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Faculty Circulation Policies

Borrowing Materials

You must bring your Cedarville University ID card with you to the Service Desk to borrow any Centennial Library materials. 

Loan Periods


Type of MaterialsLoan Period
Books - Main6 weeks
Books - Reference1 week
OhioLink Books6 weeks
CMC Books3 weeks

Audiovisual & Other Materials

Type of MaterialsLoan Period
Audiovisuals3 weeks
OhioLink Audiovisuals1 week
CMC Audiovisuals3 weeks
CMC Game or Kit3 weeks
Christian Education Material3 weeks
Periodicals1 week


As a courtesy, you will receive a reminder email when you have materials due.

Faculty members do not pay fines for materials owned by the Centennial Library. However, please be sensitive to other patron's needs in returning or renewing materials.

Faculty members do pay:

  • Replacement costs for lost or damaged items
  • OhioLINK fines (50ยข per day)

Placing a Hold

If the materials you need are not available, you may place a hold on them through the Centennial Library Catalog so that you can receive them next. You will be notified by e-mail when the item is available. You may also place on hold materials that are in processing or on order.

Renewing Materials

Books may be renewed up to 6 times, and 1 time for most other items

Renew online: Log into your account by entering your name and barcode number (the 14 digit number along the bottom of your ID card). Click on "Items currently checked out." To renew a specific book, click in the check box next to the title and click on "RENEW SELECTED ITEMS." You can renew all materials that qualify for renewal by clicking on "RENEW ALL."

Renew in person: Present the materials and your university ID card at the Service Desk.

Renewal will not be possible if:

  • An overdue notice has already been sent for the item
  • You owe the Library money
  • A request has been placed for the item by another patron
  • The item has been renewed the maximum amount of times allowed.

Returning Materials

Please return all materials to the book drop at the Service Desk, in the library entryway, or in the book return on the loading dock at the rear of the library.

Lost/Damaged Materials

If you lose or damage an item, please notify library personnel. You will be charged the current cost and a billing/processing fee.