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OFF-CAMPUS [SAL3]
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Access and Circulation

Off-campus [SAL3] is an off-campus, non-browseable library.

However, Off-campus [SAL3] materials circulate through a paging service. Materials are delivered to campus Monday-Friday. Paging requests must be placed using the "request an item " capability in the Socrates web catalog. A SUNet ID may be required. Patrons are notified of paging results. Materials will be held for pick-up at the desired library for seven days, then returned to Off-campus [SAL3].

The Off-campus [SAL3] is open to members of the Stanford community by appointment only. Please contact the appropriate subject specialist to arrange on-site use of the collections.

Paging to Green Library: Patrons who wish to pick up Off-campus [SAL3] material at the Green Library Loan Desk may place their requests using Socrates. Requests placed before 12:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, will usually be available after 10:00 a.m., on the NEXT business day.

Paging to Other Campus Libraries: Patrons who wish to pick up Off-campus [SAL3] material at other participating libraries must place their requests in Socrates. These libraries include Art, Falconer Biology, Swain Chemistry/Chemical Engineering, Branner Earth Sciences, Cubberley Education, Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, Music, and Physics. The pick-up point must be indicated in order for the request to be filled. Requests submitted before 12:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, will usually be available for pickup after 4:00 p.m., on the NEXT business day.

Delivery to Hopkins Marine Station Library will take an additional business day.

Circulation policies

Circulation of materials is available only to users with a valid Stanford borrower's card. For students, faculty, staff, and individuals eligible for the University's Courtesy ID, their current Stanford ID card is their borrower's card. Other categories of users should apply for appropriate library identification at the Privileges Desk in Green Library (650)-723-1492. For more information, please see the general statement on borrowing regulations.

Circulation period

Books, Theses : Varies by user status
Journals : 14 Days

All materials are subject to RECALL if requested by another user or required for course reserves.

Overdues, Bills & Notices

Overdue fines vary by loan period. Bills for replacement charges include the replacement cost of the item, a $25.00 processing charge, and a non-refundable $5.00 billing fee. Replacement charges vary by library and material type. Faculty are not charged overdue fines but are billed for replacement charges and processing fees. Overdue notices are a courtesy. Failure to receive such notice will not be considered grounds for reduction or cancellation of fines.

Loan periods of 28 days or longer: no overdue fines are charged

1 day after due date: courtesy overdue reminder is sent.
15 days after due date: bill for replacement charges is sent and user is blocked.

Loan periods of 1-14 days: overdues fines are charged

1 day after due date: courtesy overdue reminder is sent and fines begin accruing at the rate of $1.50/day to a maximum of $10.50.
8 days after due date: bill for replacement charges is sent and user is blocked.

Recalled materials: overdue fines are charged

1 day after recall due date: fines begin accruing at $3.00/day to a maximum of $21.00.
8 days after recall due date: bill for replacement charges is sent and user is blocked.

Questions about circulation policies and overdue charges can be asked at Green Library: (650) 723-1493, greencirc@stanford.edu.



Last modified: March 3, 2010

   
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