|How do I borrow a book?
Any student or faculty member with a valid CMSV ID card may borrow materials from the Elizabeth
Seton Library. New patrons must present their CMSV ID card at the Library to register and receive a bar code. Overdue books are fined 25 cents per day.
- Books on reserve may be borrowed for two hours by any student or faculty member with a valid CMSV ID.
- Books on reserve do not leave the library
What is the DVD borrowing policy?
Patrons may borrow up to 3 DVDs at a time. DVDs circulate for 7 days.
Overdue DVDs are fined $1 per day.
When are my books
Students and Staff: four-week loan, with one
four-week renewal. Due dates are stamped on the back of
Faculty: fifteen-week loan.
All books are due back at the end of semester.
Items on Reserve:
All patrons: two-hour loan, with possible
renewal pending waiting list. Patrons may borrow 2 items on reserve at a time (books, DVDs, CDs, craft kits, etc.). Items on reserve can be used
only within the library.
Can I Take Out Reference
Books, Magazines/Journals or Newspapers?
No. These items are only for use within the library.
Can I Renew My Book?
Any patron may renew any circulating book before its due date, provided that a hold has not been put on that book by another patron. Renewal loan period is the same as the initial loan period. Books may be renewed at the Library circulation desk.
Books Can I Check Out?
Patrons may borrow a maximum of 20 books at a time. Patrons
may borrow up to 2 items on reserve at a time.
The book I need is checked out! Can
I place a hold on it?
Any patron can put a hold on a circulating book that is
currently checked out. Holds may be placed
in person at the Library Circulation Desk. A book with a hold placed on it cannot be renewed. Holds cannot be placed on books on Reserve. When the book you place on hold is available, you will be notified. The book will be held at the Circulation Desk for five days.
Do I Have to Pay Fines on an Overdue
Yes. Overdue items accrue fines. Overdue notices are sent via email to patrons' official CMSV email accounts. Outstanding fines will prevent students from registering, graduating or receiving transcripts.
What If I Lose an Item?
Books: Patrons must pay the replacement cost of the book,
plus a non-refundable $5.00 service charge. If a patron
replaces a lost book with new copy of the same book, the
Library will waive the item fee, but NOT the $5.00 service
DVDs: Patrons must pay the replacement cost of the DVD, plus a non-refundable $5.00 service charge. If a patron replaces the DVD with a new copy of the same DVD, the Library will wavie the item fee, but NOT the $5.00 service charge.