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Borrowing

General Collection:

A Student who graduates from SPSU will be changed to the Alumni status automatically one semester after he/she graduates. The first semester of graduation, he/she still enjoys SPSU student borrowing privileges. A valid photo ID at the Circulation Desk is required for checkout.

Reserves:

Fines | Renewals|Request a Book | Who May Borrow | Help Info


Loan Periods and Policies

Fines

General Collection $0.35 cent / day
2 Hour Reserves $0.05 / minute
3 day and 7 day Reserves $2.50 / day
Maximum Fine $35.00 / item
Maximum Fine (Reserves) $10.00 / item

General Collection items have a four (4) day grace period. On the fifth (5th) day after the due date, all fines are assessed retroactively. There is no grace period on reserve materials. You will be blocked from borrowing, renewing or requesting library materials when you accumulate fines in excess $10 or when you have GIL Express overdue book. If you have unpaid fines and overdue books from other universities at the end of the semester you may be blocked from registering for the next semester.

Renewals

You may renew books in person in the library or online via the GIL catalog. To renew online, log into you GIL account, check the items you want to renew, and click the "Renew" button. The library will renew books over the phone if you provide your name and Hornet Card number, and you can identify at least one of the book titles.

Requesting Books

If a book you need has been checked out to someone else, you may request it through the GIL online catalog. Click the "Request" link at the top or bottom of the screen on which the record for the book is displayed. When it is returned, you will be notified that the book is available for you to pick up at the Circulation Desk.                                                           

Who May Borrow

Patron Type
Maximum BooksCheck Out 

Maximum Renewals

Alumni (SPSU)
10
2
ARCHE Borrowers
10
2
Business Borrowers
10
3
Chattahoochee Tech
10
2
Continuing Education
10 (Reserve only)
n/a
Faculty / Staff (SPSU)
50
3
Family Members
10
2
Foundation Members
10
2
GIL Express Patrons
10
2
Interlibrary Loan
10
1
Retired Faculty / Staff
10
3
State Employees
10
2
Students (SPSU)
20
3

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Help information

For assistance with Circulation questions contact:

Li Chen , Assistant Director / Systems (678) 915-7467
Mark Kirkley, Circulation & Reserves Assistant (678) 915-7275
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