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Library 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

Fines for lost or overdue books may be paid online using the links below.

Fines are accessible by logging into your library account on the library homepage. It is recommended that you check with the circulation desk or email circulation@montevallo.edu to verify the amount before payment.

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
Laptops 4 Hours
0 Renewals
$1.00 per hour
4 Hours
0 Renewals
$1.00 per hour
4 Hours
0 Renewals
 
Group Study Room Keys 2 Hours
0 Renewals
$1.00 per hour
2 Hours
0 Renewals
$1.00 per hour
2 Hours
0 Renewals