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Last Updated: May 27, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Circulating Materials


Loan period: 1 week (can be renewed)

Overdue: 3-day grace period beyond due date before fine is charged.

Fine: $.50 / day / item, up to maximum of $25.



Loan period: 2 days (can be renewed)

Overdue: no grace period.

Fine: $.50 / day / item, up to maximum of $25.



Loan period: 1 week (can be renewed)

Overdue: no grace period.

Fine: $.50 / day /item

Reference materials and scholarly journals cannot be checked out.




Loan period: 2 hours, in or out of the library (can be renewed).



A maximum of 2 books can be checked out 1 hour before the library closes and are due 1 hour after the library opens the next day. No renewals. During exam periods, students can sign up during the day to check out materials overnight.

Fine: $2 / hour / item, up to $10 / day, up to maximum of $50.




Loan period: reserves: 2 hours (can be renewed); laptops, iPads, and calculators: 4 hours (can be renewed).  Laptops and iPads must remain in the building at all times.

Onsite use only: skulls, BIOs (faculty excepted), trial lens sets, vision therapy kits


Please Note

Circulation policies for faculty, residents, and staff may vary. Contact the Library at or 617-587-5589.

If an item is lost or damaged, you are responsible for the replacement cost of the item plus a $15 processing fee.

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