Borrowing & Other Services

Main Collection

Checkout – 2 Weeks + 1 Week Renewal (no Renewals for Browse books or popular titles)
Overdue Fines – 25 cents per day
Lost Item Fees – $10.00 processing fee + replacement cost of item (as determined by the Library)
Distance students, see Information Delivery for unique guidelines.

Reference

Students may not check out Reference items, but may scan or copy as needed within Fair Use guidelines.
Distance students, see Information Delivery for unique guidelines.

Reserves

Checkout – 2 hours, in-library use only (or as specified by the instructor)
Overdue Fines – 25 cents per hour (or as designated)

Equipment

Faxing – Full-service, cover sheet required. 25 cents per local page, 50 cents per long-distance page, $3 per international page.
Lamination – Full-service. $1 per page (up to 8.5″x 11″).
Binding – Full-service. $2 for plastic covers up to 1″ in width.
Copying – Self-service, single-sided or double-sided. 10 cents per black-and-white page, 40 cents per color page.
Scanning – Self-service, to JPEG or PDF formats. Free.

Other Services

Research Appointments – Use our Research Appointments online form to make an appointment for a personal research consultation with a librarian! We can meet with students in person or by phone during library hours.

Interlibrary Loan & Information Delivery – If we don’t have a book or article you need, we will find a library that does! Click here to view terms & conditions and to submit a request for an item.

Atlanta Regional Council for Higher Education (ARCHE) – If an item a student needs for academic study is only available at an ARCHE library, we may issue the student an ARCHE card for privileges at one of twenty consortium libraries. See more information about the consortium here.

Electronic thesis publication – Brenau University publishes its graduate theses and projects through ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, which is the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress. The collection includes work by authors from more than 1,700 graduate schools and universities the world over, and covers every conceivable subject. Every major research university in the United States and Canada is represented in the database and there is also a decent and growing international coverage. Click here for more information, including instructions and forms.