Staff and faculty should email the Circulation Supervisor to arrange for this.
  • A record of family membership will be recorded on the main sponsor’s library account.
  • Staff and faculty remain responsible for all materials checked out on their accounts and in the event of loss or damage, will be liable for the replacement fee.
  • Staff and faculty remain responsible for returning all material checked out on their accounts.

 

Format Quantity Loan Period Renewals
Books 3 3 weeks 1
Media (DVDs, CDs, etc.) 1 1 week 0

Borrowing privileges are available for alumni who register annually with the Library.

Please complete and submit an application form

  • The library may request that an item already checked out for a period of time, and required by another borrower, or for a course, be returned to the library. 
  • AUD alumni have access to in-house use of the library’s physical collection, reference services, and may access library databases on site. 
  • Off-campus use of the library’s electronic databases, and as per the Library’s license agreements, is not available.
  • Wi-Fi access is available and printing and scanning facilities are available for a fee, payable at the Finance Department. 
  • Study rooms are reserved for the exclusive use of enrolled students during term time.
  • Alumni who have registered for borrowing privileges are responsible for all materials checked out on their account and in the event of loss or damage, will be liable for replacement fees.
  • Fines are not imposed on overdue material but overdue items will result in borrowing privileges being suspended and the possible suspension of other services, including requests for transcripts, until the material is returned, and outstanding bills are paid.
  • Alumni are responsible for returning all material checked out on their name. 
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