Borrowing Multimedia and Special Items

We loan videos and other materials to students, staff, and faculty of Nipissing University and Canadore College, as well as alumni, community members, and some students at other Canadian post-secondary institutions. To borrow library books, you'll need a Library Card.

As of November 23, 2015 there are no item limits for borrowing, except for reserves/short loans (limit of 3 items).

Item Type Loan Period Overdue Fines per item Can item be renewed? Can a hold be placed on the item? Item Limit Can the item leave the library?
Audio Books 14 days $0.30 per day Yes, 4 renewals unless the item is on hold Yes No limit Yes
Books See Borrowing books
DVDs, Videos 7 days $1.00 per day No Yes. Videos and DVDs may also be booked

No limit

Yes
Inter-library loans Usually, three weeks from the date received at the Interlibrary Loans Office (not the date you pick it up) $2.00 per day No No N/A Yes, unless indicated by the lending library
Journals and Periodicals Do not circulate N/A N/A N/A N/A No
Kits 14 days $1.00 per day Yes, 4 renewals unless the item is on hold Yes No limit Yes
Laptops 4 hours $2.00 per hour No No 1 No
Multimedia (CDs, CD-ROMs, Cassettes, Computer Software, Slides), Posters, Puppets, Toys 14 days $0.30 per day Yes, 4 renewals unless the item is on hold Yes No limit Yes
Popular Collection Books 14 days $0.30 per day Yes, 4 renewals unless the item is on hold Yes No limit Yes
Reference Books Do not circulate N/A N/A N/A N/A No

Reserves

3 hours $1.00 per hour No No 3 No
Short Loan 2 days $2.00 per day No No 3 Yes

Students going on placement may have their due date extended until the end of the placement, except for DVDs, Reserves, and other high-demand items.

For more information on holds and renewals please see How Do I use My Library Account?