Borrowing Periods by Patron Status

This table contains a revised schedule for borrowing privileges for Morton Library, organized by patron status.

CATEGORYBORROWING PRIVILEGESRENEWALSNUMBER OF ITEMS
Faculty of UPSem and BTSRBooks: due June 1st. Videos, DVDs, other media: 3 weeks. No overdue fines (some exceptions). Borrowing at local academic libraries by reciprocal agreement. Course reserves, ILL services. On-site and remote access to Library databases with login.Can be renewed with assistance at Circulation100 books 15 curricula 6 visual media* 20 audio media** 3 kits 3 games
Students of UPSem and BTSR (not in the Ph.D., Th.M or D.Min. programs)Books: due at end of term. Videos, DVDs, other media: 3 weeks. No overdue fines (some exceptions). Borrowing at local academic libraries by reciprocal agreement. Course reserves, ILL services. On-site and remote access to Library databases with login.Can be renewed with assistance at Circulation50 books 10 curricula 3 visual media* 10 audio media** 2 kits 2 games
Students of UPSem and BTSR enrolled in Ph.D., Th.M. or D.Min. programsBooks: due June 1st. Videos, DVDs, other media: 3 weeks. No overdue fines (some exceptions). Borrowing at local academic libraries by reciprocal agreement. Course reserves, ILL services. On-site and remote access to Library databases with login.Can be renewed with assistance at Circulation100 books 15 curricula 6 visual media* 20 audio media** 3 kits 3 games
Staff of UPSem and BTSRBooks: 3 weeks. Videos, DVDs, other media: 3 weeks. No overdue fines (some exceptions). Borrowing at local academic libraries by reciprocal agreement. ILL services. On-site and remote access to Library databases with login.One renewal10 books 10 curricula 3 visual media* 10 audio media** 2 kits 2 games
Alumni/Alumnae of UPSem, Union-PSCE, Union, PSCE, and BTSR No chargeBooks: 3 weeks. Videos & DVDs: 2 weeks. Other IRC items: 3 weeks. On-site access to databases, plus ATLAS for Alumni/ae.One renewal. For mailing information click HERE.10 books 10 curricula 3 visual media* 10 audio media** 2 kits 2 games
Public members (No charge for those enrolled before 26 April 2008)Books: 3 weeks. Videos & DVDs: 3 weeks. Other IRC items: 3 weeks. On-site access to Library databases.One renewal5 books 10 curricula 3 visual media* 10 audio media** 2 kits 2 games
Extension Members (No charge for those enrolled before 26 April 2008) $30 annuallyBooks: 5 weeks. Videos & DVDs: 4 weeks. Audio recordings: 5 weeks. Curriculum: 5 weeks Includes transit time in the mail. For more information about Extension services, see IRC page.No renewal on visual media items or curriculum One renewal on other items5 books 10 curricula 3 visual media* 10 audio media** 2 kits
Partner Libraries Faculty and Students No chargeBooks: 3 weeks. Videos & DVDs: 3 weeks. Other IRC items: 3 weeks. On-site access to Library databases.One renewal5 books 10 curricula 3 visual media* 10 audio media** 2 kits 2 games
Archival researcher by appointment onlyResearch in Archives and Special Collections. Photocopies or photos only. No borrowing. On-site access to Library databases.N/AN/A
Special paid events for Continuing Education participants, etc.Day pass for research in Library. Photocopies only. No borrowing. On-site access to Library databases.N/AN/A
PCUSA clergy and certified educators and United Methodist clergy $30 annuallyBooks: 3 weeks. Videos & DVDs: 3 weeks. Other IRC items: 3 weeks. On-site access to Library databases.One renewal10 books 10 curricula 3 visual media* 10 audio media** 2 kits 2 games
Clergy, educators and lay leaders serving churches and religious agencies and organizations $50 annuallyBooks: 3 weeks. Videos & DVDs: 3 weeks. Other IRC items: 3 weeks. On-site access to Library databases.One renewal5 books 10 curricula 3 visual media* 10 audio media** 2 kits 2 games

PCUSA or UMC Clergy/Educator : Applicants must present a current letter of authorization from their Executive Presbyter or District Superintendent, indicating that they are in good standing with their presbytery or conference

Other Clergy/Educators and Lay Leaders : Applicants will need to provide either a letter from a religious organization attesting to their role or some other form of evidence, such as contact information on a website

*   Visual media items : either videos or DVDs
**   Audio media items : either tape cassettes or CDs