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Taking classes off campus or working remotely? Need help getting resources? You can chat with our reference staff from 9 am to 10 pm Monday-Friday, or 1 - 10 pm Sunday, or search our FAQ’s anytime. You can also email the Circulation Desk at circdesk@denison.edu or Reference Desk at reference@denison.edu.

Library General Information: Faculty/Staff

policies and useful resources for library users

Faculty/Administrator Circulation Policies

Books & Government Documents:

  • Denison items: 1 year w/ 6 renewals
    Note: New York Times Bestsellers are loaned for 21 days and may only be renewed ONCE
  • CONSORT items: 1 year w/ 1 renewal
  • OhioLINK items: 21 days w/ up to 6 renewals

There are a limited number of desks available for faculty to use in a lockable room in the library.

Periodicals (magazines, journals, newspapers):

  • 3 days w/ NO renewals

Sound Recordings (CD):

  • Denison items: 100 days w/ up to 6 renewals
  • CONSORT items: do not circulate
  • OhioLINK items: 7 days w/ 3 renewals

Video Recordings (DVD & VHS):

  • Denison items: 7 days w/ 3 renewals
  • CONSORT items: 7 days w/ 3 renewals
  • OhioLINK items: 7 days w/ 3 renewals

Media Equipment:

  • Laptops, Projectors, "Roadie" Kits, Digital Audio Recorders, Overhead Projectors: 7 days w/ 1 renewals
  • Digital Still Cameras, Digital Video Cameras, Portable Stereos, Tripods, Cardioid Microphones, & Power Adapters:
    • 2 days w/ NO renewals
    • Must be returned by closing on the due date

Reference & Special Collection Materials:

  • These items DO NOT CIRCULATE. Ask at Reference or Circulation for a special exception, 1-day loan.

Overdue Fines & Replacement Costs:
The library does not collect overdue fines or replacement charges. All fees must be paid at the University Cashier's Office on the 1st Floor of the Doane Administration Building.

  • Failure to respond to a recall notice: $2.00/day per item
  • Replacement Costs:
    • $125 per item for books, CDs, and videos (some very expensive items may be replacement cost)
    • Media Equipment: Actual item cost
    • Locker Keys: $20 each
    • Locks: $40 each

Under Sec. 2935.041 of the Ohio Revised Code, a person suspected of theft or mutilation of library materials may be detained by a library staff member, either to recover the property or to wait until proper authorities arrive on site. Mutilation of library materials is handled on a case-by-case basis.

SOS Circulation Policies

Books & Government Documents:

  • Denison items: 21 days w/ up to 6 renewals
    Note: New York Times Bestsellers may only be renewed ONCE
  • CONSORT items: 21 days w/ up to 6 renewals
  • OhioLINK items: 21 days w/ up to 6 renewals

Periodicals (magazines, journals, newspapers):

  • Ask at Circulation or Learning Commons Desk

Sound Recordings (CD):

  • Denison items: 21 days w/ up to 6 renewals
  • CONSORT items: do not circulate
  • OhioLINK items: 7 days w/ 3 renewals

Video Recordings (DVD & VHS):

  • Denison items: 7 days w/ 3 renewals
  • CONSORT items: 7 days w/ 3 renewals
  • OhioLINK items: 7 days w/ 3 renewals

Media Equipment:

  • Laptops, Projectors, "Roadie" Kits, Portable Screens, Digital Audio Recorders: 7 days w/ 1 renewals
  • Digital Still Cameras, Digital Video Cameras, Portable Stereos, Tripods, Cardioid Microphone, & Power Adaptors:
    • 2 days w/ NO renewals
    • Must be returned by closing on the due date

Reference & Special Collection Materials:

  • These items DO NOT CIRCULATE. Ask at Reference or Circulation for a special exception, 1-day loan.

Overdue Fines & Replacement Costs:
The library does not collect overdue fines or replacement charges. All fees must be paid at the University Cashier's Office on the 1st Floor of the Doane Administration Building.

  • Failure to respond to a recall notice: $2.00/day per item
  • Replacement Costs
    • $125 per item for books, CDs, and videos (some very expensive items may be replacement cost)
    • Media Equipment: Actual item cost
    • Locker Keys: $20 each
    • Locks: $40 each

Under Sec. 2935.041 of the Ohio Revised Code, a person suspected of theft or mutilation of library materials may be detained by a library staff member, either to recover the property or to wait until proper authorities arrive on site. Mutilation of library materials is handled on a case-by-case basis.

Denison Libraries, 100 W College, Granville, Ohio 43023
Phone: 740-587-6235, email: reference@denison.edu
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