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Circulation Policies


Borrowing information

A Cardinal Card or Driver's License and fines below $10.00 are necessary for materials to be checked out.

Type of Material
Loan Period
21 days 
6 renewals

(Newspapers do NOT circulate) 

3 days


4 renewals



CDs, DVDs & Videos 
7 days
6 renewals 
2 hour Reserves 2 hours No renewal
1, 3, and 7 day Reserves 1, 3, or 7 days No renewal
Laptops, iPads 3 days No renewal

Extended Laptops, Bikes

7 days No renewal
Data Projectors, Camcorders, Camera equipment 1 day No renewal

$5.00/day plus $.50/day for accessories

OhioLINK Books

21 days 6 renewals
OhioLINK Media 7 days 3 renewals

* It is your responsibility to check your Otterbein e-mail and mail for overdue and billing notices.

* Overdue notices are sent 1 day and 3 weeks after items are due. If an item is 30 days overdue, a maximum fine of $15 will be charged for materials owned by Otterbein's Library; this excludes reserve items and equipment, which might incur a higher fee. A maximum fine of $50 will be charged for any OhioLink item that is 30 days overdue.


* After 30 days, a $115 replacement fee is charged for any item owned by Otterbein's Library, and $125 for any OhioLink item. The library has the right to charge more as needed for items such as laptop computers depending on their cost.


* Any unpaid fines that are sent to the Business Office will incur an additional $5 processing fee.


Circ questions? e-mail or call (614)823-1215

OhioLINK questions? e-mail or call (614)823-3072