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OhioLINK Borrowing

OhioLINK Online Borrowing

Items can be picked up at the Circulation Desk within 3-5 working days.

Loan Policies
  • Books may be borrowed for 21 days and renewed unless a hold has been placed.
  • Audio-visual materials and other special category items may be borrowed for 7 days with NO renewal option.
  • Contact the circulation desk or go online before the due date to request renewals (see YOUR LIBRARY ACCOUNT).
  • Items are subject to recall by lending institution.
  • Item will be ready for pickup at the Circulation Desk, usually within 3 - 5 working days, if available from lending library.

Overdue Fines and Lost Book Charges

  • Faculty, staff, students will be charged $.50 per day for any overdue OhioLINK materials.
  • Faculty, staff, students will be charged $2.00 per day for failure to promptly return an OhioLINK item that has been recalled.
  • Replacement, processing, and accumulated fines will be billed to you if you do not return an OhioLINK loan within 30 days after due date.
  • You will be charged a flat replacement fee of $125.00 for any OhioLINK item and any accumulated fines for lost items.
  • Replacement and processing fees will be canceled if the item is found before it is replaced, but the borrower will be responsible for paying overdue fines that have accrued.
  • Borrowers with outstanding lost book charges will be blocked from borrowing from all OhioLINK libraries, including their own library.

Blocked or Unfillable Request

  • You will be blocked from OhioLINK borrowing if ...
    • The requested item is available here at the local library.
    • You have a fine or overdue item.
  • Unfilled requests occur when ...
    • The requested item is missing, recalled, or borrowed from the shelf moments after you placed your request.
    • Some items marked AVAILABLE have local restrictions.
  • Your library will be notified that the lending library cannot furnish the requested item.
  • You will be notified if a requested item cannot be filled.