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Borrowing Information

Material Type
Borrowing Period
Daily Fine
Books
4 weeks 
1 renewal available
Item limit: 20 
No daily fine!
Open Stack DVDs
1 week 
Item limit: 5
$1/day
Closed Reserve DVDs
Library use only (DVDs will be checked out to the patron's account if viewing in library)
$1/day
Course Reserve
Library/lobby use only (4 hours)
$1/day
Open Reserve
Library use only
N/A
Closed Reserve
Library use only
N/A
Periodicals
Current issues are Library use only
Back-dated issues may be checked out for 1 week
Item limit: 5
$1/day
Vertical File Materials
Library use only 
N/A
Material Samples
1 week 
Item limit: 5
Materials cannot be cut, glued, or altered and must be returned in the condition they were checked out. Damaged, altered, and lost materials will result in a $20 replacement fine.
$1/day

All lost or unreturned items will be charged the replacement cost of the item. No borrowing is allowed for accounts owing $15 or more. Accounts must be paid in full in order to receive transcripts upon graduation.
Material Type
Borrowing Period
Books
1 semester (20 total check out max)
Open Stack DVDs
1 week (5 total check out max)
Closed Reserve DVDs
1 week (case-by-case basis, requires Library staff approval)
Course Reserve
2 days
Open Reserve
2 days
Closed Reserve
Library use only
Periodicals
Current issues are Library use only - back issues may be checked out for 1 week (10 total check out max)
Vertical File Materials
2 weeks
Material Samples
1 week (5 total check out max)

All lost or unreturned items will be charged the replacement cost of the item. Overdue fines do not apply to faculty and staff.
Material Type
Borrowing Period
Daily Fine
Books
2 weeks (5 total checkout max)
.20/day
Open Stack DVDs
1 week (3 total checkout max)
$1/day
Closed Reserve DVDs
Library use only
N/A
Course Reserve
Library use only
N/A
Open Reserve
Library use only
N/A
Closed Reserve
Library use only
N/A
Periodicals
Library use only
N/A
Vertical File Materials
Library use only
N/A
Material Samples
Library use only
N/A
All lost or unreturned items will be charged the replacement cost. No borrowing is allowed for accounts owing $15 or more. 

Please note: During the COVID pandemic, access to the Library is restricted to current CCS members only.

Guests from outside of the CCS community are welcome to browse the Library’s collection. Guests may press the button on the intercom at the front of the Manoogian Visual Resource Center to be request access to the building. Guests do not have borrowing privileges, but are welcome to utilize print materials within the building. Guests are able to connect to CCS’s guest wifi with their own laptop, tablet, or smartphone devices. Guests do not have access to the computers housed in the Library.

Recalled Books

If you receive an email notification that a book you have checked out has been placed on hold by another patron, it must be returned within seven days. Fines will be $1/day for books not returned within that time frame.

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