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Library Hours for Monday, December 11th

All of the hours for today can be found below. We look forward to seeing you in the library.
HOURS TODAY
7:00 am - 2:00 am
MAIN LIBRARY

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WITHIN BAILEY/HOWE

Maps9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Media Services8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Reference Desk9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Cyber Cafe (All Night Study)12:00 am - 8:00 am

OTHER DEPARTMENTS

Special Collections10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Dana Medical Library7:30 am - 11:00 pm

Classroom Technology Services8:00 am - 4:30 pm

 

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Textbook & Required Course Reading Policies

Though we understand that textbook prices are especially high, the library is unable to borrow required class textbooks via Interlibrary Loan.

Ill material is short term borrowing and you would not be able to keep the book for the entire semester:

  • Due dates are set by the lending library, not Bailey/Howe Library.
  • Renewals are not always allowed by the lending library.
  • A renewal is usually only allowed once, and often for only an additional week or two.

Additionally:

  • Loaned books usually take one-two weeks to arrive, so you would already be far behind in your class work and reading by the time they arrive.
  • Few libraries purchase textbooks and, if they do, they reserve them for their students' use.
  • Even fewer libraries have the newest editions that are required for classes.
  • Interlibrary Loans are subject to immediate recall by the lending library. So you might only have it for a week before the lending library requests it be returned. Should you not return the ILL book upon recall, your ILL privileges will be blocked and you will incur fines and fees.
  • Though interlibrary loans do not cost you anything, the cost to the library begins at $25 per request. The library does not have the funding to request hundreds of student textbooks.

Questions:

Phone: 802-656-2242
E-mail: bhlibill@uvm.edu
Location: Bailey/Howe 201-C