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Library Policies

Borrowing Policies

Carmichael Library Borrowing Policies

New Borrower Criteria

To be an approved borrower of Carmichael Library a patron must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Be an affiliate (or a dependent of an affiliate) of the University,  BACHE, Upward Bound, or a Shelby County Educator. 
  • Possess a permanent Montevallo mailing address. 

All new borrowers must show a valid Photo I.D. 

 

Loan Period and Fine Rates by Borrower Type and Item Type

Item Type Undergraduates,
Montevallo Residents,
Alumni, BACHE, & 
Upward Bound
Graduate Students
and Staff

(no fines for staff)
Faculty 
(no fines for faculty)
Circulating Books,
Audio Books, Scores
4 Weeks
2 Renewals
$0.25 per day
8 Weeks
2 Renewals
$0.25 per day
Academic Year
2 Renewals
Browsing 4 Weeks
0 Renewals
$0.25 per day
4 Weeks
0 Renewals
$0.25 per day
4 Weeks
0 Renewals
DVDs, Videotapes,
CDs
1 Week
1 Renewal
$0.25 per day
1 Week
1 Renewal
$0.25 per day
1 Week
1 Renewal
 
Reserve Materials As directed
by instructor
$1.00 per hour or
$5.00 per day
As directed
by instructor
$1.00 per hour or
​$5.00 per day
As directed
by instructor
 
Reference / Periodicals Non-circulating Non-circulating See Director
Video Cameras,
Tripods, DAR
1 Week
0 Renewals
$2.00 per day
1 Week
0 Renewals
​$2.00 per day
1 Week
0 Renewals
Headphones 4 Hours
0 Renewals
$0.25 per hour
4 Hours
0 Renewals
$0.25 per hour
4 Hours
0 Renewals
Chromebooks 4 Hours
0 Renewals
$1.00 per hour
4 Hours
0 Renewals
$1.00 per hour
4 Hours
0 Renewals