University Libraries are open to the campus community and virtual options remain available. For more, please visit COVID-19 Changes

The University Libraries are rolling out new loan periods, new fine structures, and new invoicing this summer. The Libraries are eliminating daily overdue fines for regular circulating books and media; these items will be billed for replacement when they are long (30 days) overdue. Daily and hourly overdue fines will be charged for only course reserves and equipment loans. 

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Circulation policies - for accessible version, contact University Libraries at 518-442-3600

*Staff will continue to modify IMC equipment loan periods based on user needs and equipment availability.

The University Libraries bills library users through PeopleSoft. Students see library charges on their E-Bills and can pay those charges using the E-Pay system. Faculty, staff, and courtesy borrowers are billed through the university’s IFR billing system; payments should be mailed to the university lockbox. Payments for fines/fees are no longer accepted at library circulation desks.

Replacement charges are credited if materials are returned/replaced within one year of invoice date. 

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