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Borrowing Privileges by Status

ID needed to check out materials: Cardinal Card

Maximum # of items total: 99

Eligible for Interlibrary Loan service

UofL Undergraduate Students
Library Collection Loan Period Max. # of items
ARTbooks 28 days  
ARTvideos 3 days  
EKSTROMstacks books 28 days  
EKSTROMbrowsing books 21 days  
EKSTROMlaptops 4 hours 1
EKSTROMheadphones 4 hours  
EKSTROMSGA videos 3 days 3
KORNHAUSERbooks 14 days  
LAW     10
LAW books 28 days  
LAW reserve items 4 hours  
MUSICbooks 60 days  
MUSICscores 60 days  
MUSICCDs/DVDs 30 days  

ID needed to check out materials: Cardinal Card

Maximum # of items total: 99

Eligible for Interlibrary Loan service

UofL Graduate Students
Library Collection Loan Period Max. # of items
ARTbooks 120 days  
ARTvideos 7 days  
EKSTROMstacks books 120 days  
EKSTROMbrowsing books 21 days  
EKSTROMlaptops 4 hours  
EKSTROMheadphones 4 hours  
EKSTROMSGA Videos 5 days  
EKSTROMEkstrom Collection videos 3 days  
KORNHAUSERbooks 14 days  
LAW     50
LAW books 28 days  
LAWDVDs 24 hours  
LAW Reserve items 4 hours  
MUSICbooks 120 days  
MUSICscores 120 days  
MUSICCDs/DVDs 120 days  

ID needed to check out materials: Cardinal Card

Maximum # of items total: 99

Eligible for Interlibrary Loan service

UofL Faculty
Library Collection Loan Period Max. # of items
ARTbooks 120 days  
ARTvideos 7 days  
EKSTROMstacks books 120 days  
EKSTROMbrowsing books 21 days  
EKSTROMlaptops 4 hours  
EKSTROMheadphones 4 hours  
EKSTROMSGA Videos 5 days  
EKSTROMEkstrom Collection videos 3 days  
KORNHAUSERbooks 14 days  
LAW     50
LAWbooks

28 days (Law School faculty - 365 days)

 

LAWDVDs 24 hours  
LAW Reserve items 4 hours  
MUSICbooks 120 days  
MUSICscores 120 days  
MUSICCDs/DVDs 120 days  

ID needed to check out materials: Cardinal Card

Maximum # of items total: 99

Eligible for Interlibrary Loan service

UofL Staff
Library Collection Loan Period Max. # of items
ARTbooks 120 days  
ARTvideos 3 days  
EKSTROMstacks books 120 days  
EKSTROMbrowsing books 21 days  
EKSTROMlaptops 4 hours  
EKSTROMheadphones 4 hours  
EKSTROMSGA Videos 5 days  
EKSTROMEkstrom Collection videos 3 days  
KORNHAUSERbooks 14 days  
LAW     50 items
LAWbooks 28 days  
LAW DVDs 24 hours  
LAW reserve items 4 hours  
MUSICbooks 120 days  
MUSICscores 120 days  
MUSICCDs/DVDs 120 days  

Maximum # of items total: 99

UofL Retirees
Library Collection Loan Period Max. # of items
ARTbooks 120 days  
ARTvideos 7 days  
KORNHAUSERbooks 14 days  
LAW     50 total
LAW books 28 days  
LAW reserve items 4 hours  

Visiting academics include: Metroversity Faculty, SAALCK Faculty, ARL Reciprocal Faculty, Visiting Faculty, VIPs

ID needed to check out materials: Home University ID (or similar) and UofL Community Borrower's Card

Maximum # of items: 15

Eligible for Interlibrary Loan service

Visiting Academics
Library Collection Loan Period Max. # of items
ARTbooks 14 days  
EKSTROMstacks books 120 days  
EKSTROMbrowsing books 21 days  
EKSTROMheadphones 4 hours  
KORNHAUSERbooks 14 days  
LAW     50
LAWbooks 28 days  
LAW reserve items 4 hours  
MUSICbooks 120 days  
MUSICscores 120 days  
MUSICCDs/DVDs 120 days  

Consortia students include currently enrolled Metroversity Students, SAALCK Students, Simmons College Students

ID needed to check out materials: Home University ID (or similar) and UofL Community Borrower's Card

Maximum # of items total: 10

Not eligible for Interlibrary Loan service

Consortia Students
Library Collection Loan Period Max. # of items
ARTbooks 14 days  
EKSTROMstacks books 28 days  
EKSTROMbrowsing books 21 days  
EKSTROMheadphones 4 hours  
KORNHAUSERbooks 14 days  
LAW     5
LAWbooks 28 days  
LAW reserve items 4 hours  
MUSICbooks 14 days  
MUSICscores 14 days  
MUSICCDs / DVDs 14 days  

Overdue, Lost, and Damaged Materials

When an Art Library item is 28 days overdue, a block is placed on the borrower’s library account. Library privileges are suspended until either the return of the book or, in cases where the book is lost or damaged, the payment of replacement fees.

The replacement fee for lost or damaged materials is $175 per item. This includes a $25 processing fee. 

Fees may be reflected on the patron's account as two separate fees (i.e. a charge of $80 plus an additional charge of $95, adding up to a total of $175 per lost or damaged book).

Items lost due to extenuating circumstances (i.e. items lost due to fire, theft, flood, etc.) must be documented in the form of a police report or an insurance claim and provided to the Director of Bridwell Art Library. Fee waivers for these items lost will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

Patrons may not purchase a copy of the book as a replacement. 

A refund in the amount of $150 is allowed in the event a library item is found within 30 days after payment has been made. No refunds will be given after 30 days.

Fees are payable by credit card via the online payment form. The Art Library does not accept cash.

Non-Circulating Materials

The following materials cannot be checked out:

  • Magazines and journals
  • Information and Artist File folders
  • Reference Books
  • Reserve Books
  • Theses and Dissertations
  • Rare Books

Recalls

Any UofL student, faculty or staff may ask for an item to be recalled for their use.

Speak with an Art Library staff member to request a recall.

No book will be recalled within 14 days after the initial checkout.

Once recalled, books must be returned to avoid overdue blocks on library accounts.

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