Loan Policies & Periods

Loan Policies
Library Card All borrowers must present a valid Smith OneCard, other Smith Library card, or Five College ID - See Who Can Borrow for more information.
Update your Borrower Account at any library service desk.
Non-Circulating Items Reference materials, newspapers, microforms, unbound periodical issues, Rare Books, and books in the Caverno Room, Neilson Browsing Room and Reading Room - use onsite.
Recall Most circulating items are subject to recall after 2 weeks.

Neilson Library

Patron Type Books Burack/Multicultural Reserves Bound Periodicals DVDS/Videos
SC Undergrad 4 weeks 4 weeks 3 hours 1 week 1 week

SC Grad & Thesis

1 semester 4 weeks 3 hours 1 week 1 week
SSW Students See Loan Policies & Periods: SSW Students
SC Faculty & Staff 1 year 4 weeks 3 hours 1 week 1 week
SC Affiliates / Alumnae 4 weeks 4 weeks 3 hours onsite use 1 week
FC Students 4 weeks 4 weeks 3 hours onsite use 5 days
FC Faculty & Staff 90 days 4 weeks 3 hours onsite use 5 days
Area Residents 4 weeks 4 weeks 3 hours onsite use onsite use
See Purchasing a Library Card

 

Young Science Library

Patron Type Books Maps Reserves Bound Periodicals Science Media
SC Undergrad 4 weeks 4 weeks 3 hours onsite use 4 weeks
SC Grad & Thesis 1 semester 1 semester 3 hours onsite use 1 semester
SSW Students See Loan Policies & Periods: SSW Students
SC Faculty & Staff 1 year 1 year 3 hours onsite use 1 year
SC Affiliates/ Alumnae 4 weeks onsite use 3 hours onsite use 4 weeks
FC Students 4 weeks onsite use 3 hours onsite use 4 weeks
FC Faculty & Staff 90 days onsite use 3 hours onsite use 4 weeks
Area Residents 4 weeks onsite use 3 hours onsite use 4 weeks
See Purchasing a Library Card

 

Hillyer Art Library

Patron Type Books Art Restricted Locked Stacks Reserves Bound Periodicals Art Media
SC Undergrad 4 weeks onsite use onsite use 3 hours onsite use 1 week
SC Grad & Thesis 1 semester onsite use onsite use 3 hours onsite use 1 week
SSW Students See Loan Policies & Periods: SSW Students
SC Faculty & Staff 1 year 1 year onsite use 3 hours 1 year 1 week
SC Affiliates/ Alumnae 4 weeks onsite use onsite use 3 hours onsite use 1 week
FC Students 4 weeks onsite use onsite use 3 hours onsite use 1 week
FC Faculty & Staff 90 days onsite use onsite use 3 hours onsite use 1 week
Area Residents onsite use onsite use onsite use 3 hours onsite use onsite use
See Purchasing a Library Card

 

Josten Performing Arts Library

Patron Type Books/Scores Treasure Cases Reserves Bound Periodicals CDs DVDs/Videos
SC Undergrad

4 weeks

3 hours 3 hours 1 week 3 days 5 days
SC Grad & Thesis 1 semester 3 hours 3 hours 1 week 3 days 5 days
SSW Students See Loan Policies & Periods: SSW Students
SC Faculty 1 year 48 hours 3 hours 1 week 1 week 1 week
SC Staff 1 year 3 hours 3 hours 1 week 1 week 1 week
SC Affiliates/ Alumnae 4 weeks 3 hours 3 hours onsite use 3 days 5 days
FC Students 4 weeks 3 hours 3 hours onsite use 3 days 5 days
FC Faculty & PhD Students 90 days 3 hours 3 hours onsite use 1 week 1 week
FC Staff 90 days 3 hours 3 hours onsite use 1 week 1 week
Area Residents onsite use onsite use onsite use onsite use onsite use onsite use
See Purchasing a Library Card