Faculty, Staff & Student Borrowing

Borrowing privileges for patrons with overdue, lost, or damaged items or fees may be suspended or blocked until cleared.

For payment of fines at the Atlanta campus library, cash, check, money order, and PantherCash are accepted. For payment of fines at the Perimeter libraries, cash, check, and money order are accepted.

Faculty

PantherCard required for checking out materials. Part-time and adjunct instructors have the same privileges as graduate students. Retired faculty retain the same privileges prior to retirement.

Item Loan Period Renewals Overdue Fines
General Collection Books 1 year 2
Browsing Collection Books 4 weeks 0
Media 2 weeks 1
Course Reserves Books 2 hours, 3 days, or 1 week 0 3 days and 1 week: $5.00 per day
Course Reserves Media 6 hours 0 $5.00 per hour
Periodicals 2 hours 0
Periodicals from Storage—Atlanta 3 days 0 $0.25 per day
Reference Materials and General Collection Non-Circulating 3 hours 0 $5.00 per hour
GIL Express Materials 4 weeks 2
Emory Materials 4 weeks 2 Ask at checkout
ARCHE Materials Managed by the lending library. Ask at checkout.

Students

PantherCard required for checking out materials. Students must be actively enrolled to receive borrowing privileges. See the University Policy on Continuous Enrollment for details regarding graduate students. See the Equipment Borrowing page for details about laptop and other equipment check out.

Item Loan Period Renewals Overdue Fines
General Collection Books 1 semester 2 $0.25 per day
Browsing Collection Books 4 weeks 0 $0.25 per day
Media 2 weeks 1 $1.00 per day
Course Reserves Books 2 hours, 3 days, or 1 week 0 2 hours: $5.00 per hour
3 days and 1 week: $5.00 per day
Course Reserves Media 6 hours 0 $5.00 per hour
Periodicals Graduate students only, 2 hours 0 $1.00 per day
Periodicals from Storage—Atlanta 3 days 0 $0.25 per day
Reference Materials and General Collection Non-Circulating Graduate students only, 3 hours 0 $5.00 per hour
GIL Express Materials 4 weeks 2
Emory Materials 4 weeks 2 Ask at checkout
ARCHE Materials Managed by the lending library. Ask at checkout.

Staff

PantherCard required for checking out materials.

Item Loan Period Renewals Overdue Fines
General Collection Books 1 year 2 $0.25 per day
Browsing Collection Books 4 weeks 0 $0.25 per day
Media 2 weeks 1 $1.00 per day
Course Reserves Books 2 hours, 3 days, or 1 week 0 2 hours: $5.00 per hour
3 days and 1 week: $5.00 per day
Course Reserves Media 6 hours 0 $5.00 per hour
Periodicals Do not circulate
Periodicals from Storage—Atlanta 3 days 0 $0.25 per day
Reference Materials and General Collection Non-Circulating Do no circulate
GIL Express Materials 4 weeks 2
Emory Materials 4 weeks 2 Ask at checkout
ARCHE Materials Managed by the lending library. Ask at checkout.