The Catholic University of America

Courtesy Borrowers
Circulation Privileges Statement

  -Who is a Courtesy Borrower?
-Loans
-Fines and Other Fees
-Course Reserves
-Interlibrary Loan
-Washington Research Library Consortium
-Remote Access
-Other Circulation Privileges
-Library Security


Who is a Courtesy Borrower?

A courtesy borrower is any individual pursuing scholarly independent research who has arranged for use of The Catholic University of America (CUA) Libraries with the Office of the Director (315 Mullen).

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Loans

Courtesy borrowers may borrow up to five regular circulating items on a three-week loan but may not borrow non-circulating items. You must present a valid borrowing ID at the circulation desk to borrow books. Most items may be renewed three times. Courtesy borrowers are subject to all recall policies and may not borrow if they have five or more overdue items, one overdue recalled item, or owe $5.00 or more in fines.

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Fines and Other Fees

Courtesy borrowers are subject to all fine policies. Please consult the Access Services Policies and Procedures guides for further information.

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Course Reserves

Courtesy borrowers may not borrow items placed on reserve.

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Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary loan is not available to courtesy borrowers through CUA.

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Washington Research Library Consortium

Courtesy borrowers do not have privileges with the Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC) through CUA.

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Remote Access

Courtesy borrowers do not have remote access to the subscription databases.

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Other Circulation Privileges

Courtesy borrowers are entitled to searches, and courtesy holds. For more information on these and other circulation privileges, please refer to the Access Services Policies and Procedures guides or contact Mullen Library's Access Services office at 202-319-5060.

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Library Security

All patrons, both CUA and non-CUA, must show a photo ID when entering Mullen Library. Patrons with non-CUA or Consortium IDs also will be asked to sign the guest book. Mullen Library reserves the right to check all bags as patrons exit the building.

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