Loan Periods

BGSU Items

Borrowing Periods and Renewals for BGSU Material
(all items are subject to recall)

Patron Type Items Policy

BGSU Undergraduates

BGSU Main Stacks items

3 weeks, unlimited renewals.

All items must be physically presented for renewal at the end of each semester.

BGSU Graduate students

Classified staff

BGSU Main Stacks items

Items due at uniform date at end of semester, unlimited renewals.

Online renewal is available for the end of Summer and Fall semesters.

All items must be physically presented for renewal at the end of each academic year.

BGSU Faculty

Administrative staff

BGSU Main Stacks items

Items due at uniform date at end of the academic year (mid-May), unlimited renewals.

Online renewal is available for continuing faculty and staff.

Courtesy Card Patrons

BGSU Main Stacks items

3 weeks, unlimited renewals.

All items must be physically presented for renewal at the end of each semester.

All Patrons

Items from other collections and libraries

Loan periods differ by collection and other restrictions.
Check with the library or special collection directly.

Check due dates online by using My Library.

Have a Question? Contact the Circulation Desk at 419-372-2051 or email circdesk@bgsu.edu.

OhioLINK Items

Patron Type Loan Time Renewals* Number of items Overdue fines
General material Media General material Media

BGSU Undergraduates

3 weeks

1 week

6 renewals*

3

50 OhioLINK items borrowed

$.50 per item, per day

Graduate students and staff

3 weeks

1 week

6 renewals*

3

200 OhioLINK items borrowed

$.50 per item, per day

Faculty

6 weeks

1 week

6 renewals*

3

200 OhioLINK items borrowed

$.50 per item, per day

Courtesy Card Borrowers

3 weeks

1 week

6 renewals*

3

5 OhioLINK items on record - includes items requested, checked-out, and in returned status

$.50 per item, per day

*Items may only be renewed if there is no hold on the item at the time of renewal.

SearchOhio Items

Patron Type Loan Time Renewals* Number of items Overdue fines
General material Media General material Media

BGSU Undergraduates

3 weeks

1 week

3 renewals*

3

50 SearchOhio items borrowed

$.50 per item, per day

Graduate students and staff

3 weeks

1 week

3 renewals*

3

200 SearchOhio items borrowed

$.50 per item, per day

Faculty

3 weeks

1 week

3 renewals*

3

200 SearchOhio items borrowed

$.50 per item, per day

Courtesy Card Borrowers

3 weeks

1 week

3 renewals*

3

5 SearchOhio items on record - includes items requested, checked-out, and in returned status

$.50 per item, per day

*Items may only be renewed if there is no hold on the item at the time of renewal.