Borrowers must present their library card at the time of transaction in order to borrow circulating and reserve materials. Library cards may be obtained and/or replaced in person at the Circulation Desk. Patrons are responsible for all items on their library account.
Patrons are expected to return materials on or before the due date assigned at checkout. Patrons wishing to keep items longer should request renewal before their due date. Renewals can be requested by logging into your library account in the library catalog, calling the Circulation Desk at 410-777-2238, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org from your MyAACC address.
Borrowers should notify the Circulation Desk of any address changes to ensure receipt of overdue notices. Keeping an item for 30 days past its due date will result in a bill for its replacement and a hold on student records, which will prevent the student from adding or dropping classes and obtaining grades or transcripts until the item is returned in good condition or paid for. (For some high-value items, a hold may be placed on student records as soon as the item is overdue.)
Certain materials, including reserve and technology items, incur overdue fines. All lost or damaged items must be paid for by the borrower. Unresolved accounts may be forwarded to a collection agency, in which case you will be held responsible for all fines, reasonable attorney's fees and collection costs.
Reserve texts and audiovisual items may be borrowed from the Circulation Desk. Most reserve items may be used inside the library for three hours, though some are available for overnight checkout.
Fines for overdue materials in this category accumulate per item on either an hourly or daily basis. Fine rates are printed on the label of each item. Most reserve materials are not eligible for renewal.
Faculty members may place items on reserve by visiting the Circulation Desk or submitting the Course Reserve Request Form.