Borrowing Privileges

Borrowing privileges vary depending on your campus affiliation. For information on check-out periods, e-access, and fees, see our Circulation Policies.

Library Registration
Graduate students are automatically registered with the Libraries. For any problems with registration, contact the Norlin Circulation Desk at 303-492-7477 or email us at norcirc@colorado.edu.

Your Buff One card or any photo ID will serve as your library card. You must present a photo ID every time you check out library materials. Your library privileges are valid as long as you’re registered as a student at the university.

Loan Periods
Books circulate to graduate students for 180 days (six months) with the exception of journals or short-period loan items. Bound journals circulate for two days and are nonrenewable. Unbound journals circulate only with special permission from the area librarian. Circulation privileges will be revoked if a journal becomes overdue. Return of the journal(s) will reinstate library privileges. A maximum of five journals may be checked out simultaneously. Graduate students may have up to 300 items checked out on their account.

Interlibrary Loan and Prospector Privileges
Graduate Students may use both Prospector and Interlibrary Loan free of charge to order materials not owned by the University Libraries. Prospector may also be used to order checked-out materials.

My Chinook
"My Chinook", a feature located on the Chinook Catalog, serves as an access point to your library account. After your IdentiKey authentication, you may renew your own books, place or cancel holds, create preferred searches and use other Chinook services.

If you’re unable to access your My Chinook account, call the main Circulation Desk at 303-492-7477, or email us at norcirc@colorado.edu.

Renewals
Most books may be renewed for an unlimited number of times, unless recalled by another patron. Books may be renewed in any of the following ways:

Fines
We print a receipt for all books checked out at one time, indicating the due date for each item. These dates may vary with item type. Effective July 1, 2005, there will no fines for most materials. Reserves, recalled books, and some other collections will still generate fines.

Should you be billed for an item and later return it, there’s a non-refundable service charge of $10.00 per item. Various notices will be sent out reminding you to renew or return your books before a bill is generated.

All library communication with regular students is via email. The University recognizes email as the official mode of communication for the Campus.

Overdue Requested Items

Per item

$2.00/day

$40 maximum

Reserve Circulation

2-, 4-, 24-, 72-hour items

$2.00/hour

$40 maximum

Recalls
If a book is checked out to another patron, you may request that the Circulation staff place a recall (advance the due date of the item and notify you when it’s returned). If the book is due in more than two weeks, the due date is changed to 10 days from the time the recall was placed. When the item is returned, we’ll email you a notice indicating that it’s available for pickup. You may also initiate a recall through Chinook by using the Recall/Hold button.

If a book that you’ve checked out is requested by another borrower, you’ll be notified by email of the adjusted due date. This new due date is the latest that you can return materials before your library account is blocked and recall fines begin to accrue. As long as there’s a recall on the book you can’t renew it.

Traces
If you’re unable to locate a book in the stacks and there’s no record of it having been checked out, you may request that the Circulation staff search for the item. This usually takes several days. After the trace is completed, you’ll be notified by mail concerning the status of the book.

Revocation of Privileges
Circulation privileges will be revoked for anyone who has one or more overdue recalled books, or one or more billed items. Charges for books assumed lost and/or overdue fines will be referred to a collection agency as required by Colorado State Law, if unpaid 30 days after the bill due date.

Replacement Charges
Items assumed lost (90 days overdue in most cases; 30 days for short-term checkouts such as bound journals) are billed for replacement at the following rates:

  • Bound Journals
    $400.00
  • Books
    $200.00
  • Government Information
    $ 50.00

If the item is returned, the replacement fee is waived and library privileges are automatically reinstated, but effective July 1, 2005, there will be non-refundable $10.00 service charge per item to cover our billing costs. This service charge applies to all library users.

Returning Books
During library hours, please return books to the appropriate library. After hours, you may use the outside book drops. We encourage patrons to obtain receipts for books returned to our libraries.

We discourage returning our books to off-campus libraries as you may be held responsible if the book doesn’t reach us.

Phone Numbers

All Renewals 303-492-7477
Billing Inquiries 303-492-3698
William M. White Business Library 303-492-8367
Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library 303-492-6133
L.H. Gemmill Engineering, Mathematics & Physics Library 303-492-5396
Howard B. Waltz Music Library 303-492-8093
Norlin Library 303-492-7477

Undergraduate students are automatically registered with the Libraries. For any problems with registration, contact the Norlin Circulation Desk at 303-492-7477 or email us at norcirc@colorado.edu.

Your Buff One card or any photo ID will serve as your library card. You must present a photo ID every time you check out library materials. Your library privileges are valid as long as you’re registered as a student at the university.

Loan Periods
Books circulate to undergraduate students for 28 days with the exception of reserves and short-period loan items. Undergraduate students may have up to 300 items checked out on their account.

Interlibrary Loan and Prospector Privileges
Undergraduate Students may use both Prospector and Interlibrary Loan free of charge to order materials not owned by the University Libraries. Prospector may also be used to order checked-out materials.

My Chinook
"My Chinook," a feature located on the Chinook Catalog, serves as an access point to your library account. After authenticating using your IdentiKey, you may renew your own books, place or cancel holds, create preferred searches and use other Chinook services.

If you’re unable to access your My Chinook account, call the main Circulation Desk at 303-492-7477, or email us at norcirc@colorado.edu.

Renewals
Most books may be renewed for an unlimited number of times, unless recalled by another patron. Books may be renewed in any of the following ways:

Fines
We print a receipt for all books checked out at one time, indicating the due date for each item. These dates may vary with item type. Effective July 1, 2005, there will no fines for most materials. Reserves, recalled books, and other collections will still generate fines. Should you be billed for an item and later return it, there’s a non-refundable service charge of $10.00 per item. We’ll send out notices reminding you to renew or return your books before a bill is generated.

All library communication with regular students is via email. The University recognizes email as the official mode of communication for the Campus.

Overdue Requested Items

Per item

$2.00/day

$40 maximum

Reserve Circulation

2-, 4-, 24-, 72-hour items

$2.00/hour

$40 maximum

Recalls
If a book is checked out to another patron, you may request that the Circulation staff place a recall (advance the due date of the item and notify you when it’s returned). If the book is due in more than two weeks, the due date is changed to 10 days from the time the recall was placed. When the item is returned, we’ll email you a notice indicating that it’s available for pickup. You may also initiate a recall through Chinook by using the Recall/Hold button.

If a book checked out to you is requested by another borrower, we’ll email you with the adjusted due date. This new due date is the latest that you can return materials before your library account is blocked and recalled fines begin to accumulate. As long as there’s a recall on the book, you can’t renew it.

Traces
If you’re unable to locate a book in the stacks and there’s no record of it having been checked out, you may request that the Circulation staff search for the item. This usually takes several days. After the trace is completed, you’ll be notified by mail concerning the status of the book.

Revocation of Privileges
Circulation privileges will be revoked for anyone who has one or more overdue recalled books, or one or more billed items. Charges for books assumed lost and/or overdue fines will be referred to a collection agency if unpaid 30 days after the bill due date, as required by Colorado State Law.

Replacement Charges
Items assumed lost (90 days overdue in most cases; 30 days for short-term checkouts such as reserves) are billed for replacement at the following rates:

  • Books
    $200.00
  • Government Information
    $50.00

If the item is returned, the replacement fee is waived and library privileges are automatically reinstated, but effective July 1, 2005, there will be non-refundable $10.00 service charge per item to cover our billing costs. This service charge applies to all library users.

Returning Books
During library hours, please return books to the appropriate library. After hours, you may use the outside book drops. We encourage patrons to obtain receipts for books returned to University Libraries.

We discourage returning our books to libraries outside CU-Boulder as you may be held responsible if the book doesn’t reach us.

Phone Numbers

All Renewals 303-492-7477
Billing Inquiries 303-492-3698
William M. White Business Library 303-492-8367
Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library 303-492-6133
L.H. Gemmill Engineering, Mathematics & Physics Library 303-492-5396
Howard B. Waltz Music Library 303-492-8093
Norlin Library 303-492-7477

Students enrolled in Continuing Education programs at CU-Boulder are automatically registered with the Libraries. Students in graduate programs (e.g., CAETE, MBA and Executive MBA programs) or enrolled in graduate classes through Continuing Education receive the same privileges as other CU-Boulder graduate students. Similarly, students enrolled in undergraduate classes receive the same privileges as other undergrads.

Library Use and Library Cards
With some exceptions, library materials may be used within the library by anyone. If you wish to take items outside the library, you must apply for borrowing privileges. You can do this at the Norlin Circulation Desk during regular hours. Proof of current enrollment is required (e.g. a senior auditors’ or Buff One card)

Once you’re registered, your Student ID or any photo ID will serve as your library card. You must present your photo ID every time you check out library materials. Your library privileges are valid until the end of the current semester.

Loan Periods
Books circulate to continuing students for 28 days (four weeks) with the exception of short-period loan items. Continuing students may have up to 20 items checked out on their account. A maximum of five reserve items may be borrowed simultaneously.

My Chinook
You may check the due dates of the items you have checked out through "My Chinook" on the Chinook main page. If you have renewal privileges, you may renew your items there if they have not been recalled. Some patron types have a limited number of renewals. Journals can’t be renewed. You’ll need a PIN in order to use this program.

If you’re a CU-Boulder student, use your University assigned PIN. If you’re not a student, leave the PIN field blank and submit your request. You’ll then be asked to create your own PIN.

If you should forget your PIN number, have problems creating one, or your University PIN doesn’t work, please come to the Circulation Desk in Norlin Library and bring your picture ID. Even though we can’t see your existing university PIN number, we can delete it for you so you can create a new one. Some Circulation Desks in branch libraries can also do this.

Renewals
Books may be renewed an unlimited number of times for an additional 28 days. You can renew items three ways:

Fines
We print a receipt all books checked out at one time which indicates the due date for each item. These dates may vary with item type. The library sends one overdue notice as a courtesy reminder. Failure to receive a notice doesn’t waive liability for fines. All library communication with regular students is via email. The University recognizes email as the official mode of communication for the Campus. Non-students will receive notices by mail unless they have submitted an email address upon registration.

Regular circulation

7-day, 28-day books

$0.50/day

$10 maximum

Overdue requested items

Per item

$1.00/day

$20 maximum

Reserve circulation

2-, 4-, 24-, 72-hour items

$1.00/hour

$20 maximum

Recalls
If a book is checked out to another patron, you may request that the Circulation staff recall (advance the due date of the item and notify you when it’s returned) the item(s). If the book is due in more than two weeks, the due date is changed to 10 days from the time the recall was placed. When the item is returned, a notice is mailed or emailed to you indicating that it’s available for pickup. You may also self-initiate a recall through Chinook.

If a book checked out to you is requested by another borrower, we’ll email you with the adjusted due date. This new due date is the latest that you can return materials without incurring fines. As long as there’s a recall on the book you can’t renew it. Fines may be doubled for an overdue recalled book.

Traces
If you’re unable to locate a book in the stacks and there’s no record of its having been checked out, you may request that the Circulation staff search for the item. This usually takes several days. After the trace is completed, you’ll be notified by mail concerning the status of the book.

Revocation of Privileges
Circulation privileges will be automatically revoked for anyone who has one or more books that are overdue by 28 days, one or more overdue books that have been requested by another borrower, or library fines totaling $20.00 or more. Charges for books assumed lost and overdue fines will be referred to a state collection agency if unpaid 30 days after the bill due date. Return of the books(s) and/or paying charges will reinstate library privileges.

Replacement Charges
Items 28 days overdue are assumed lost and billed for replacement at the following rates:

  • Books 
    $200.00
  • Government Information
    $50.00

If the item is returned, the replacement fee is waived and library privileges are automatically reinstated. However, you’ll be billed for any overdue fines. For further information regarding these policies, please call 303-492-0826.

Returning Books
During library hours, please return books to the appropriate library. After hours, you may use the outside book drops. We encourage patrons to obtain receipts for books returned to University Libraries.

We discourage returning our books to libraries outside of CU-Boulder. Fines are calculated based upon the date items are received at the University Libraries.

Phone Numbers

All Renewals 303-492-7477
Billing Inquiries 303-492-3698
William M. White Business Library 303-492-8367
Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library 303-492-6133
L.H. Gemmill Engineering, Mathematics & Physics Library 303-492-5396
Howard B. Waltz Music Library 303-492-8093
Norlin Library 303-492-7477

Library Registration
Faculty and staff are automatically registered with the Libraries shortly after the employment date. For any problems with registration, contact the Norlin Circulation Desk at 303-492-7477 or email us at norcirc@colorado.edu.

Your Buff One card or any photo ID will serve as your library card. You must present a photo ID every time you check out library materialsYour library privileges are valid until termination of employment. Retired faculty and staff have the same privileges as other faculty and staff and are also automatically registered with the Libraries.

Proxy Cards
Only CU-Boulder faculty and staff may authorize a representative to check out materials on his or her account. A Proxy card will be issued upon presentation of a signed letter on letterhead stationary, which states the representative's name and ID number as well as the professor's/staff member's ID number. Proxy cards are valid for one semester and may be renewed at the written request of the faculty or staff member. 

Loan Periods
Books circulate to faculty and staff for 180 days (six months) with the exception of journals or short-period loan items. Bound journals circulate to faculty and staff for two days and are nonrenewable.

Unbound journals circulate only with special permission from the area librarian. Circulation privileges will be revoked if a journal becomes overdue. Return of the journal(s) will reinstate library privileges. A maximum of five journals may be checked out simultaneously. Faculty and staff may have up to 500 items checked out on their account.

Interlibrary Loan and Prospector Privileges
Faculty & Staff may use both Prospector and Interlibrary Loan free of charge to order materials not owned by the University Libraries. Prospector may also be used to order checked-out materials. 

My Chinook
"My Chinook," a feature located on the Chinook Catalog, serves as an access point to your library account. After authenticating using your IdentiKey, you may renew your own books, place or cancel holds, create preferred searches and use other Chinook services.

If you’re unable to access your My Chinook account, call the main Circulation Desk at 303-492-7477, or email us at norcirc@colorado.edu. 

Renewals
Most books may be renewed for an unlimited number of times, unless recalled by another patron. Books may be renewed in any of the following ways:

Recalls
If a book is checked out to another patron, you may request that the Circulation staff recall it for you (advance the due date of the item and notify you when it’s returned). If the book is due in more than two weeks, the due date is changed to 10 days from the time the recall was placed. When the item is returned, we’ll email you a notice indicating that it’s available for pickup. You may also initiate a recall through Chinook by using the Recall/Hold button.

If a book checked out to you is requested by another borrower, we’ll email you with the adjusted due date. This new due date is the latest that you can return materials before your library account is blocked. As long as there’s a recall on the book you can’t renew it.

Traces
If you’re unable to locate a book in the stacks and there’s no record of its having been checked out, you may request that the Circulation staff search for the item. This usually takes several days. After the trace is completed, we’ll email you concerning the status of the book.

Revocation of Privileges
Circulation privileges will be revoked for anyone who has one or more overdue recalled books, or one or more billed items. Charges for books assumed lost and/or overdue fines will be referred to a collection agency if unpaid 30 days after the bill due date, as required by Colorado State Law.

Replacement Charges
Items assumed lost (90 days overdue in most cases; 30 days for short-term checkouts such as bound journals) are billed for replacement at the following rates:

  • Bound Journals
    $400.00
  • Books
    $200.00
  • Government Information
    $50.00 

If the item is returned, the replacement fee is waived and library privileges are automatically reinstated, but effective July 1, 2005, there will be non-refundable $10.00 service charge per item, to cover our billing costs. This service charge applies to all library users.\

Returning Books
During library hours, please return books to the appropriate library. After hours, you may use the outside book drops. We encourage patrons to obtain receipts for books returned to University Libraries.

We discourage returning our books to libraries outside CU-Boulder as you may be held responsible if the book doesn’t reach us.

Phone Numbers

All Renewals 303-492-7477
Billing Inquiries 303-492-3698
William M. White Business Library 303-492-8367
Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library 303-492-6133
L.H. Gemmill Engineering, Mathematics & Physics Library 303-492-5396
Howard B. Waltz Music Library 303-492-8093
Norlin Library 303-492-7477

Library Registration
Faculty are automatically registered with the Libraries shortly after the employment date .Your library privileges are valid until termination of employment. For any problems with registration, contact the Norlin Circulation Desk at 303-492-7477 or email us at norcirc@colorado.edu.

Staff may apply for privileges at the Norlin Circulation Desk during regular hours by presenting your current ID card from UCCS, UCD, or UCHSC.

Once registered, your CU ID will serve as your library card. You must present your photo ID every time you check out library materials. Your library privileges are valid for one year.

Retired faculty and staff have the same privileges as other faculty and staff, and are also automatically registered with the Libraries.

Loan Periods
Books circulate to Faculty and Staff at other University of Colorado campuses for 28 days with the exception of journals or short-period loan items. Faculty and Staff at other University of Colorado campuses may have up to 50 items checked out on their account. 

Interlibrary Loan and Prospector Privileges
Faculty and Staff at other University of Colorado campuses aren’t eligible for either Interlibrary Loan or Prospector privileges through the University of Colorado Boulder. Check with your campus library's interlibrary loan services for assistance. Many Colorado public and academic libraries are members of Prospector. Please ask your local public or academic library about services and policies.

My Chinook
"My Chinook," a feature located in the Chinook Catalog, serves as an access point to your library account. You can use My Chinook to renew your own books, place or cancel holds, create preferred searches and use other Chinook services. You’ll need a PIN Code in order to use this program.

If you don’t currently have a PIN, leave the PIN field blank and submit your request. You’ll then be asked to create your own PIN.

If you should forget your PIN number, have problems creating one or your PIN doesn’t work, please bring your ID to the Circulation Desk in Norlin Library. Even though we can’t see your existing PIN number, we can delete it for you so that you can create a new one. Some Circulation Desks in branch libraries can also do this.

Renewals
Most books may be renewed for an unlimited number of times unless recalled by another patron. Books may be renewed in any of the following ways:

Recalls
If a book is checked out to another patron, you may request that the Circulation staff place a recall (advance the due date of the item and notify you when it’s returned). If the book is due in more than two weeks, the due date is changed to 10 days from the time the recall was placed. When the item is returned, we’ll email you indicating that it’s available for pickup. You may also initiate a recall through Chinook by using the Recall/Hold button.

If a book checked out to you is requested by another borrower, you’ll be notified by email of the adjusted due date. This new due date is the latest that you can return materials before your library account is blocked and recalled fines begin to accumulate. As long as there’s a recall on the book you can’t renew it. 

Traces
If you’re unable to locate a book in the stacks and there’s no record of its having been checked out, you may request that the Circulation staff search for the item. This usually takes several days. After the trace is completed, you’ll be notified by mail concerning the status of the book.

Revocation of Privileges
Circulation privileges will be revoked for anyone who has one or more overdue recalled books, or one or more billed items. Charges for books assumed lost and/or overdue fines will be referred to a collection agency if unpaid 30 days after the bill due date, as required by Colorado State Law. 

Replacement Charges
Items assumed lost (90 days overdue in most cases; 30 days for short-term checkouts such as bound journals) are billed for replacement at the following rates:

  • Bound Journals
    $400.00
  • Books
    $200.00
  • Government Information
    $50.00

If the item is returned, the replacement fee is waived and library privileges are automatically reinstated, but effective July 1, 2005, there will be non-refundable $10.00 service charge per item, to cover our billing costs. This service charge applies to all library users.

Returning Books
During library hours, please return books to the appropriate library. After hours, you may use the outside book drops. We encourage patrons to obtain receipts for books returned to University Libraries.

We discourage returning our books to libraries outside CU-Boulder as you may be held responsible if the book doesn’t reach us.

Phone Numbers

All Renewals 303-492-7477
Billing Inquiries 303-492-3698
William M. White Business Library 303-492-8367
Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library 303-492-6133
L.H. Gemmill Engineering, Mathematics & Physics Library 303-492-5396
Howard B. Waltz Music Library 303-492-8093
Norlin Library 303-492-7477

With some exceptions, library materials may be used within the library by anyone. If you wish to take items outside the library, you must apply for borrowing privileges.

You may apply for privileges at the Norlin Circulation Desk during regular hours by presenting your current ID card from UCCS, UCD, or UCHSC.

Once registered, your CU ID will serve as your library card. You must present your photo ID every time you check out library materials. Your library privileges are valid for one year.

Loan Periods
Books circulate to undergraduate students for 28 days with the exception of reserves and short-period loan items. Undergraduate students may have up to 300 items checked out on their account.

Interlibrary Loan and Prospector Privileges
Students at Other CU Campuses are not eligible for either Interlibrary Loan or Prospector privileges through the University of Colorado Boulder. Check with your campus library's interlibrary loan services for assistance. Many Colorado public and academic libraries are members of Prospector. Please ask your local public or academic library about services and policies.

My Chinook
"My Chinook," a feature located on the Chinook Catalog, serves as an access point to your library account. In My Chinook, you may renew your own books, place or cancel holds, create preferred searches and use other Chinook services. You’ll need a PIN Code in order to use this program.

If you don’t currently have a PIN, leave the PIN field blank and submit your request. You’ll then be asked to create your own PIN.

If you should forget your PIN number, have problems creating one or your PIN doesn’t work, please come to the Circulation Desk in Norlin Library and bring your picture ID. Even though we can’t see your existing PIN number, we can delete it for you so that you can create a new one. Some Circulation Desks in branch libraries can also do this.

Renewals
Most books may be renewed for an unlimited number of times unless recalled by another patron. Books may be renewed in any of the following ways:

Fines
We print a receipt for all books checked out at one time, indicating the due date for each item. These dates may vary with item type. Effective July 1, 2005, there will no fines for most materials. Reserves, recalled books and some collections will still generate fines. Should you be billed for an item and later return it, there’s a non-refundable service charge of $10.00 per item. We’ll send you notices reminding you to renew or return your books before a bill is generated.

All library communication with regular students is via email. The University recognizes email as the official mode of communication for the Campus.

Overdue requested items

Per item

$2.00/day

$40 maximum

Reserve circulation

2-, 4-, 24-, 72-hour items

$2.00/hour

$40 maximum

Recalls
If a book is checked out to another patron, you may request that the Circulation staff place a recall (advance the due date of the item and notify you when it’s returned). If the book is due in more than two weeks, the due date is changed to 10 days from the time the recall was placed. When the item is returned, a notice is emailed to you indicating that it’s available for pickup. You may also initiate a recall through Chinook by using the Recall/Hold button.

If a book checked out to you is requested by another borrower, you’ll be notified by email of the adjusted due date. This new due date is the latest that you can return materials before your library account is blocked and recalled fines begin to accumulate. As long as there’s a recall on the book you can’t renew it.

Traces
If you’re unable to locate a book in the stacks and there’s no record of its having been checked out, you may request that the Circulation staff search for the item. This usually takes several days. After the trace is completed, we’ll email you about the status of the book.

Revocation of Privileges
Circulation privileges will be revoked for anyone who has one or more overdue recalled books, or one or more billed items. Charges for books assumed lost and/or overdue fines will be referred to a collection agency if unpaid 30 days after the bill due date, as required by Colorado State Law.

Replacement Charges
Items assumed lost (90 days overdue in most cases; 30 days for short-term checkouts such as reserves) are billed for replacement at the following rates:

  • Books 
    $200.00
  • Government Information
    $50.00 

If the item is returned, the replacement fee is waived and library privileges are automatically reinstated, but effective July 1, 2005, there will be non-refundable $10.00 service charge per item, to cover our billing costs. This service charge applies to all library users.

Returning Books
During library hours, please return books to the appropriate library. After hours, you may use the outside book drops. We encourage patrons to obtain receipts for books returned to University Libraries.

We discourage returning our books to libraries outside CU-Boulder as you may be held responsible if the book doesn’t reach us.

Phone Numbers

All Renewals 303-492-7477
Billing Inquiries 303-492-3698
William M. White Business Library 303-492-8367
Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library 303-492-6133
L.H. Gemmill Engineering, Mathematics & Physics Library 303-492-5396
Howard B. Waltz Music Library 303-492-8093
Norlin Library 303-492-7477

Library Use and Library Cards
With some exceptions, library materials may be used within the library by anyone. If you wish to take items outside the library, you must apply for borrowing privileges.

You may apply for privileges at the Norlin Circulation Desk during regular hours. Proof of current Alumni Association membership is required, as well as a photo ID. Alumni Association members must also be Colorado residents to get a library card.

Once registered, the photo ID will serve as your library card. You must present your photo ID every time you check out library materials. Your library privileges are valid for one year.

Loan Periods
Books circulate to Alumni Association members for 28 days (four weeks) with the exception of short-period loan items. Alumni may have up to 20 items checked out on their account. A maximum of five reserve items may be borrowed simultaneously.

Interlibrary Loan and Prospector Privileges
Alumni are not eligible for either Interlibrary Loan or Prospector privileges through the University of Colorado Boulder. Most public libraries and all academic libraries offer interlibrary loan services to their patrons. Many Colorado public and academic libraries are members of Prospector. Please ask your local public or academic library about services and policies.

My Chinook
"My Chinook," a feature located in the Chinook Catalog, serves as an access point to your library account. You may use My Chinook to renew your own books, place or cancel holds, create preferred searches and use other Chinook services. You’ll need a PIN Code in order to use this program.

If you don’t currently have a PIN, leave the PIN field blank and submit your request. You’ll then be asked to create your own PIN.

If you should forget your PIN number, have problems creating one or your PIN doesn’t work, please bring your ID to the Circulation Desk in Norlin Library. Even though we can’t see your existing PIN number, we can delete it for you so you can create a new one. Some Circulation Desks in branch libraries can also do this.

Renewals
Most books may be renewed for an unlimited number of times unless recalled by another patron. Books may be renewed in any of the following ways:

Patrons may renew their own books by using My Chinook. However, if a recall has been placed on a title by another patron, the item may not be renewed.

Fines
We print a receipt for all books checked out at one time, indicating the due date for each item. These dates may vary with item type. Effective July 1, 2005, there will no fines for most materials. Reserves, recalled books and some collections will still generate fines. Should you be billed for an item and later return it, there’s a non-refundable service charge of $10.00 per item. We’ll send you notices reminding you to renew or return your books before a bill is generated.

Email is the preferred method of communication, though we’ll send notices by regular mail if a non-university patron doesn’t provide an email address. Please note, however, that courtesy notices (sent out three days before items are due, alerting you to the fact that your books will be due soon) are sent only to those patrons who have provided us with an email address.

Overdue requested items

Per item

$2.00/day

$40 maximum

Reserve circulation

2-, 4-, 24-, 72-hour items

$2.00/hour

$40 maximum

Recalls
If a book is checked out to another patron, you may request that the Circulation staff recall it for you (advance the due date of the item and notify you when it’s returned). If the book is due in more than two weeks, the due date is changed to 10 days from the time the recall was placed. When the item is returned, we’ll email you a notice indicating that it’s available for pickup. You may also initiate a recall through Chinook by using the Recall/Hold button.

If a book checked out to you is requested by another borrower, we’ll email you with the adjusted due date. This new due date is the latest that you can return materials before your library account is blocked. As long as there’s a recall on the book you can’t renew it.

Traces
If you’re unable to locate a book in the stacks and there’s no record of its having been checked out, you may request that the Circulation staff search for the item. This usually takes several days. After the trace is completed, we’ll email you about the status of the book.

Revocation of Privileges
Circulation privileges will be revoked for anyone who has one or more overdue recalled books, or one or more billed items. Charges for books assumed lost and/or overdue fines will be referred to a collection agency as required by Colorado State Law, if unpaid 30 days after the bill due date.

Replacement Charges
Items assumed lost (90 days overdue in most cases; 30 days for short-term checkouts such as bound journals) are billed for replacement at the following rates:

  • Bound Journals          
    $400.00
  • Books 
    $200.00
  • Government Information      
    $50.00 

If the item is returned, the replacement fee is waived and library privileges are automatically reinstated, but effective July 1, 2005, there will be non-refundable $10.00 service charge per item, to cover our billing costs. This service charge applies to all library users.

Returning Books
During library hours, please return books to the appropriate library. After hours, you may use the outside book drops. We encourage patrons to obtain receipts for books returned to University Libraries.

We discourage returning our books to libraries outside CU-Boulder as you may be held responsible if the book doesn’t reach us.

Phone Numbers

All Renewals 303-492-7477
Billing Inquiries 303-492-3698
William M. White Business Library 303-492-8367
Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library 303-492-6133
L.H. Gemmill Engineering, Mathematics & Physics Library 303-492-5396
Howard B. Waltz Music Library 303-492-8093
Norlin Library 303-492-7477

Library Use and Library Cards
With some exceptions, library materials may be used within the library by anyone. If you wish to take items outside the library, you must apply for borrowing privileges.

Participants in institutes and workshops are eligible for short-term privileges at the Libraries. Depending upon the arrangements that have been made in advance, you’ll either be included on a list of participants provided by the Institute/Workshop Director or you may be required to provide proof of registration in the program. In either case, you must present a photo ID at the main Circulation Desk in Norlin Library.

Once registered, the photo ID will serve as your library card. You must present your photo ID every time you check out library materials. Your library privileges are valid for the length of the workshop.

Loan Periods
Books circulate to institute/workshop participants for 28 days or the expiration date of the workshop, whichever is soonest. Books may be renewed if the length of the workshop permits. Some items such as reserves circulate for shorter periods. Institute/Workshop Participants may have up to 20 items checked out on their account. A maximum of five reserve items may be borrowed simultaneously.

Interlibrary Loan and Prospector Privileges
Institute and workshop participants are not eligible for either Interlibrary Loan or Prospector privileges through the University of Colorado Boulder. Most public libraries and all academic libraries offer interlibrary loan services to their patrons. Many Colorado public and academic libraries are members of Prospector. Please ask your local public or academic library about services and policies.

My Chinook
"My Chinook", a feature located in the Chinook Catalog, serves as an access point to your library account. You may use My Chinook to renew your own books, place or cancel holds, create preferred searches and use other Chinook services. You’ll need a PIN Code in order to use this program.

If you don’t currently have a PIN, leave the PIN field blank and submit your request. You’ll then be asked to create your own PIN.

If you should forget your PIN number, have problems creating one or your PIN doesn’t work, please come to the Circulation Desk in Norlin Library and bring your picture ID. Even though we can’t see your existing PIN number, we can delete it for you so you can create a new one. Some Circulation Desks in branch libraries can also do this.

Renewals
Most books may be renewed for an unlimited number of times (up to your workshop expiration date) unless recalled by another patron. Books may be renewed in any of the following ways:

Fines
We print a receipt for all books checked out at one time, indicating the due date for each item. These dates may vary with item type. Effective July 1, 2005, there will no fines for most materials. Reserves, recalled books and some collections still generate fines. Should you be billed for an item and later return it, there’s a non-refundable service charge of $10.00 per item. We’ll send notices reminding you to renew or return your books before a bill is generated.

Email is the preferred method of communication, though we’ll send notices by regular mail if an institute/workshop participant doesn’t provide an email address. Please note, however, that courtesy notices (sent out three days before items are due, alerting you to the fact that your books will be due soon) are sent only to those patrons who have provided us with an email address.

Overdue requested items

Per item

$2.00/day

$40 maximum

Reserve circulation

2-, 4-, 24-, 72-hour items

$2.00/hour

$40 maximum

Recalls
If a book checked out to you is requested by another borrower, we’ll email you with the adjusted due date. This new due date is the latest that you can return materials before your library account is blocked and recalled fines begin to accumulate. As long as there’s a recall on the book you can’t renew it.

Traces
If you’re unable to locate a book in the stacks and there’s no record of it having been checked out, you may request that the Circulation staff search for the item. This usually takes several days. After the trace is completed, we’ll email you about the status of the book.

Revocation of Privileges
Circulation privileges will be revoked for anyone who has one or more overdue recalled books, or one or more billed items. Charges for books assumed lost and/or overdue fines will be referred to a collection agency, as required by Colorado State Law, if unpaid 30 days after the bill due date.

Replacement Charges
Items assumed lost (90 days overdue in most cases; 30 days for short-term checkouts such as reserves) are billed for replacement at the following rates:

  • Books 
    $200.00
  • Government Information      
    $50.00 

If the item is returned, the replacement fee is waived and library privileges are automatically reinstated, but effective July 1, 2005, there will be a non-refundable $10.00 service charge per item to cover our billing costs. This service charge applies to all library users.

Returning Books
During library hours, please return books to the appropriate library. After hours, you may use the outside book drops. We encourage patrons to obtain receipts for books returned to University Libraries.

We discourage returning our books to libraries outside CU-Boulder as you may be held responsible if the book doesn’t reach us.

Phone Numbers

All Renewals 303-492-7477
Billing Inquiries 303-492-3698
William M. White Business Library 303-492-8367
Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library 303-492-6133
L.H. Gemmill Engineering, Mathematics & Physics Library 303-492-5396
Howard B. Waltz Music Library 303-492-8093
Norlin Library 303-492-7477

Please contact Lisa Kippur more information about corporate accounts.

Library Registration
With some exceptions, library materials may be used within the library by anyone. If you wish to take items outside the library, you must apply for borrowing privileges.

To apply for library privileges through the Friends of the Libraries, please contact Lisa Kippur. The Friends will work with the Libraries to set up your account. You’ll need to stop by the Circulation Desk at Norlin Library on your first visit in order to activate your account.

Once registered, your driver's license or any photo ID will serve as your library card. You must present your photo ID every time you check out library materials. Your library privileges are valid for one year. Friends in good standing may renew their privileges on a year-by-year basis.

Loan Periods 
Books circulate to Friends (Silver Membership) for 28 days (four weeks) with the exception of short-period loan items. Friends (Silver Membership) may have up to 50 items checked out on their account. A maximum of five items may be borrowed simultaneously.

My Chinook
"My Chinook," a feature located in the Chinook Catalog, serves as an access point to your library account. Use My Chinook to renew your own books, place or cancel holds, create preferred searches and use other Chinook services. You’ll need a PIN Code in order to use this program.

If you don’t currently have a PIN, leave the PIN field blank and submit your request. You’ll then be asked to create your own PIN.

If you should forget your PIN number, have problems creating one or your PIN doesn’t work, please bring your ID to the Circulation Desk in Norlin Library. Even though we can’t see your existing PIN number, we can delete it for you so you can create a new one. Some Circulation Desks in branch libraries can also do this.

Renewals 
Books may be renewed an unlimited number of times for an additional 28 days each time. You can renew materials:

Patrons may renew their own books by using My Chinook. However, if a recall has been placed on a title by another patron, the item may not be renewed.

Fines 
A receipt is printed for all books checked out at one time, indicating the due date for each item. These dates may vary with item type. Effective July 1, 2005, there will no fines for most materials. Reserves, recalled books and some collections will still generate fines. Should you be billed for an item and later return it, there’s a non-refundable service charge of $10.00 per item. We’ll email you reminding you to renew or return your books before a bill is generated.

Email is the preferred method of communication, though we’ll send notices to non-university patrons who don’t provide email addresses. Please note, however, that courtesy notices (sent out three days before items are due, alerting you to the fact that your books will be due soon) are sent only to those patrons who have provided us with an email address.

Overdue requested items

Per item

$2.00/day

$40 maximum

Reserve circulation

2-, 4-, 24-, 72-hour items

$2.00/hour

$40 maximum

Recalls 
If a book is checked out to another patron, you may request that the Circulation staff recall (advance the due date of the item and notify you when it’s returned) the item(s). If the book is due in more than two weeks, the due date is changed to 10 days from the time the recall was placed. When the item is returned, we’ll send you a notice indicating that it’s available for pickup. You may also self-initiate a recall through Chinook.

If a book checked out to you is requested by another borrower, you’ll be notified by mail or email of the adjusted due date. This new due date is the latest that you can return materials without incurring fines. As long as there’s a recall on the book you can’t renew it. Fines may be doubled for an overdue recalled book.

Revocation of Privileges 
Circulation privileges will be revoked for anyone who has one or more overdue recalled books, or one or more billed items. Charges for books assumed lost and/or overdue fines will be referred to a collection agency, as required by Colorado State Law, if unpaid 30 days after the bill due date.

Replacement Charges 
Items assumed lost (90 days overdue in most cases; 30 days for short-term checkouts such as bound journals) are billed for replacement at the following rates:

  • Books 
    $200.00
  • Government Information      
    $50.00

If the item is returned, the replacement fee is waived and library privileges are automatically reinstated, but effective July 1, 2005, there will be non-refundable $10.00 service charge per item to cover our billing costs.

Returning Books 
During library hours, please return books to the appropriate library. After hours, you may use the outside book drops. We encourage patrons to obtain receipts for books returned to University Libraries.

We discourage returning our books to libraries outside CU-Boulder as you may be held responsible if the book doesn’t reach us.

Phone Numbers

All Renewals 303-492-7477
Billing Inquiries 303-492-3698
William M. White Business Library 303-492-8367
Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library 303-492-6133
L.H. Gemmill Engineering, Mathematics & Physics Library 303-492-5396
Howard B. Waltz Music Library 303-492-8093
Norlin Library 303-492-7477

Library Use and Library Cards
With some exceptions, library materials may be used within the library by anyone. If you wish to take items outside the library, you must apply for borrowing privileges.

You may apply for privileges at the Norlin Circulation Desk during regular hours. Colorado residents, ages 18 and over, may apply for borrowing privileges by presenting a Colorado driver's license. If you don’t have a driver's license, you may substitute the Colorado state-issued photo ID. Effective July 1, 2005, there’s a $75.00/year charge ($65.00 for seniors 65 and older) for a public patron card. We accept checks, money orders and credit/debit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover).
 
Books circulate to public borrowers for 28 days (four weeks) with the exception of short-period loan items. Public borrowers may have up to 20 items checked out on their account. A maximum of five reserve items may be borrowed simultaneously.

Interlibrary Loan and Prospector Privileges
Public Borrowers are not eligible for either Interlibrary Loan or Prospector privileges through the University of Colorado Boulder. Most public libraries and all academic libraries offer interlibrary loan services to their patrons. Some Colorado public and academic libraries are members of Prospector. Please ask your local public or academic library about services and policies.

My Chinook
"My Chinook," a feature located on the Chinook Catalog, serves as an access point to your library account. Use My Chinook to renew your own books, place or cancel holds, create preferred searches and use other Chinook services. You’ll need a PIN Code in order to use this program.

If you don’t currently have a PIN, leave the PIN field blank and submit your request. You’ll then be asked to create your own PIN.

If you should forget your PIN number, have problems creating one or your PIN doesn’t work, please bring your picture ID to the Circulation Desk in Norlin Library. Even though we can’t see your existing PIN number, we can delete it for you so you can create a new one. Some Circulation Desks in branch libraries can also do this.

Renewals
Books may be renewed one time for an additional 28 days:

Patrons may renew their own books by using My Chinook. However, if a recall has been placed on a title by another patron, the item may not be renewed.

Fines
We print a receipt for all books checked out at one time, indicating the due date for each item. These dates may vary with item type. Effective July 1, 2005, there will no fines for most materials. Reserves, recalled books and some collections will still generate fines. Should you be billed for an item and later return it, there’s a non-refundable service charge of $10.00 per item. We’ll send you notices reminding you to renew or return your books before a bill is generated.

Email is the preferred method of communication, though we’ll send notices by regular mail to non-university patrons who don’t provide an email address. Please note, however, that courtesy notices (sent out three days before items are due alerting you to the fact that your books will be due soon) are sent only to those patrons who have provided us with an email address.

Overdue requested items

Per item

$2.00/day

$40 maximum

Reserve circulation

2-, 4-, 24-, 72-hour items

$2.00/hour

$40 maximum

Revocation of Privileges
Circulation privileges will be revoked for anyone who has one or more overdue recalled books, or one or more billed items. Charges for books assumed lost and/or overdue fines will be referred to a collection agency as required by Colorado State Law, if unpaid 30 days after the bill due date.

Replacement Charges
Items assumed lost (90 days overdue in most cases; 30 days for short-term checkouts such as bound journals) are billed for replacement at the following rates:

  • Books
    $200.00
  • Government Information
    $50.00 

If the item is returned, the replacement fee is waived and library privileges are automatically reinstated, but effective July 1, 2005, there will be non-refundable $10.00 service charge per item, to cover our billing costs.

Returning Books
During library hours, please return books to the appropriate library. After hours, you may use the outside book drops. We encourage patrons to obtain receipts for books returned to University Libraries.

We discourage returning our books to libraries outside CU-Boulder as you may be held responsible if the book doesn’t reach us.

Phone Numbers

All Renewals 303-492-7477
Billing Inquiries 303-492-3698
William M. White Business Library 303-492-8367
Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library 303-492-6133
L.H. Gemmill Engineering, Mathematics & Physics Library 303-492-5396
Howard B. Waltz Music Library 303-492-8093
Norlin Library 303-492-7477

The information below is reproduced from the OCLC pamphlet "Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing Program", Pub No. 46a, 8907/4360CV-20M.

The Program
To promote and facilitate scholarly research and communication among members of their faculties, the university research libraries (members of the Association of Research Libraries) of OCLC have established a program to provide broader access to scholarly materials. Under the aegis of the Research Libraries Advisory Committee to OCLC (RLAC), the libraries have developed an agreement to extend library privileges to faculty members of other research universities that are ARL members.

The program generally applies to the faculty based on the main campus of the participating institution. The home institution determines who is eligible for a Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing Program card. The lending library determines whether the card will be accepted for on-site use/and or borrowing.

How Faculty Participate
Materials may be used on the premises of the owning library or may be borrowed, depending on the policies of the lending library.

Privileges vary from institution to institution. Faculty members intending to visit a participating library should ask their home libraries to check online in the OCLC Name-Address Directory for the limitations and relevant policies and practices of the prospective lending library.

A faculty member from an institution participating in the Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing Program may request a Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing Program card from the home library. To borrow materials, the visiting faculty member must present the Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing Program card and any other identification the lending library requires at the main campus library of any participating institution.

It is the responsibility of the faculty member to:

  • Ask the home library to check the OCLC online Name-Address Directory record for information pertinent to the institution they plan to visit.
  • Present identification when requesting a Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing Program card from the home library and show that card, along with other required identification, when borrowing materials from another library.
  • Observe the regulations of the lending library.
  • Return materials immediately, in person or by express mail, if recalled by the lending library.

Pay any and all fines or other charges incurred due to late return of materials or damage to materials.

Please note that this is a program of privileges. At its discretion, a participating institution may suspend the privileges of its own faculty members or of the faculty members of another participating institution.

Interlibrary Loan and Prospector Privileges
Reciprocal Faculty are not eligible for either Interlibrary Loan or Prospector privileges through the University of Colorado Boulder. Most public libraries and all academic libraries offer interlibrary loan services to their patrons. Some Colorado public and academic libraries are members of Prospector. Please ask your local public or academic library about services and policies.

Library Use and Library Cards
With some exceptions, library materials may be used within the library by anyone. If you wish to take items outside the library, you must apply for borrowing privileges.

You may apply for privileges at the Norlin Circulation Desk during regular hours. Please bring your identification card from the Colorado Academic Institution where you’re a student, staff or faculty member.

Loan Periods
Books circulate to public borrowers for 28 days (four weeks) with the exception of short-period loan items. Public borrowers may have up to 50 items checked out on their account. A maximum of five reserve items may be borrowed simultaneously.

Interlibrary Loan and Prospector Privileges
Staff, Faculty and Students from other Colorado Academic Institutions are not eligible for either Interlibrary Loan or Prospector privileges through the University of Colorado Boulder. Most public libraries and all academic libraries offer interlibrary loan services to their patrons. Some Colorado public and academic libraries are members of Prospector. Please ask your local public or academic library about services and policies.

My Chinook
"My Chinook," a feature located on the Chinook Catalog, serves as an access point to your library account. Use My Chinook to renew your own books, place or cancel holds, create preferred searches and use other Chinook services. You’ll need a PIN Code in order to use this program.

If you don’t currently have a PIN, leave the PIN field blank and submit your request. You’ll then be asked to create your own PIN.

If you should forget your PIN number, have problems creating one or your PIN doesn’t work, please come to the Circulation Desk in Norlin Library and bring your picture ID. Even though we can’t see your existing PIN number, we can delete it for you so that you can create a new one. Some Circulation Desks in branch libraries can also do this.

Renewals
Books may be renewed an unlimited number of times unless recalled or declared lost. There are several ways to renew items:

Patrons may renew their own books by using My Chinook. However, if a recall has been placed on a title by another patron, the item may not be renewed.

Fines
We print a receipt for all books checked out at one time, indicating the due date for each item. These dates may vary with item type. Effective July 1, 2005, there will no fines for most materials. Reserves, recalled books and some collections will still generate fines. Should you be billed for an item and later return it, there’s a non-refundable service charge of $10.00 per item. We’ll send you notices reminding you to renew or return your books before a bill is generated.

Email is the preferred method of communication, though we’ll send notices by regular mail to non-university patrons who haven’t provided us with email addresses. Please note, however, that courtesy notices (sent out three days before items are due, alerting you to the fact that your books will be due soon) are sent only to those patrons who have provided us with an email address.

Overdue requested items

Per item

$2.00/day

$40 maximum

Reserve circulation

2-, 4-, 24-, 72-hour items

$2.00/hour

$40 maximum

Revocation of Privileges
Circulation privileges will be revoked for anyone who has one or more overdue recalled books, or one or more billed items. Charges for books assumed lost and/or overdue fines will be referred to a collection agency, as required by Colorado State Law, if unpaid 30 days after the bill due date.

Replacement Charges
Items assumed lost (90 days overdue in most cases; 30 days for short-term checkouts such as bound journals) are billed for replacement at the following rates:

  • Books 
    $200.00
  • Government Information      
    $50.00 

If the item is returned, the replacement fee is waived and library privileges are automatically reinstated, but effective July 1, 2005, there will be non-refundable $10.00 service charge per item to cover our billing costs.

Returning Books
During library hours, please return books to the appropriate library. After hours, you may use the outside book drops. We encourage patrons to obtain receipts for books returned to University Libraries.

We discourage returning our books to libraries outside CU-Boulder as you may be held responsible if the book doesn’t reach us.

Phone Numbers

All Renewals 303-492-7477
Billing Inquiries 303-492-3698
William M. White Business Library 303-492-8367
Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library 303-492-6133
L.H. Gemmill Engineering, Mathematics & Physics Library 303-492-5396
Howard B. Waltz Music Library 303-492-8093
Norlin Library 303-492-7477

Library Use & Library Cards
With some exceptions, library materials may be used within the library by anyone. If you wish to take items outside the library, you must apply for borrowing privileges.

You may apply for privileges at the Norlin Circulation Desk during regular hours. A letter from a qualified CU-Boulder academic sponsor and a photo ID must be presented.

Once registered, your driver's license, or any photo ID, will serve as your library card. You must present your photo ID every time you check out library materials. Your library privileges are valid for the length of time specified in the sponsoring letter.

Loan Periods
Books circulate to visiting scholars for 28 days with the exception of short-period loan items. Visiting scholars may have up to 20 items checked out on their account. A maximum of five reserve items may be borrowed simultaneously.

Interlibrary Loan and Prospector Privileges
Visiting Scholars are not eligible for either Interlibrary Loan or Prospector privileges through the University of Colorado Boulder. Most public libraries and all academic libraries offer interlibrary loan services to their patrons. Some Colorado public and academic libraries are members of Prospector. Please ask your local public or academic library about services and policies.

My Chinook
"My Chinook," a feature located on the Chinook Catalog, serves as an access point to your library account. Use My Chinook to renew your own books, place or cancel holds, create preferred searches and use other Chinook services. You’ll need a PIN Code in order to use this program.

If you don’t currently have a PIN, leave the PIN field blank and submit your request. You’ll then be asked to create your own PIN.

If you should forget your PIN number, have problems creating one or your PIN doesn’t work, please bring your picture ID to the Circulation Desk in Norlin Library. Even though we can’t see your existing PIN number, we can delete it for you so you can create a new one. Some Circulation Desks in branch libraries can also do this.

Renewals
Books may be renewed one time for an additional 28 days. You can renew materials:

Patrons may renew their own books by using My Chinook. However, if a recall has been placed on a title by another patron, the item may not be renewed.

Fines
We print a receipt for all books checked out at one time, indicating the due date for each item. These dates may vary with item type. Effective July 1, 2005, there will no fines for most materials. Reserves, recalled books and some collections will still generate fines. Should you be billed for an item and later return it, there’s a non-refundable service charge of $10.00 per item. We’ll send you notices reminding you to renew or return your books before a bill is generated.

Email is the preferred method of communication, though we’ll send notices by regular mail to non-university patrons who haven’t provided us with email addresses. Please note, however, that courtesy notices (sent out three days before items are due, alerting you to the fact that your books will be due soon) are sent only to those patrons who have provided us with an email address.

Overdue requested items

Per item

$2.00/day

$40 maximum

Reserve circulation

2-, 4-, 24-, 72-hour items

$2.00/hour

$40 maximum

Revocation of Privileges
Circulation privileges will be revoked for anyone who has one or more overdue recalled books, or one or more billed items. Charges for books assumed lost and/or overdue fines will be referred to a collection agency, as required by Colorado State Law, if unpaid 30 days after the bill due date.

Replacement Charges
Items assumed lost (90 days overdue in most cases; 30 days for short-term checkouts such as bound journals) are billed for replacement at the following rates:

  • Books 
    $200.00
  • Government Information      
    $50.00 

If the item is returned, the replacement fee is waived and library privileges are automatically reinstated, but effective July 1, 2005, there will be non-refundable $10.00 service charge per item to cover our billing costs.

Returning Books
During library hours, please return books to the appropriate library. After hours, you may use the outside book drops. We encourage patrons to obtain receipts for books returned to University Libraries.

We discourage returning our books to libraries outside CU-Boulder as you may be held responsible if the book doesn’t reach us.

Phone Numbers

All Renewals 303-492-7477
Billing Inquiries 303-492-3698
William M. White Business Library 303-492-8367
Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library 303-492-6133
L.H. Gemmill Engineering, Mathematics & Physics Library 303-492-5396
Howard B. Waltz Music Library 303-492-8093
Norlin Library 303-492-7477