Library Policies

Undergraduate Students

LIBRARY CARD

USE JBU ID card.

CHECKOUT PERIOD

21 days.

RENEWAL
PERIOD

Renewal period is 21 days.  May be renewed twice if there is no hold on the book; renewable by phone or email:  library@jbu.edu.  May have up to 10 books 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 will be available in 1 - 2 weeks.  Request items in person or by mail, phone, fax, or email (simones@jbu.edu) or use the online form at the library web site.

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.

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.

 

EBSCO Academic Search Elite (full-text articles in all disciplines)

ProQuest Direct(full-text articles in all disciplines)

Gale Online Resources (full-text articles in all disciplines)

ABI Inform (full-text business articles)

ATLAS (full-text theology articles and index)

BioOne (full-text biology articles)

Britannica Online (encyclopedia)

Business Source Elite (full-text business articles)

Christian Periodical Index Online

Communication & Mass Media (full-text journalism and broadcasting articles)

Gallup (public opinion polls)

HealthSource (full-text health articles)

Legal Collection (full-text legal articles)

LexisNexis Academic (business and legal information)

MLA International Bibliography(literary index)

Newspaper Source (regional newspapers)

Professional Development Collection (full-text education journals)

PsycInfo (psychology index)

WorldCat(worldwide book catalog)