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Faculty & Staff Loan Policies

Faculty & Staff Loan Policies

What items can I check out from the library?

  • Materials from all circulating collections
  • Books and videos from other libraries through MOBIUS or Interlibrary Loan
  • Articles from other libraries (generally sent electronically)


How many items can I have checked out at one time?

  • Faculty and staff may have 100 items checked out at one time.
    • Ten of those 100 items can be audio books, CDs, video games, kits and DVDs.
    • 20 of those 100 items can be MOBIUS items.

How long can I keep checked out items?

  • Faculty and staff may keep books from the main collection for 26 weeks, and may renew them twice.
  • Books from the children’s collection, best sellers, government documents, audio books, or MOBIUS may be kept for 4 weeks, and may be renewed twice.
  • CDs, video games, kits, and DVDs may be kept for 2 weeks, and may be renewed twice.
  • Cameras, and digital projectors may be kept for 3 days, and may not be renewed.
  • Telescope may be kept for 7 days and may not be renewed.
  • Reserves are subject to different checkout lengths ranging from 2 hours to 7 days and may not be renewed.
  • Due dates for items borrowed through Interlibrary Loan are determined by the lending library.

How do I renew my materials?

  • Online through "My Library Account" on the library's homepage - requires Southeast key and password.
  • By phone at 573.651.2232.
  • By email at or in person.
  • To request a renewal for an item borrowed through Interlibrary Loan, please email the Interlibrary Loan Office. The lending library determines whether a renewal is possible.

What happens if I return the items late?

  • Please visit our Fines and Fees Policy for details for late or unreturned items. If you have questions about fees for billed, overdue, lost or damaged library materials, please contact or call 573.651.2232.

Revised 6/2/2021