Library Policies

Pastors

LIBRARY CARD

Issued at the library, at no charge; good for 1 year.  The card is to be used only by the pastor; family members may borrow materials if they purchase a General Patron card ($10/year).

CHECKOUT PERIOD

21 days.

RENEWAL
PERIOD

21 days; may be renewed twice if there is no hold on the book.

CHECKOUT LIMITS  

A maximum of 5 books may be checked out at any time.

OVERDUE FINES

$.25 per day per book.

UNRETURNED MATERIALS

You will be billed for replacement of item(s), plus $10 processing fee per item.
INTERLIBRARY LOANS

Requested items (books or articles) will be available in 1 - 2 weeks.  Use the online form at www.jbu.edu/library.   There is a $2.00 fee per transaction.

RESEARCH QUESTIONS

May be phoned in or sent electronically, using the online form at the library website, IM, text, or email:  spaschold@jbu.edu.

VIDEOS, DVDs

Videos and DVDs do not circulate.  Video and DVD players are available in the library.

COPIER 

Ask at the circulation desk.  Copies are $.10 per page.

COMPUTER LAB     

Several computers are available in the library for word processing and Internet access.  There may be a time limit on computer use if students are waiting.

ONLINE RESOURCES

A number of web-based and CD-ROM resources are available, including the American Theological Library Association collection of full-text journals, the Christian Periodical Index, and Luther’s Works.  Ask the library staff for access assistance.

ARCHIVES   

Documents, artifacts, and special collections available for research; materials must be used in library.  Located in LRC 150; call for hours.

 

The library staff will assist you with your information needs.  Don't hesitate to ask if you have a question.