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Library Information: Late returns

Library late returns

  • 1 day overdue – courtesy notice email to return the item
     
  • 8 days overdue – second courtesy notice email to return the item
     
  • 30 days overdue – charge for replacing items: includes a $60 replacement fee and a $15 processing fee
     
  • Damaged items - Items returned with repairable damage will be assessed a $15 processing fee. Items returned in a condition beyond repair will be charged a $60 replacement fee and a $15 processing fee.
Use My Library Account to view due dates and renew items.

It is the responsibility of the patron to:
    1. know the due dates of borrowed items
    2. return items on time
    3. return them in the original condition
    4. to pay all charges incurred for late return of items borrowed.

Claims for items returned or billed can be made at the Library Services Desk. We will send you the results of your claim within 5 working days (Monday-Friday) of receipt of the appeal form. If at that time you wish to make a further appeal, you may make an appointment by calling (660) 562-1192 or sending an e-mail to olcirc@nwmissouri.edu.
  • Overdue late fees for equipment:
    • If loaned by the day, $10.00 per day
    • If loaned by the hour, $5.00 per hour

 

  • 1 day overdue – courtesy notice email to return the item
     
  • 8 days overdue – second courtesy notice email to return the item
     
  • 30 days overdue – charge for replacing items: includes a replacement fee based on the value of the equipment and a $15 processing fee
     
  • Damaged items - Equipment returned with repairable damage will be assessed the replacement parts fee and a $15 processing fee. Equipment returned in a condition beyond repair will be charged the replacement value and a $15 processing fee.

Due to high demand and limited quantity, overdue late fees for reserve items are $5.00/hourly or $10.00 daily. Please note, overdue charges may exceed item replacement charges based on hours or days overdue. 
 

  • 1 day overdue – courtesy notice email to return the item
     
  • 8 days overdue – second courtesy notice email to return the item
     
  • 30 days overdue – charge for replacing items: includes a replacement fee based on the value of the item/equipment and a $15 processing fee
     
  • Damaged items
    • Reserve items/equipment returned with repairable damage will be assessed the replacement parts fee and a $15 processing fee. Equipment returned in a condition beyond repair will be charged the replacement fee and a $15 processing fee.
       
    • Study rooms with repairable damage will be assessed the maintenance fee and a $15 processing fee. Lost/damaged keys will be assessed the replacement value plus a $15 processing fee.
  • 1 day overdue – courtesy notice email to return the item
     
  • 8 days overdue – second courtesy notice email to return the item
     
  • 30 days overdue – charge for replacing items: up to a $120 replacement fee
     
  • Damaged items - The lending library determines fees for repairable damage. Items returned in a condition beyond repair will be assessed a $120 replacement fee.
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