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Lending Policies in the Music and Performing Arts Library

Circulating Collection (open stacks)

Books, Scores Faculty and graduate students 16 weeks
All other borrowers 4 weeks
Unbound Periodicals All borrowers Music and Performing Arts Library use only
Bound Periodicals All borrowers 1 week

Reference Collection

Books, Scores, Periodicals All borrowers Music and Performing Arts Library use only

Course Reserves

(All materials paged from first floor service desk):

All Reserve materials All borrowers 2 hours within the Music and Performing Arts Library.*

*An exception to this rule is usually made for professors and teaching assistants who are involved in teaching the class for which an item has been put on Reserve. Such professors and TAs may borrow reserve items for their own classes for 1 week.

Hourly reserves are fined $5 for each hour, or any portion of an hour, overdue.

No more than four reserve items may be checked out at a time.

Special Collections Materials

(All materials paged from first floor service desk):

Compact discs, DVDs All borrowers 1 week. Please note that CDs and DVDs cannot be renewed.

Item limits
Faculty: 20 items
Graduate students: 10 items
All other borrowers: 5 items

LP Sound Recordings, Videocassettes UIUC patrons 1 week
All other borrowers Music and Performing Arts Library use only
Books, Scores All borrowers Music and Performing Arts Library use only
Microforms Music School faculty 16 weeks
Teaching Assistants 4 weeks
Other borrowers Music and Performing Arts Library use only

NOTE: Most Music and Performing Arts Library materials may circulate for two hours outside the library for classroom use. Deviations from standard lending policies may be made by special permission.

Loanable Technology

(All materials paged from first floor servicedesk):

iPads icard holders only One week. One renewal. $15/day overdue fine.
Portable CD/DVD Players icard holders only One week. One renewal. $15/day overdue fine.
VGA Adapters icard holders only One week. One renewal. $15/day overdue fine.
HDMI Adapters icard holders only 2 hours in Library use only. One renewal. $5/hour overdue fine.

NOTE: More information about MPAL’S Loanable Technology can be found on the Technology at MPAL guide.