Loan Periods

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CategoryLoan PeriodRenewals
Bowdoin Materials    
Books, Gov. Docs, Scores—Main/Science/Music 28 days* 4
Books, Gov. Docs, Scores—Main/Science/Music for Seniors & Honors Students 150 days* 1
Display Alcove, Children’s Corner, Audiobooks—Main 28 days 1
Videos/DVDs—Media Commons/Science/Music 7 days 1
Videos/DVDs—Media Commons Local In-house use only  
Periodicals—Main/Science 7 days none
Music Recordings 7 days none
Reserves—Main/Science 2 hours (may vary) 1 (varies)
Video/DVD Reserves—Media Commons/Science 3 hours none
Reference Materials—Main/Science/Music In-house use only  
Special Collections and Archives In-house use only  
Microform and Microform Index—Main In-house use only  
Art Library In-house use only  
     
Non-Bowdoin Materials    
Bates/Colby—Books, Gov. Docs, Music Scores 28 days 4
Bates/Colby—Books, Gov. Docs, Music Scores for Seniors & Honors Students 150 days 1
Bates/Colby—Audiobooks 28 days 1
Bates/Colby—Videos/DVDs/CDs 7 days none
Bates/Colby—Periodicals 7 days none
Bates/Colby—Music Recordings 7 days none
MaineCat—Books, Gov. Docs, Music Scores 28 days 1 (14 days only)
MaineCat—Audiobooks Varies  
MaineCat—Videos/DVDs/CDs Varies  
ILL—Periodical Articles Electronic Access  
ILL—All Other Materials Varies  
 Loan PeriodRenewals
Bowdoin Materials    
Books, Gov. Docs, Scores—Main/Science/Music 1 year 2
Display Alcove, Children’s Corner, Audiobooks—Main 28 days 1
Videos/DVDs—Media Commons/Science/Music 7 days 1
Videos/DVDs—Media Commons Local 7 days none
Periodicals—Main/Science 7 days none
Music Recordings 120 days 1
Reserves—Main/Science 2 hours (may vary) 1 (varies)
Video/DVD Reserves—Media Commons/Science 3 hours none
Reference Materials—Main/Science/Music In-house use only  
Special Collections and Archives In-house use only  
Microform and Microform Index—Main In-house use only  
Art Library 1 year  
     
Non-Bowdoin Materials    
Bates/Colby—Books, Gov. Docs, Music Scores 1 year 2
Bates/Colby—Audiobooks 28 days 1
Bates/Colby—Videos/DVDs/CDs 7 days none
Bates/Colby—Periodicals 7 days none
Bates—Music Recordings 30 days 5
Colby—Music Recordings 120 days 1
MaineCat—Books, Gov. Docs, Music Scores 28 days 1 (14 days only)
MaineCat—Audiobooks Varies  
MaineCat—Videos/DVDs/CDs Varies  
ILL—Periodical Articles Electronic Access  
ILL—All Other Materials Varies  
 Loan PeriodRenewals
Bowdoin Materials    
Books, Gov. Docs, Scores—Main/Science/Music 14 days* 1
Display Alcove, Children’s Corner, Audiobooks—Main 14 days 1
Videos/DVDs—Media Commons/Science/Music In-house use only  
Videos/DVDs—Media Commons Local In-house use only  
Periodicals—Main/Science In-house use only  
Music Recordings In-house use only  
Reserves—Main/Science Usually limited to 2 hours  
Video/DVD Reserves—Media Commons/Science Usually limited to 3 hours  
Reference Materials—Main/Science/Music In-house use only  
Special Collections and Archives In-house use only  
Microform and Microform Index—Main In-house use only  
Art Library In-house use only  
     

* These materials may come from restricted collections. Please call ahead to confirm availability.