Baron-Forness Library
200 Tartan Drive
Edinboro, PA 16444
(814) 732-2273

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Circulation Services

 

Circulation Services
Contact: 
     Circulation Desk: 814-732-2273
     Circulation Supervisor: Ms. Judy Wilson, 814-732-2273
     Course Reserves: Ms. Stephanie Ambro 814-732-2273

Located to the left as you enter the library, the Circulation Desk is responsible for the circulation of all library materials, including course reserves.

HOURS          LOAN PERIODS          BORROWING
RENEWALS          FINES          RESERVES


HOURS

Our hours of operation vary during holidays and between semesters.  Please call the Circulation Desk if you wish to visit us at those times.

Fall and Spring Semesters
Monday - Thursday...........8 am - midnight
Friday..................................8 am - 6 pm
Saturday ............................9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday...............................1:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Summer Sessions
Monday - Thursday..............8 am - 10 pm
Friday.....................................8 am - 6 pm
Sunday .................................2 pm - 10 pm

LOAN PERIODS
For books, the loan periods are as follows:

Undergraduate Students and Area Residents..........3 weeks
Graduate Students, Faculty and Staff..........................3 months

For other items, the loan periods are:
Compact Discs......................................................1 week
Curriculum Materials............................................3 weeks
DVDs........................................................................1 week
Periodicals (Magazines & Journals)..................Do not circulate
Reference Books...................................................Do not circulate
Reserve Materials..................................................Varies by item
VHS Tapes..............................................................1 week

All items include a grace period of one week.

BORROWING
- YOU MUST HAVE UNIVERSITY ID TO CHECKOUT MATERIALS.
- Patrons are responsible for due dates.
- Area Residents
     a. Residents of Erie, Crawford and Warren Counties over the age of 18 are eligible.
     b. Present a valid Driver's License or state issued ID with a current home address.
     c. No fee.
- Confidentiality
The Baron-Forness Library is governed by Pennsylvania Act 1984-90, Section 428 Library Circulation Records, which states, "Records related to the circulation of library materials which contain the names or other personally identifying details regarding the users of the State Library or any other local library which is established or maintained under any law of the Commonwealth or the library of any university, college, or educational institution chartered by the Commonwealth or the library of any public school or branch reading room, deposit station or agency operated in connection therewith, shall be confidential and shall not be made available to anyone except by a court order in a criminal proceeding."

E-Z Borrow
- For borrowing BOOKS ONLY
- Items are sent at lending library's discretion
- Loan period varies by lending institution

Books Direct
- For borrowing BOOKS ONLY
- Online students only - living more than 30 miles from Edinboro University of PA

RENEWALS
- Items may be renewed online or by telephone 24-hours a day by calling 732-2273.
- Patrons are responsible for due dates.

FINES
- Responsible for your due date
- All fines are non-refundable
- 1 week Grace Period
- $0.15 per day per item (Retroactive after Grace Period if books are not renewed or returned)
- Maximum $10
- Notices
     1st - 1 week before due date as a courtesy reminder
     2nd - Day after due date
     After 37 days, item(s) automatically go to "Lost" status
     3 months of "Lost" status, account is transferred to Accounting Office
- Reserve fines vary
- Lost Items
     Items go to "Lost" status 37 days after due date
     $50 minimum (prices vary depending upon item)
     $5 processing fee
 

RESERVES
- E-Reserves (Docutek)
- Hard copies are shelved at the Circulation Desk
- YOU MUST PRESENT A VALID UNIVERSITY ID TO CHECK-OUT MATERIALS.
- Fair Use Guidelines
Fair use allows for limited copying of copyrighted material for personal use. Your interpretation of what constitutes fair use may not be the same as that of the copyright holder. Fair use depends upon four general factors: (1) the purpose and character of your use; (2) the nature of the copyrighted material; (3) the amount of material used; and (4) the effect of the use upon the potential market.
- The Baron-Forness Library takes no responsibility for Copyright Infringement.
- It is the responsibility of Faculty members to obtain permission to use copyrighted materials.

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