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About the Library: Faculty/Staff borrowing

Faculty Borrowing Rules

WHO MAY BORROW MATERIALS: Current Westfield State University Faculty and Staff with a valid College ID. 
Borrowing privileges are not transferable to family members.

WHAT MAY BE BORROWED: Book, audiovisual and other materials from the Circulating Collection may be borrowed.

LOAN PERIOD: Books and certain other nonprint materials may be borrowed until the end of the semester in which they are borrowed. Materials borrowed during the summer may be borrowed until the end of the last summer session. 
Renewals may be requested by telephone at 413-572-5231 or completed by logging into your library account online.

Arrangements to borrow Periodicals for short loans may be made at the circulation desk. Reference Materials may be used only in the Library. Reserve Materials circulate only in the Library.

ID CARDS: Faculty and Staff are required to use their College ID card to borrow Library materials.

INTERLIBRARY LOANS: Interlibrary loan materials borrowed from other libraries are due on the indicated date.

RECALL OF MATERIALS: Materials requested to be put on Reserve are subject to immediate recall. Faculty may request immediate recall of materials checked out  to students or staff.

HOLDS: Faculty and staff may place a hold on any materials which are checked out. The Library will notify the patron by telephone or e-mail when the materials become available.

OVERDUE AND LOST MATERIALS: Lost materials billed at the replacement cost of the item plus a $25.00 processing fee. Overdue materials and unpaid replacement bills may result in revocation of Library privileges.

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