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Loan Periods

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Library services have been impacted by COVID-19. Contactless pickup service is now available. For details, see Library Services During COVID-19

During COVID-19: Fall 2020

Note: This chart applies to library materials that are borrowed during the fall 2020 semester. Due dates for Smith students borrowing Smith books is 1 semester or 90 days, whichever is longer. Semester-long loans are due January 15, 2021.

Most books can be renewed online. See Library Services During COVID-19 for information on how to request books.

Patron Type Smith Books Five College Books Burack Bound Periodicals DVD/Videos
SC Undergrad 1 semester or 90 days 90 days 1 semester not available not available
SC Grad & Thesis 1 semester or 90 days 90 days 1 semester not available not available
SSW Students Due early June 90 days Due early June not available not available
SC Faculty & Staff 1 year 90 days 1 semester override required not available
SC Affiliates / Alumnae not available not available not available not available not available
FC Students 90 days 90 days 28 days not available not available
FC Faculty & Staff 90 days 90 days 28 days not available not available
Area Residents not available not available not available not available not available

Young Library

Note: Some items may be held at the Five College Library Annex.

Patron Type Books Burack Reserves Bound Periodicals DVD/Videos
SC Undergrad 90 days 4 weeks 3 hours 1 week 1 week
SC Grad & Thesis 1 semester 4 weeks 3 hours 1 week 1 week
SSW Students Summer: 1 week
(or due early June)
4 weeks 3 hours 1 week 1 week
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 90 days 4 weeks 3 hours onsite use 1 week
FC Faculty & Staff 90 days 4 weeks 3 hours onsite use 1 week
Area Residents 4 weeks 4 weeks N/A onsite use onsite use
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Hillyer Art Library

Patron Type Books Art Restricted Locked Stacks Reserves Bound Periodicals Art Media
SC Undergrad 90 days 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 90 days onsite use onsite use 3 hours onsite use 1 week
SC Faculty & Staff 1 year 1 year onsite use 3 hours 1 week 1 week
SC Affiliates / Alumnae 4 weeks onsite use onsite use 3 hours onsite use 1 week
FC Students 90 days 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 N/A onsite use onsite use

Josten Performing Arts Library

Note: Some items may be held at the Five College Library Annex.

Patron Type Books/Scores Treasure Cases Reserves Bound Periodicals LPs/CDs DVDs/Videos
SC Undergrad 90 days 3 hours 3 hours 1 week 1 week 1 week
SC Grad & Thesis 1 semester 3 hours 3 hours 1 week 1 week 1 week
SSW Students 90 days 3 hours 3 hours 1 week 1 week 1 week
SC Faculty 1 year 1 week 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 1 week 1 week
FC Students 90 days 3 hours 3 hours onsite use 1 week 1 week
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 N/A onsite use onsite use onsite use