The following persons are eligible to check out items from Hewes Library:
Despite eligibility, some collections may not be available to check out to all patron groups. Community patrons and non-affiliated users will be issued a Monmouth College barcode. Patrons outside the Monmouth College community must present a valid photo ID and proof of current address when applying for a Monmouth College library card.
Hewes Library and Monmouth College are not responsible for materials checked out or viewed on public terminals by minors.
All library patrons must follow library and college policies.
Your Monmouth College ID is also your library card. You must present this card at the Circulation Desk before you can check out any materials, including Course Reserves, audiovisual materials and equipment.
Members of the general public may obtain a Hewes Library account, by bringing to the Circulation Desk either a photo ID or a valid public library card. We will issue a library card to you for all Hewes circulation purposes.
|Material||Loan Period: Students & Community patrons||Loan Period: Faculty & Staff|
|Books, most government documents, software||30 days||120 days|
|Videos / DVDs||5 days||5 days|
|Course reserve materials||2 hours (In-house)||N/A|
|All other materials||In-house||In-house|
Most materials may be renewed up to three times before they must be returned to the Library. Library materials can be renewed online in the Hewes Library or I-Share Library Catalogs by logging into your account. Materials borrowed via the ILLiad Interlibrary Loan system can also be renewed online in your ILLiad Account. Course Reserves may be renewed only once, for an additional two-hour period, at the Circulation Desk.
Overdues / Fines
Overdue materials are subject to replacement and processing fees. If you receive an overdue notice for an item that you have borrowed, please renew the item or return it to the Library immediately. If you cannot make it to the Library during our business hours, a bookdrop is available near the exit doors on the west side of the building.
If you receive an overdue notice for an item which you think you have either returned or never borrowed in the first place, please contact the Circulation Desk at 309-457-2190.
Recalls / Holds
All borrowed items are, after the first two weeks of their period, subject to:
If you would like to place a hold or recall on an item that is currently checked out to another patron, please ask someone at the Circulation Desk.
Copier, Fax and Scanners
Overdue library materials are subject to replacement and processing fees. If you receive an overdue notice for an item that you have borrowed, please renew the item or return it to the Library immediately. For questions about library fines or fine notices, please contact the Circulation Desk at 309-457-2190.
AV equipment is available for temporary checkout to students, faculty and staff for college-related activities. To reserve equipment for checkout, contact Information Technology Coordinator Chris Buban at 309-457-2193 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Borrowing periods will vary, depending upon the activity for which the equipment is needed and the pressure of demand from other patrons. Equipment includes: