Borrow From JCC Library

JCC Students

  • Must present their SUNYCard to borrow materials and access reserve items.
  • Are allowed a 21 day loan period for books and audio books; circulating media items have an 8 day loan period.
  • May borrow up to a maximum of 6 items at one time. Of these, only 3 books may be on any one subject, 2 may be audio books, and 2 may be circulating media items.
  • May renew books for an additional 21 days if the item has not been requested by another person.
  • Audio books and circulating media items may not be renewed.
  • Books that are not returned or renewed after 45 days will be declared lost and replacement and processing fees will be assessed. The borrower will also lose borrowing privileges and holds will be placed on the student's Banner account until items are returned or replaced or fees are paid in full.
  • Overdue items must be returned/renewed before new items can be checked out.
  • Lost or damaged items must be paid for by the borrower. A $30.00 replacement fee and a $10.00 processing fee ($40.00 total) will be assessed per item.
  • Replacement fees for lost or damaged items will be waived if the library is provided with an exact copy in good condition that is approved by the circulation supervisor.
  • Payments for replacement fees are not collected at the Circulation desk but are accepted by the Financial Services office located in Building 6. It is the borrower's responsibility to bring a signed receipt from Financial Services to the Library to provide proof of payment. Upon receiving the payment receipt, the Library will remove the holds on the borrower's account.
  • JCC student grades and transcripts will be withheld until outstanding obligations are cleared.
  • All items checked out by JCC students are due on the last day of classes. Students who wish to check out materials during intersession may do so if they are enrolled in JCC classes during the following semester.
  • Students who have completed their studies at JCC are encouraged to obtain a Community Borrowers card to allow them to continue to use our services.
  • Students are eligible to request material through our Interlibrary Loan Services (ILL). If materials borrowed via ILL are lost or damaged, students must pay any fines, replacement costs, and/or fees as required by the loaning library.

SUNY Open Access Students

  • Students currently enrolled in other State University of New York universities, centers or colleges may have the same library loan privileges as JCC students.
  • Must present a positive SUNY college/university ID.
  • Must obtain a Community Borrower card to borrow materials.
  • Loan period, renewal, fine and lost/damaged item replacement information is identical to that for JCC students.

Community Members

  • Must present their card to borrow materials. To obtain a Community Borrower card you must present government issued, positive photo identification.
  • Are allowed a 21 day loan period for books and audio books; circulating media items have an 8 day loan period.
  • May borrow up to a maximum of 6 items at one time. Of these, patrons may borrow up to 3 books, 2 audio books, and 2 circulating media items.
  • May renew books for an additional 21 days once, if the item has not been requested by another person.
  • Audio books and circulating media items may not be renewed.
  • Overdue items must be returned before new items can be checked out or the patron is granted computer privileges.
  • If an item is not returned or renewed by the due date, the borrower will receive a warning letters via mail and e-mail.
  • Lost or damaged items must be paid for by the borrower. A $30.00 replacement fee and a $10.00 processing fee ($40.00 total) will be assessed per item.
  • Replacement fees for lost or damaged items will be waived if the library is provided with an exact copy in good condition that is approved by the circulation supervisor.
  • Payments for replacement fees are not collected at the Circulation desk but are accepted by the Financial Services office located in Building 6. It is the borrower's responsibility to bring a signed receipt from Financial Services to the Library to provide proof of payment. Upon receiving the payment receipt, the Library will remove the holds on the borrower's account.
  • Community Patrons are eligible to request material through our Interlibrary Loan Services (ILL). If materials borrowed via ILL are lost or damaged, patrons must pay any fines, replacement costs, and/or fees as required by the loaning library.

JCC Faculty and Staff

  • Should present their SUNYCard to borrow materials.
  • Are allowed an 80 day loan period for circulating books, a 21 day loan period for audio books and an 8 day loan period for media items.
  • May renew books for an additional 50 days if the item has not been requested by another patron.
  • May borrow up to 10 items at one time, two of which may be audio books.
  • Are eligible to request material through our Interlibrary Loan Service (ILL). If materials borrowed via ILL are lost or damaged, faculty and staff must pay any fines, replacement costs, and/or fees as required by the loaning library.

Holds

  • Any patron may place a hold on an item that is out on loan.
  • No renewals are possible for items on hold.
  • When an item on hold is returned to the library, the person requesting the hold will be contacted by phone and the item will be held for checkout for 72 hours. After 72 hours the hold is cancelled and the item is returned to the shelf.

General Circulation Information

  • The library will hold a book at the Circulation and Reserves desk for 24 hours for patrons who need to retrieve their SUNYCard or Community Borrower's card.
  • Borrowing privileges will be suspended for any patron with lost books or unpaid fees.
  • Periodicals and newspapers must be used in the library.
  • Reserve materials may be used for a period of 2 hours in the library only. Two coin-operated photocopiers and a microform reader/printer are available in the library for copying at $.10 a page.